Life in the Stimulation

We Need A Post-Partisan World Now More Than Ever At ChangeRoots, we stand for a post-partisan world rooted in love. A world where leaders prioritize our well-being over their political loyalty. COVID-19 presents us with an opportunity to step closer into that world. It has exposed the vulnerability of our health, food, and economic systems.Continue reading “Life in the Stimulation”

Congress Picks Up the Bill

TL; DR: Congress passes relief bill  By now, you’ve heard about the coronavirus (COVID-19) that is spreading across the globe. As of March 18, 2020, all 50 states are reporting cases of the virus. The total count in the US has reached 5,881 confirmed cases and 107 deaths (source NYTimes).  With city-wide shutdowns, people areContinue reading “Congress Picks Up the Bill”

The Primary Concern: A Better Way to Hold Primaries

1 Thing Thursday : Un-Sexy Primaries Welcome to our weekly breakdown of political issues within a post-partisan context that puts our wellbeing over political loyalty.  TL;DR: A Better Way To Primary The way we choose presidential nominees is like using a flip phone in the iPhone era. Statewide elections held at different times that requireContinue reading “The Primary Concern: A Better Way to Hold Primaries”

A Practical Guide To Tracking Political Donations in the US

In my journey building my own civic tech company, I have spent what feels like thousands of hours looking at every political website and app in existence. I’ve looked deeply into who donates to politicians, how much they donate and how campaigns spend that money. We’ve included a lot of this information in the ChangeRootsContinue reading “A Practical Guide To Tracking Political Donations in the US”

What is Bipartisanship, Really?

Simply put, bipartisanship is working with the other party to get something done. It’s opposite, partisanship, is working only to get done what your party wants, at the expense of the other party.  Zero-Sum Partisans Partisans believe the world is zero-sum, meaning they believe there is a fixed amount of prosperity to go around andContinue reading “What is Bipartisanship, Really?”

3 Ways to Make A Difference: Changing The World With Political Awareness

It’s easy to feel powerless given our politics today. It feels like the media, big money and the elite are manipulating the system to their benefit at the expense of everybody else. You’re not wrong. But we can’t let that continue. Each of us can do our small part to make our republic better soContinue reading “3 Ways to Make A Difference: Changing The World With Political Awareness”

Creating a Post-Partisan America: Why I Started ChangeRoots

This month, my co-founder and I are launching a new app that enables individuals to use their quarters to reward or punish politicians for their actions. It’s called ChangeRoots. My ultimate motivation is to contribute to a world where it is easy for people to live a whole and good life. Our contribution, ChangeRoots, isContinue reading “Creating a Post-Partisan America: Why I Started ChangeRoots”