Universal Basic Income – Ever Relevant in a Changing World

Universal Basic Income in California In the 2020 presidential election, candidate Andrew Yang ran on a campaign of Universal Basic Income (UBI) in which he proposed a “Freedom Dividend” where all U.S. adults would receive $1000 a month. Many critics said that this plan was not feasible and would be too expensive. Once the pandemic… Continue reading Universal Basic Income – Ever Relevant in a Changing World

Paciencia y independencia (Patience and independence)

After a week of painful gastro-intesinal issues, a major spinal surgery, and a failed discharge attempt, I found myself listlessly lying in my hospital bed. A new nurse walked in wanting to start yet another IV, only necessary because I was staying an extra day than expected. As a lukewarm fan of needles, I tend… Continue reading Paciencia y independencia (Patience and independence)

CRUSHing it?

It is almost August and well overdue for a mid-year reflection. The past few months themselves have been full of turmoil, transition, and change, so in essence, this is a reflection on that period as well. I started out the year with five guiding words that I wanted to shape the year. Curiosity. Relationships. Understanding.… Continue reading CRUSHing it?

Adding My Hat Into the Ring of Why The Office is the Best Show Ever

It took three tries for me to fall in love with The Office. I came across it when it first came out on NBC. The aesthetics were too dry for me. I watched it again post-college after a coworker kept drawing parallels between our dysfunctional workplace and this godforsaken show that everyone kept quoting. That's… Continue reading Adding My Hat Into the Ring of Why The Office is the Best Show Ever