I’ve long been fascinated with vertical farming, well before the innovation made headlines in Camden, New Jersey. It is an amazing blend of the most basic structure of human life (food) and the latest in software and LED technology. The result: 130 times more yielded produce per square foot than the average farm. That is… Read More Two Thoughts on Vertical Farming
As crazy as it sounds, think about it for a moment. Camden needs jobs to be widely available for any skill level. Currently, the plan is to pump hundreds of millions of dollars worth of tax credits into several wealthy businesses in exchange for them to make Camden their new home. Legislators have said that this… Read More Forget Holtec, Forget The Sixers; Marijuana Will Help Camden
I do realize that we won’t be electing a new president today. I do realize that New Jersey won’t be electing a new governor today either. And I do realize that nobody seems to really care about today’s election. Here is why I need my fellow 20-somethings to start caring about New Jersey’s local governments and their… Read More Brian K. Everett Wants You To Vote Today, For Anybody, Please?!
There is a lot of… stuff, floating around the New Jersey interwebs about how uninterested and uninformed New Jersey residents seem to be with the upcoming November 3rd election. Many say that this will be the lowest turnout ever, and in one instance, we have journalistic proof that at least in Cherry Hill, nobody gives… Read More November 3rd Should be Opposite Day in New Jersey
In a recent online video, Virtua Hospital’s President Rich Miller took to the interwebs to announce his hospital’s pending court battle over a controversial piece of NJ legislation which “legally” (for now) took EMS service responsibility in the City of Camden away from Virtua, and handed them over to Cooper Hospital. He also announced “political… Read More Hospital CEOs to Influence NJCD1 Race? Probably!
Camden has been fighting to resurrect itself as a city, from the inside and out. There have been several campaigns that have focused on providing a positive public image of the city. All of these campaigns were important, and the stigma that surrounds the city seems to be diminishing. It is a little bit of… Read More Advertise Camden Events, as Camden Events
And it still does. The most recent Facebook Hoax scared the hell out of me. Not because I actually thought that Facebook was about to use my profile’s information in order to make a profit without my consent. Not because I thought Facebook was going to cost money to use. And most importantly, the hoax… Read More The Facebook Hoax Scared The Hell Out Of Me
MIT claims that a living wage in New Jersey would result in an hourly wage of $12.51. I’ve started a brand new change.org petition that aims to make New Jersey lawmakers reevaluate its minimum wage policy, and truly tie it to the cost of living. My petition shows a difference between the referendum from 2013 and the… Read More My Petition To Live Well & My Petition For Adjustment
In case you haven’t been paying attention lately, whether you are a young college-hopeful or not, New Jersey has shelled out hundreds of millions of dollars to corporations. The idea behind these deals has been to coerce a corporation like Subaru of America to relocate their offices from one part of New Jersey to another.… Read More NJ Corporate Welfare in Tuition Dollars
Over the past two days, I’ve witnessed an influx in link sharing across my social media accounts in regards to a new White House initiative regarding heroin. Some have come from members of Congress, others from residents in the region. According to these sources, the White House has recently identified Camden, Philadelphia, and New Castle… Read More With Heroin, Narcan is Not Enough