Essays

 

Published at The Good Men Project: 

I Knew I Met the Girl I'm Going to Marry When I Found Pictures of Her with Her Ex (made a list of 50 top hits from the first 50,000 articles published by The Good Men Project), April 10, 2016

And Then Charlottesville Happened, August 27, 2017

Corporate America Needs to Step up and Support Paid Family Leave, August 13, 2017

Count Me Among the Skeptics of Hype on Social Media, July 30, 2017

Time is the Nemesis of Happiness, July 16, 2017

The Specter of Marxism Haunts the Social Justice Movement, July 9, 2017

The Problem with Having Changing Tables in Men’s Restrooms, June 18, 2017

Save the Pickup Lines for the Bar, Not the Workplace, June 11, 2017

In Defense of Robert E. Lee, Sort of, June 4, 2017

The Role of Uncle Sam in the Decline of Prime-Age Male Labor Force Participation, May 28, 2017

Is Cultural Appropriation Turning Macbeth into a Coke-Snorting Stooge of Imperialist Spies?, May 21, 2017

A Father Dwells on a Dangerous Temptation His Daughter May Face in Life, May 14, 2017

The Puzzling Irony of Censoring The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, May 7, 2017

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Promotes the Cause of Black Lives Matter, April 30, 2017

The Persistence of Discriminatory Job Advertisements, April 23, 2017

Are Micro-Aggressions Really A Thing ?, April 16, 2017

The Idea That You’ve Met ‘The One’ is a Myth, April 2, 2017

I Am Straight, Male, and a Victim of Sexual Harassment, March 26, 2017

The Problem I Have with the Concept of White Privilege, March 19, 2017

I Am a Father Who Supports Paid Family Leave, March 5, 2017

A Father’s Five-Point Plan for Raising His Daughter in a World Where One in Five Women Have Been Raped, February 26, 2017

These Writers do Not Like Trump, February 19, 2017

Discrimination Against Men: Refusing to Consider Men When Choosing a Nanny, February 12, 2017

Why Dads Should Support Their Partners Who Breastfeed in Public, February 5, 2017

Why I Choose Not to Participate in Protests, January 29, 2017

Why We Gave Our Daughter a Boy’s Name, January 22, 2017

Why I Am a Man Who Chooses Not to Cry, January 15, 2017

How I Learned About Addiction Without Ever Having Consumed a Recreational Drug in My Life, January 1, 2017

What Does It Mean to Alienate Allies in the Quest for Social Justice?, December 25, 2016

Fidel Castro and Augusto Pinochet Were Ruthless Autocrats…, December 18, 2016

Is Walter White Simply A Poor White Guy Trying to Take Care of His Family?, December 4, 2016

Planet Fitness: A Safe Space for Not Working Out , November 20, 2016

Rape Culture in Trump Nation, November 13, 2016

Is the American Dream Not Working for Millions of American Men?, November 7, 2016

The Universe Is Indifferent, November 1, 2016

Life, Death, and a Father Who Survived Both, October 23, 2016

What I Learned from Studying the Men Detained at Guantanamo, October 16, 2016

That Giant Sucking Sound You Hear Is Men Being Drained from the Labor Force, October 9, 2016

The Real Reason Trump Could Win, October 2, 2016

The Post-Partum Anxieties of Fatherhood: Confessions of an Introvert, September 25, 2016

The Enlightenment of ’Dead White Males’: Why I Do Not Believe Education Is Always Political, September 18, 2016

A Prospective Stay-at-Home Dad Is Ready to Sign a Pre-Nuptial Agreement, September 4, 2016

The Risk of Being a Trump Supporter: He Will Betray You, August 28, 2016

What Every Man Can Say about the Love of His Life, August 21, 2016

White Privilege, the Law of Large Numbers, And a Little Bit of Bayes, August 14, 2016

Ask before You Touch the Belly of a Pregnant Woman, August 7, 2016

You Have to Like Her as Much as You Love Her, July 31, 2016

Why the Great Recession of 2008 Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me, July 24, 2016

What a White Man Has to Say About Race in America, July 17, 2016

Why I Proposed to My Fiancée without Getting Down on One Knee, July 10, 2016

I Am Going to Be a Father: Why I Don’t Care if It’s a Boy or a Girl, July 3, 2106

President Obama Errs by Refusing to Utter the Phrase ’Radical Islam’, June 20, 2016

‘Restorative Discipline’ Would Have Failed Me: Why I Believe in ’Old-School’ Discipline, June 12, 2016

The Small but not Insignificant Advantage of Being Poor, June 5, 2016

In Defense of Andrew Jackson, Sort of, May 22, 2016

Would I Have Been a Better Son if I’d Been Able to Show I Loved My Father?, May 8, 2016

How One Man Discovered He Might Be More Sexist than He Thought, May 1, 2016

Sorry but I Just Have to Say It: I’m Not Always Cool with ’Bro Code’, April 24, 2016

The Critical Importance of Gun Safety, April 3, 2016

A Personal Awakening on Racism in America, March 12, 2016

On Being the Son of a Poet, March 6, 2016

How Finding True Love Showed Me What a Self-Absorbed Narcissist I’d Become, November 7, 2015

Other Essays:

'Tribute', an essay in TAXICAB POET CONFESSIONS: A Small Press Tribute to Dave Church, March 2009

 

Poetry

'Intermissions', Lummox 6, September 2017

'Tsunami', Big Hammer # 19, February 2017

'Nature', Calliope Magazine, November 2014

'The Passing of History', Big Hammer #17, Fall 2014 (copies available through Dave Roskos, Iniquity Press)

'Vengeance and Shame', Street Value #2, Summer 2014 (copies available through Dave Roskos, Iniquity Press)

'War and Innocence', Street Value #2, Summer 2014 (copies available through Dave Roskos, Iniquity Press)

'Gnat in Wine', Big Hammer #16, The Eviction Issue, Spring 2013 (copies available through Dave Roskos, Iniquity Press)

'Remember the Time', a poem in TAXICAB POET CONFESSIONS: A Small Press Tribute to Dave Church, March 2009

 

Short Story

 

Novel

Sight-Seeing, New York City, Fall 2001, published at Vending Machine Press, September 4, 2017

 

Excerpt entitled 'The Life and Times of Dave Church', published in Lummox #4, 2015

 

Op-Eds

Technical

 

 

'Safer, under the Mob? ', The Providence Journal,  August 1, 2014

 

Examining price transmission across labor compensation costs, consumer prices, and finished-goods prices, Monthly Labor Review (Washington DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), April 2017

Spending habits of urban consumers and ’blue-collar’ consumers living in urban areas, 1984 and 2015, Beyond the Numbers (Washington DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), January 2017

Comparing the Consumer Price Index with the Gross Domestic Product Price Index and Gross Domestic Product Implicit Price Deflator, Monthly Labor Review (Washington DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), March 2016

The Cost of ’Basic Necessities’ Has Risen Slightly More than Inflation over the Last 30 Years, Beyond the Numbers: Prices and Spending, Vol. 4 No. 10 (Washington, DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), June 2015

Explaining the 30-Year Shift in Consumer Expenditures from Commodities to Services, 1982 to 2012, Monthly Labor Review (Washington DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), April 2014

The Consumer Price Index and the ‘Median CPI’, Beyond the Numbers: Prices and Spending, Vol. 2 No. 25 (Washington DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), December 2013 (co-authored with Kenneth J. Stewart)

Average Food Prices: A Snapshot of How Much Has Changed over a Century, Beyond the Numbers: Prices and Spending, Vol. 2 No. 6 (Washington, DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), February 2013 (co-authored with Kenneth J. Stewart)

Energy Prices Jump while Food Prices Show Modest Increases, Beyond the Numbers: Prices and Spending, Vol. 2 No. 3 (Washington, DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), May 2012

A Comparison of the CPI-U and the C-CPI-U, Focus on Prices and Spending: Consumer Price Index, Vol. 2 No. 11 (Washington, DC: US Bureau of Labor Statistics), November 2011 (co-authored with Kenneth J. Stewart)

Strategic Networking in Standard Setting Organizations: The Case of JEDEC (Master's Thesis, Cornell University, August 2007)

Performance and Contractual Arrangement in the Philadelphia Taxicab Industry, Economica Journal of Economic Thought, Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 2002

Observations on Taxicabs, Regional Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), October 1998