10 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENTREPRENEURS & WANTREPRENEURS…

It seems like everyone is calling themselves and entrepreneur these days. Everyone is after that next genius idea hoping to make it big. But while everyone wants that success, only a few can earn it. Those who have been successful know what separates the real entrepreneurs from what Mark Cuban coins as "the wantrepreneurs." Here …

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DID YOU KNOW… (Part 2)

There's ignorance at all levels of the educational structure. The lower one is--that is, the less informed one is--the easier to exploit. This, however, does not mean that those at the top of the educational structure are not necessarily exploited as well. They are simply rewarded a little better yet exploited all the same. For …

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CHAPTER 9 – EXCERPT: “IMPROVING THEIR REALITY”

EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 9−“IMPROVING THEIR REALITY,” OF IVAN’S NOW PUBLISHED BOOK: DOMESTIC GENOCIDE: THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF SOCIETY As this suggests, the problems before our communities will not disappear until we up and take control of our systems of education, economy, law enforcement, and other social and economic factors that contribute to our community development. If …

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CHAPTER 8 – EXCERPT: “THE ZO”

EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 8−“THE ZO,” OF IVAN’S NOW PUBLISHED BOOK: DOMESTIC GENOCIDE: THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF SOCIETY Back home, I recall that first county jail bid. It was a learning experience. Though, not the kind one immediately warms up to. My first lesson was to learn to repress that general sense of claustrophobia one experiences when …

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CHAPTER 5 – EXCERPT: “THE UNORTHODOX TEACHER”

EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 5−“THE UNORTHODOX TEACHER,” OF IVAN’S NOW PUBLISHED BOOK: DOMESTIC GENOCIDE: THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF SOCIETY When was about sixteen years of age I had managed to land myself a brief stint in the Tenkiller Youth Program (TYP). It was right outside of the city limits of Tahlequah, Oklahoma. While there the opportunity of …

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CHAPTER 2 – EXCERPT: “AFFLICTED DELIBERATIONS”

EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 2−“AFFLICTED DELIBERATIONS,” OF IVAN’S NOW PUBLISHED BOOK: DOMESTIC GENOCIDE: THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF SOCIETY In a world where egos rise in thin air and life evaporates like oxygen, love-hate and trust-betrayal are siblings rivaling the conscience of the individual entertaining the pains of poverty. Vice filled, the social environment created in the ghetto …

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CHAPTER 1 – EXCERPT: “PRODUCT OF THE GHETTO”

EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 1−“PRODUCT OF THE GHETTO,” DOMESTIC GENOCIDE: THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF SOCIETYHaving resided in a many small towns, I witnessed up close and personal the futile and catalyzing effect of President Reagan’s so-called War on Drugs. In Wewoka, for example, the local authorities had three maybe four squad cars and a handful or two …

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PRISONERS STARTING PRO-COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS INSTEAD OF GANGS!

When it comes to prison, what we tend to always hear about is the horrifying stories of prison rape, stabbings, and high recidivism rates. Then too there is the gangs! Across the nation we have witnessed since the 1960's a monumental gang culture spring up behind prison walls. States like Illinois, Texas and California have often …

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