Politics & Social Sciences

June 17, 2019

The New Bible

"The New Bible" by Eloheem Ali

Did you know the human body is more mysterious than the ocean? We know more about the vast mysterious ocean than we know about our own brain. Just think of the possibilities. We have been visited by God so many times, we have forgotten God is special. If the multiverse is real, then everything that is possible exists... If gods are possible, they exist. If love is possible it exists. If you are possible then you exist. And as impossible as you seem, here you are existing and reading this summary. Amazing...

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May 12, 2019

Whitening Harlem

"Whitening Harlem: A Study on Gentrification induced Displacement of Persons of Color in Central Harlem." by Belinda Merceron

Whitening Harlem is an anthropological research study conducted in Central Harlem that analyzes and explores the complexities of the phenomenon of Gentrification. It presents theoretical concepts, empirical data, and summarizes how gentrification disproportionately affects persons of color regionally. This research study details residents accounts of displacement, poverty, structural racism, and socioeconomic in contemporary New York.

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April 21, 2019

RESTORE TRUST

"RESTORE TRUST - Economic Solutions to Current Social and Political Issues in the U.S." by Werner Neff

| Website | Poverty in the U.S. is a structural problem created by economic thinking errors and institutional poverty traps. The working poor are a social problem created by politics. The low minimum wage does not support a most basic lifestyle and as a result, food stamps, free medical services, and other programs become necessary to cover the gap. Mostly the Middle Class Americans subsidize this insufficient minimum wage with their taxes and unknowingly and indirectly support the bottom line of companies that underpay their employees. Economic thinking errors are the source of our entitlement society.

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April 7, 2019

Queenie’s Teapot

Now optioned for a movie!

"Queenie's Teapot" by Carolyn Steele

The perfect antidote to political blues. A post-Brexit, post-Trump romp through the world of what-if... In a world where democracy has been declared no longer fit for purpose, a cohort of randomly-selected British Republic citizens receive their call to serve in parliament. As the strangers gather to learn their tasks for the next three years, the Cabinet Support Team try to fit jobs to skills—but Queenie can’t do nuffin’. Naturally she becomes head of state. Together the new government muddles through, tackling unrest on the streets and a spot of global bioterrorism in addition to their own journeys of self-discovery.

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