Posts Tagged ‘poverty’

So — Will We be “On the Charts” or “Off the Charts?”

Back in 1983 I took what I thought would be a 6-months leave of absence from my law firm to “save” a troubled bank, Park Bank of Florida. But both the 6-month time period I allotted for the task and the idea of Salvation were but dreams of unreality. The bank failed in 1986 and […]


Getting the Kids Ready for the Competition: Lessons from the School Kumchubchumbe and Sir Edmund Hillary "Chartered"

Kumchubchumbe spoke but one word of English during our visit – “Chicago!” His eyes sparkled from the flickering flames of his cook fire, as his fingers danced over the tall buildings in the tattered black and white photo he shared with us. Joanie and I were his guests. Kumchubchumbe, a Sherpa dancer and village hero, […]


The Race We Better Not Lose!

The National Post, a Canadian conservative newspaper, published a telling article January 30, 2010, Poverty stalks the middle class. The article was about the United States, not Canada. The article was based on a 43-page report from the U. S. Department of Commerce, issued January 25, 2010. The report concludes: It is more difficult now […]