Should I really vote for Trump?

Even before Bernie’s prospects looked so slim, I’ve been shilling for Trump as a backup plan. Given that my circle of friends are mostly liberal elites, this has understandably caused a lot of backlash: I’ve been yelled at (in-person) I’ve received calls in the middle of the night from my concerned mother I’ve been heckled en… Continue reading

Jodorowsky’s “Dune” Gets Way More Credit Than It Deserves

(Colaborator): The filmmaking documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune has became a hit amongst filmmakers, and its subject, Alejandro Jodorowsky, has been receiving credit for presaging the look of modern sci-fi films like Star Wars and Alien. But the adulation is misplaced. Not only does H.R. Giger deserve most of the credit forAlien, and 2001: A Space Odyssey for Star Wars, both of which came before Jodorowsky’s bloated Dune project, but Jodorowsky himself is more of an excitable, unreasonable narcissist than a genius. Unfortunately, the two are frequently confused.

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The Time is Always Now

(Breakout Today): Breaker Sheena Paul’s development work has been called “some of the most ambitious” in city history by The Dallas Morning News. She was named both a Real Estate Forum Magazine Woman of Influence and Profile in Power Rising Star Winner in 2015. At the age of 31, she is the COO of World Class Capital Group, presiding over approximately $1 billion in assets and more than 9 million square feet in 17 states (as well as entitlements on another 20 million square feet).

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Harm Reducer

(Breakout): The Skid Row Housing Trust (SRHT) isn’t like other anti-homeless initiatives. Its founding principle is “Housing First with Harm Reduction,” a highly effective but sometimes controversial approach that offers homeless housing with few conditions. If approved for housing, residents are allowed to drink alcohol and use drugs inside their units without being thrown out.

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