Unique Resources for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Veteran entrepreneurs are increasingly showing their capacity to launch and grow successful startups. Military veterans are among the most esteemed individuals in the United States today as they have done a tremendous job serving their country as well as providing aid to other countries all around the world.


Is Donald Trump Doing Fascism? The Answer is Yes, but Poorly

His crypto fascism has done a lot of damage to our democracy, but he is also failing at it –for various reasons. If there were a fascist hall of fame, Donald Trump would certainly be qualified for membership.  Where do we begin?Trump has been notably less successful at it than his notorious predecessors and contemporaries – at least so far.  There are a number of reasons for this.


Five Million and Counting

The president is not smart enough to wreak  havoc without the help of his Executive Office advisors and the re-election campaign team responsible for producing the smear campaigns that will now escalate with Joe Biden picking Kamala Harris as his running mate. 


Denigrating the norms of our political system

Denigrating the norms of a political system can undermine even the greatest and strongest of republics, as it transformed the 400-year-old Roman Republic into a dictatorship. This past week President Trump continued to ignore the norms of how a functioning democratic government works by finding ways to make changes without seeking approval from congress.  


NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS: Perfetto

When I was in Rome last November, I drifted to sleep at night listening to the sound of competing sirens. One night I had a dream about Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. They weren’t doing much in my dream, just hanging out on the streets of Yonkers, the same way I used to hang out on the streets of Yonkers when I was a kid. 


Why It’s Important to Have a Strong Startup Team

Although many startups launch with a single founder, to achieve the desired growth targets, at some point, it becomes necessary to bring on one or more co-founders, advisors and/or board members. As more people join the team, the group dynamics in startups become increasingly important and influential.


Western Democracy Versus the “Chinese Model”: Does it Matter?

The bottom-line test for any government is procuring the “common good.”  China has excelled at it.  Our democracy has faltered.  What is to be done?  


How Protester Occupations Can Succeed

Spontaneous urban uprisings have a soul of their own. To guide one through a decision-making process is very difficult but not impossible!