“So I Ran for Congress”: A Sneak Preview

    “So I Ran for Congress”: A Sneak Preview (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     An interview excerpt from Arik’s pending book, So I Ran for Congress….

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TEDx Talk: “To Be Revolutionary, or not To Be Revolutionary”

    TEDx Talk: “To Be Revolutionary, or not To Be Revolutionary” (CLICK HERE FOR FULL PRESENTATION)     On April 2, 2017, I presented a TEDx Talk at TEDxHammondSchool on the subject of political revolution….

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The Ides of April: The Goodness of Taxes, the Orangeness of Tyranny

    The Ides of April: The Goodness of Taxes, the Orangeness of Tyranny (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     Behold, the Ides of April! Tax Day! The theme of today’s rally is Taxes & Transparency…

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An Open Statement to South Carolina’s Nine Presidential Electors

    An Open Statement to South Carolina’s Nine Presidential Electors (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     To the Esteemed Electoral College Members of the State of South Carolina:…

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Healthcare is a Human Right – May All Governors Give a Damn

    Healthcare is a Human Right – May All Governors Give a Damn (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     Healthcare is a human right. Period….

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The Democratic Party Has Failed Us All

Image by John A. Carlos II     The Democratic Party Has Failed Us All (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     The Democratic Party has failed us all. Okay, now some pages to explain….

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There’s a Better Way: Infrastructure Investment Paves the Way for Prosperity

    There’s a Better Way: Infrastructure Investment Paves the Way for Prosperity (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     This time last year, the rain fell.  And fell.  And fell. …       October 22, 2016 / Forward…

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There’s a Better Way: We Sing the Body Rainbow!

    There’s a Better Way: We Sing the Body Rainbow! (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     Our nation’s great poet once proclaimed: “I sing the body electric!” …       September 4, 2016 / Forward…

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I Don’t Want to Buy an Orange Shirt–But I Know I Must

    I Don’t Want to Buy an Orange Shirt–But I Know I Must (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     I don’t own an orange shirt.  But I know I need one. I don’t want to buy an orange shirt.  But I know I must. …       July 14, 2016 / Forward…

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There’s a Better Way: Remarks to the South Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee

    There’s a Better Way: Remarks to the South Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee (CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE)     BJORN is Norwegian for bear.  And that is precisely the animal that represents my pending campaign against “Status Quo” Joe Wilson. …       May 26, 2016 / Forward…

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