I’m a traveller.

I write. I write for different audiences. Professionally, I write about finance. Recently, I returned to academia where I write about the intersection of finance and law.

I read. I am a voracious reader. I enjoy writing about what I read. I often share this on Medium…

FinTech has metathesized throughout all banking discussions. This is our reality. Eye-straining technology will be the main way that we are able to manage our finances. FinTech has the classical Silicon Valley syndrome: FinTechies talk to each other. Occasionally, they deign to ask the rest of us what we think…

On July 1, 2021, Xi Jin Ping hopes to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Here are two contrasting sets of observations about why there isn’t as much to celebrate as Xi hopes.

I ordered a new hoodie on a link via Facebook. I bought…

The star of Social Darwinism was Herbert Spencer. The British writer authored The Man versus The State (Indianapolis: Liberty Press, 1981 — ISBN 0–913966–98–3) and The Principles of Ethics (Indianapolis: Liberty Press, 1978 — ISBN 0–913966–34–7). The works are turgid. When Spencer wrote about man, the state and freedom, he…

Introduction: This topic has been on my mind for some time. In the United States, the Republicans have made healthcare an ideological issue. It is part of the chimera of big government. Progressively for more than 20 years, Republican lawmakers and presidents have sought to reduce the government’s already limited…

Abdulkader Thomas

Raised in Southern Ohio to become a globe trotter,…

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