“The only difference between a flower and a weed is judgement.” – Wayne Dyer I have mistaken Ragweed for Goldenrod, alleyways for gardens, watched them torn out, make way for something better. I have asked what better is, been taught […]
In an increasingly privatized world, it’s worth remembering that some of our most cherished and trusted institutions–NPR, PBS, the USPS, libraries, the Social Security Administration, credit unions–are nonprofit, not-for-profit, quasi-governmental, or governmental entities. And this is true even as trust […]
In 2008 I was a graduate student with almost no understanding of the financial system–I couldn’t even explain the difference between an interest rate and an APR!–working to launch what would become Capital Good Fund: a nonprofit lender. One day […]
Tomorrow is Midterm Election Day, a fact of which, between a bombardment of mailers, text messages, emails, phone calls, TV ads, radio ads, digital ads, billboards, and nonstop press coverage, you are likely aware. If you are eligible to vote, […]
In two weeks, voters across the country will decide whether to keep control of the House and Senate in the hands of Democrats, or give one or both chambers of Congress back to the party of Trump, insurrection, election denialism, […]
The Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) is one of those once-in-a-lifetime, transformational pieces of legislation that’s so far-reaching and chock-full of potential, it’s hard to wrap one’s mind around it. Indeed, when it passed in August the mood in the climate […]
When we think of building a clean future, the tools that come to mind are technologies like wind turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles, and heat pumps. And all of these are essential, to be sure. But there is a tool […]
I am the Founder & CEO of Capital Good Fund, a nonprofit social venture seeking to tackle poverty through financial services. I am also a writer, poet, cyclist, and avid reader. Enjoy my blog!