JTOL0100 Inequality – What Can Be Done?

October 6th, 2019|

Social issues with wealth gap, and wealth inequality, and discrimination? Let's solve this?! Part 1 - https://youtu.be/me4fL94yIqI Part 2 - https://youtu.be/7c7ccOHMK8o Topics covered include: If the data shows unequal outcomes, does that mean someone was being treated unfairly, independent of what [...]

The Completely Unimportant, Little-known List of Misconceptions about the Wealth Gap in America

October 6th, 2019|

Wealth Inequality, The Wealth Gap in America, and Discrimination Wealth Gap in America Part 2 I've argued that inequality is the natural state of human affairs, that persons may want to combat it, but that this should be done in ways that do not infringe on the freedom and agency of others. I specif [...]

JTOL0098 Is Inequality a Problem to Be Solved?

September 13th, 2019|

In the world there is inequality between nations and within nations, between states, between different age cohorts, between individuals in a classroom, individuals within a family... Also available as a podcast. Search for Just Thinking Out Loud in your favorite podcast directory. Photo credit backg [...]

JTOL0073 – Coleman Hughes Interview (Affirmative Action, Diversity, Identity)

January 13th, 2019|

Desi-Rae speaks with Coleman Hughes, writer at Quillette and philosophy student at Columbia. He has a blog at afro-optimist.blogspot.com and can be found on Twitter @coldxman. Topics covered include critical race theory, red pill moments, the value of diversity, affirmative action, welfare, and more [...]

JTOL0029 Thoughts on Texas, Harvey, Irma and the need for Insurance

January 28th, 2018|

DACA next up! Very soon! For any audiophiles out there, sorry about the clipping. Originally Published on September 18, 2017 ********Follow Twitter: https://twitter.com/desiraethinking Instagram: https://instagram.com/desiraearts YouTube: https://YouTube.com/justthinkingoutloud ********Ways to Suppo [...]

JTOL0012 I Can’t Succeed Because I’m a Minority and Other Lies

January 26th, 2018|

00:11 Intro/Why I think persons should be skeptical when hearing about inequality and the conclusions drawn from the information. 01:41 First Point. How data on income inequality often misses key components to the argument at hand. 02:25 How data tells a different story depending on how much groups [...]