Articles by Fred B-C

About Fred B-C (28 Articles)
I'm a freelance hope warrior. While I am still figuring out exactly what that entails, I write novels and short stories, write for video games, design board games, do inspirational speaking and life coaching, and generally try to make the world just a little bit more pleasant. E-mails at frchristie@ucdavis.edu are always appreciated! (Yes, even trolling ones).

The “Privilege Coupon”

This election has exposed an aspect of the psychology of many Americans, an aspect of psychology that is common across the world whenever one group secures some kind of power [...]

August 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nanny State

American political discourse is so broken that it seemingly takes a lifetime of work to correct all of the glaring errors. It’s a strong statement, but I think that it’s [...]

July 18, 2016 // 1 Comment

Minimum Wage Increase

  Of all of the policy agendas associated with Bernie Sanders, a $15 minimum wage is one of the most likely to be feasible in the short term. Whether one uses metrics of [...]

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Peace Vigil

The success of the Brexit referendum has been a capstone for a year that has seemed to be defined by the politics of hate, exclusion, fear, and intolerance. The symbolic [...]

June 27, 2016 // 2 Comments