Interview with Steve Pemberton​

On September 13th, 2019, prior to the Massachusetts Democratic Party state convention, Kash Jain interviewed Steve Pemberton, candidate for U.S. Senate. Mr. Pembeton is a business executive and author of A Chance in the World, an autobiography concerning his childhood in the foster care system. In this age of great political discord and turmoil — the shifting of political power …

Interview with Steve Pemberton​ — Transcript

This transcript, from our interview with Steve Pemberton, has been lightly edited to improve clarity, but we kept our editing to a minimum.  Q: What does the word “progress” mean to you?A: Progress means never declaring victory. It means always trying to find out what your best is. It means challenging conventional norms, even when it’s uncomfortable; especially when it’s …

UBI: What every American should know

UBI (Universal Basic Income) is one of the more progressive outlooks I support. Essentially, it’s a guaranteed paycheck from the government to all citizens. This payback system would simplify welfare tremendously. The funds could be as little 11,770 for a single American per annum. Simply put, this would keep every American above the poverty line (provided they spend their UBI …

Alabama and Texas Shootings — Statement

Over Labor Day weekend, two mass shootings in Mobile, Alabama and Odessa, Texas yielded seven dead and thirty injured; harmed individuals included three police officers, ten high schoolers, and a seventeen month-old girl.  Texas, in the wake of the Odessa shooting, passed a series of new gun legislation that will actually loosen restrictions on guns. The state’s most notable change …