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IDEXX Becomes First Corporation to Exploit Maine’s Global Corporate Welfare Act


IDEXX Becomes First Corporation to Exploit Maine’s Global Corporate Welfare Act
I am now publishing on Medium, a place where over 10000 writers from around the world contribute, and where there are many publications to which one can submit one's work, or create one's own publication.

Readers can follow writers and publications. By so doing one creates a personally curated network  displayed in a section on Medium's home page,

There is original writing on every topic, from cooking to quantum physics. Many well known magazines are on Medium, At five dollars a month it is a good bang for the buck.

I have been accepted as a writer for three publications to date,

The Start Up is the most active Media publication,
Be Unique, which is a smaller and growing publication, and
Dialogue & Discourse, my favorite Media publication, thus far.

As I joined Medium was undergoing a policy change whereby writer compensation is no longer built on applause, but on the time readers who have a $5.00 a month membership to Medium spend reading one's posts. It has to be the paid membership because that is the source of the income distributed to writers. I have spend a decade in uncompensated independent research reported here on this blog as I developed my own writing skills. Now since our business no longer has a production, (which I intend to get back), I need to develop another stream of income. This will probably take a while on Medium, where some writers are pulling in a high end income, but I think I have what it takes. If you have been following this blog, or even just new to it, you can support my writing and research by joining Medium and following me.

Since Medium requires that every article be unique and published in one place only, that means I have to do the same thing here. I think that is a good policy which will encourage more thoughtful writing, which I am all for. Since my time is limited, I am posting the links to my Medium articles, which I might have formerly posted here, featuring the posts that specifically relate:

The Writer and the Activist Meeting At the Intersection


My latest article for Medium's Discourse and Dialogue sets the foundation for what I intend to tell in this venue. 

 I am old enough to say that the future is now, by which I mean that the world we live in now was the science fiction of my youth. Medium is very expressive of how the contemporary now culture in which now is only now and not also the future, views the world. This is a generation in which globalism is a fact of life everywhere. To some degree that makes me fit right in since I always took "think global, act local" as a practicing reality. This post is about the danger of using outmoded terms to identify what no longer exists.

This post is about the danger of using outmoded terms to identify what no longer exists.

License: CC0 Public Domain Mohamed Mahmoud Hassan has released this “Business Man Chasing Money” image under Public Domain license


It’s Not “Capitalism vs Socialism, It’s “Free Market Economy vs Wealth Redistribution Economy"

Thank You for supporting my new venture on Medium, a very interesting place for writers and readers.

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