Skilled journalist who has broken major stories for Minneapolis, Connecticut, and New York newspapers, including the NY Law Journal. Several years of online blogging for KPO Consultants, an LPO consultant, based in New Delhi and L.A.
Steve Homan, a regular contributor to legal process outsourcing blogs, is married and raising one kid in the Bronx. A former editor of pages 2, 3 and 4 for the New York Law Journal, Steve knows how law firms work, especially in Manhattan and regarding the new business paradigm of outsourcing legal and … Read More
Steve Homan, a regular contributor to legal process outsourcing blogs, is married and raising one kid in the Bronx. A former editor of pages 2, 3 and 4 for the New York Law Journal, Steve knows how law firms work, especially in Manhattan and regarding the new business paradigm of outsourcing legal and other work overseas. He also is familiar with special ed, education in general and tutoring in NYC, and the affluent suburb of Riverdale. Contact him via Yahoo.com ...
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The Secret, Coordinated Destruction of 'Occupy's' Tent Cities: A Prelude to Something Worse?
You should have hanged yourselves rather than come here. Didn’t you know what was in store for you in Auschwitz? In 1944?’ 'He seemed to be the truth. Not far from us, flames from a ditch. A truck drew close: Babies! Yes, children thrown into the flames!"
'Annie' Melted 'Daddy Warbucks'' Heart, Can Musical Occupy Wall Street's Hearts?
There has to be a reason the musical “Annie” is being produced by local theater groups, including the Riverdale Children’s Theatre in the Bronx, N.Y. One obvious reason is that Broadway, 200 blocks to the south, is reviving it in 2012.
I dare not say a word, however/In voice, print or cyberspace/You can watch me. You can toy with me./I’m already in prison here at the park and all I hear is your raspy voice.
Does Guantanamo Bay’s Refusal to Die Indicate the U.S. Has Become a ‘Servant’ of Torture?
“National Socialism was the only political system of [the 20th century] that had not only practiced the rule of the anti-man, but had expressly established it as principle."
What Kind of Courage Did it Take to Protest in the 1960s Versus Now?
Hedges wrote: “The occupation movement’s greatest challenge will be overcoming the distrust of white liberals by the poor, especially people of color. Marginalized people of color have been organizing and protesting for years without help."
Does Occupy Wall Street Face Capitalist Minds that Are Scarred by Power?
Maybe the U.S. Supreme Court was correct in “Citizens United,” corporations ARE human. They certainly act like sensitive teenagers about your personal attitudes, word-usage, relationships, and what you say in emails—especially about them.
Biomedical Science is Racing Ahead of World of Law, Main Street Must Catch Up
“The life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience,” Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote in “The Common Law.” Law soon has to take stem-cell changes into account. It took 20 years after Holmes’ 1918 dissent for child labor to be banned.
Prairie Fever: Prequel
Prelude to a missing woman. Two missing souls meet and marry.
As Cloud-Computing Comes In, There May Be a ‘Gathering Storm’ for the Legal Process Outsourcing Industry
The cloud shifts the center of gravity in outsourcing from physical ownership of assets and process expertise to the skills necessary to efficiently manage computing operations.
Col had returned to his home towm after a career in investigative journalism in New York. He had returned to its roots, minus the lofty dreams. Still, though he only managed the local KFC, he investigated what crime the one-horse town had.
As ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Movement Grows, so Does Elites’ Violence: Why?
“The lie runs as follows: We are a civilized, freedom-loving nation and we bring democracy to the earth. It was under this motto that the U.S. invaded Iraq. Note that the torture was inflicted by U.S. soldiers that had huge pent-up rage"--Alice Miller
‘Occupy Wall Street’ Targets Capitalism’s Need to Profit from New World-Destroying Weapons
“We should have learned a lesson from the making of the first atomic bomb and the resulting arms race. We didn't do well then, and the parallels to our current situation are troubling,” wrote Bill Joy, of Sun Microsystems, in a famous 2000 essay in Wired.
Coma: Paralysis and Dreams
He had awoken with despair on his mind. One doctors was a long-haired beautiful Indian woman. She could read his lips and did give him water. His mouth was caked with gunk from the oxygen. He mouthed the words “poison me,” “let me die.”
Kennedy and MLK May Have Paid with Their Lives by Standing Up to Military-Corporate Elites
Ike and JFK may be looked upon in the distant future as two of the greatest U.S. presidents ever. Both saw how commoners' control over war-making was intertwining too tightly with the economics and blood lust of the military-industrial complex.
Is 'Occupy Wall Street' Misguided, Because Pure Capitalism Really Is the Only Way Humanity Can Survive?
“We are moving toward more intelligent and smaller machines as the result of myriad small advances, each with its own economic justification. Machines that can more precisely carry out their missions have increased value which explains why they are being
'OccupyWallStreet': Plutocrats Need the Empathy that FDR Gained when Eleanor Showed Him NYC's Poor
The truth is tough, but leads to breakthroughs. But evolution has given us incredible defense mechanisms, such as denial and delusions and hallucinations. We need more empathy as a counterbalance.
Voices from ‘OccupyWallStreet’: 'We're Fighting for a Society Where Everybody is Important'
Experts focus on political myths and progressives' deficiency in developing one. They give slight notice to the fact that the Republicans also have religious myths working for them, while most progressives, I would wager, are agnostic or atheistic.
Citigroup Workers Won't Share Wealth with the Unemployed
Nasty predicament my Citigroup friend is in. His religion sets him up as a potential saint, demands 10 percent of his annual income, and demands that he also do work within the church.
How Much Free Will Do Humans Have? ‘Hidden Brains’ and Biases--Even Toward the Jobless
Our 'Hidden Brain,' created through 50,000 years of hominid evolution sees those that are "different" as threats. If WE are different in the same way, then the "different" or "unemployed" are our tribe members.
Fantasy-Smashing Example of Things to Come with No Health Insurance
I had been paying $79 a month just to see a primary doctor for my prescriptions. I'm approaching age 60, the age when my dad began "doctoring." Yes, I will be happy IF I get a minimum wage job without health insurance--until the first stroke.
Will the World Live as One? Imagine There Are No Bilderbergers
The highest levels of the Obama administration are infested with members of the Bilderberg group, an elitist cabal intent on installing a one-world government that subverts the will of the American people.
Bronx Jails, Occupy Wall Street: Police Power, Presumptions of Guilt
The usually hardworking, underpaid NYPD supervisor who maced women Oct. 24 at Occupy Wall Street protests may not be alone. The war on terror has set the wrong tone for other officers. Here's what happened to my friend, Bob, in 2009.
U.S. Health Care Plan Shunts Billions into R&D in Stem Cells, Neuroscience
Why does the world's richest nation, the U.S., have so many citizens without health insurance? They are the "collateral damage" in resource wars that will be fought with new stem-cell and neuroscientific weapons.
Accelerating Tech Advances Could Destroy Us—Or Radically Change Definition of ‘Human’
Author describes the "Hell" scenario that could be the result of the world's research into genetic engineering and nano-robots (as small as blood cells). Best-case: elites survive; rest of us perish
Collapse: Is the World Heading the Way of the Easter Islanders?
Many books have been written about the apocalypse, from Jared Diamond's "Collapse" to Cormac McCarthy's "The Road." They all ring true when you add the world's avarice, Jeremy Rifkin's "The Empathic Civilzation" seems misguided.
Religious Taboos Against Stem Cell Research: No Cure for Lou Gehrig's Disease 32 Years After My Cousin Died Torturously
He died when we were both about 28. I’m 57 and there still is no cure—and barely any ameliorative measures—for ALS. I believe that one of the main reasons has been the religious taboos against adult stem cell therapy or research. Too many people believe r
Big Pharma's Rich Deal with Obama Involves 21st-Century 'Mind Games,' Drug Wars
If the trillions spent on defense by Obama and the federal government leaves you scratching your head, you may not realize the amount of research funding needed by Big Pharma to keep the U.S. on top of world "mind games."
It’s the Oil, Stupid!
The 10-year war in Afghanistan is not about the Great War on Terror, but about the oil wars that began in Iraq in 2003 and will continue until a crisis finally forces the US into a green economy.
Audacity of Hope is the Reality of ‘Nope’: ‘Die-Off’ of Hundreds of Millions is U.S. Plan to ‘Save’ Earth
Obama has adopted the conclusion of Cheney's secret task force on the world's energy in 2000: There's no way the whole world can adopt a "green economy," so millions, or billions, of the world's poor will have to die in order to make room for the elites.
Sexual Surrogate Therapy: Still Hidden Because of Stigma, Ethics, and Prostitution Laws
Religious beliefs, public taboos stand in way of effective therapy for sexual child abuse: the use of sexual surrogates--still tucked away only in big cities such as New York or L.A.
Legal Outsourcing Summarized: New Business Paradigm in 2d Decade of 21st Century
What began as a trickle of business process outsourcing during the Clinton administration in 1997 now is a torrent that includes the legal profession. Here, in a nutshell, is how outsourcing likely will change the law biz in this 2010-2020 period.
Writing in U.S. Style Remains Language Issue for India's LPO Industry
The burgeoning legal process outsourcing industry that, so far, mainly flows between the U.S., the U.K., and India is enduring a shakedown phase in which Indians, proud of their fluency in English, find they do not understand its Western nuances. Read Less