To be Rich without Money

In a March 2015 Smithsonian magazine article titled, Grand Canyon on the Edge, the author, David Roberts, explores the conflict of commercial development on the Navajo Reservation near the Grand Canyon. As one begins to read it is apparent that the story being told is a familiar one. Mainstream America designates which parcel of land…

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My Day in Washington DC

On Thursday Morning August 29th I drove into Washington D.C. from Gaithersburg Maryland to continue my research on Francis Perkins at the Library of Congress.  On my way in I was listening to a podcast from the Economist titled “How Washington Really Runs”.  The gist of this podcast is: –Washington D.C. is wealthiest metropolitan area of the country. –Lobbying has…

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