The following are selected Briefs, Bulletins, Commentaries, Essays, Reports, and Working Papers on “Futuristic” topics from a BlackEconomics perspective.

Analysis Brief: “Lifelines Cut” (February 17, 2023) (224 KB) [LLC.pdf] It is a companion piece to our February 10, 2023 analysis brief, “Cutting Lifelines.” This analysis brief suggests that substantive evidence points to a potential US Government fiscal crisis that could cause unilateral US Government lifeline cuts.

Commentary: “Our 2023 Future” (December 30, 2022) (292 KB) [O2023F.pdf] Comments on potential progress on Reparations during 2023 and how Black Americans should begin to contemplate such a development. There are so many important questions to ask and answer. We consider some of them.

Analysis Brief: “Is Mississippi Configured for Black Self-Determination?” (October 28, 2022) (264 KB) [IMCFBSD.pdf] Analyzes a variety of statistics for Mississippi to assess whether the state is well postured for Black American self-determination. Also see a RESPONSE to this Analysis Brief from Asinia Lukata Chikuyu, “The New Afrikan Perspective” (November 11, 2022) (120 KB) [TNAP.pdf]

Commentary: “Moving Up the Economic Track” (October 14, 2022) (261 KB) [MUTET.pdf] Comments on how Black Americans are poised to engage in the US and international economies in a more dramatic manner through a prospective high-speed rail mega project.

Brief Essay: “Shifts Required” (September 23, 2022) (275 KB) [SHIRD.pdf] Resounds the alarm for Black American labor to shift out of occupations that will be disrupted substantially by a rapidly evolving US economy.

Analysis Brief: “Real-Time SS COLAs: A Simulation” (August 12, 2022) (393 KB) [RTSSCOLAS.pdf] An analysis of estimated outcomes under alternative Social Security COLA regimes.

Analysis Brief: “Employment in Shabazzland” (July 15, 2022) (327 KB) [EMSHABLAN.pdf]

Analysis Brief: “Antecedent Events, Factors, and Conditions” (June 17, 2022) (240 KB) [AEFC.pdf]

Commentary: “A US CBDC and the Black American Economy” (February 11, 2022) (426 KB) [CBDCBAE.pdf]

Bulletin: “A Black American Health Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (January 28, 2022) (423 KB) [HEALBUL7.pdf]

Commentary: “The Value of Nation Formation” (January 14, 2022) (402 KB) [TVONF.pdf]

Bulletin: “A Black American Criminal Justice Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (January 14, 2022) (424 KB) [CRIJUSBUL6.pdf]

Brief Essay: “Increasing the Size and Viability of Black Businesses” (December 31, 2021) (418 KB) [ISVBB.pdf]

Bulletin: “A Black American Educational Attainment Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (December 31, 2021) (396 KB) [EDUCATBUL5.pdf]

Commentary: “Knowing” (December 17, 2021) (388 KB) [KNOWING.pdf]

Bulletin: “A Black American Entrepreneurship Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (December 17, 2021) (394 KB) [ENTBUL4.pdf]

Commentary: “Reparations Sub-Strategy One: IRPs or EEPs” (December 9, 2021) (398 KB) [RSS1.pdf]

Bulletin: “Black American Income Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (December 9, 2021) (411 KB) [INCBUL3.pdf]

Commentary: “Consolidating Government’s Third Tier” (December 3, 2021) (368 KB) [CGTT.pdf]

Bulletin: “Black American Employment Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (December 3, 2021) (389 KB) [EMPBUL2.pdf]

Bulletin: “Black American Population Bulletin: An Updated Forecast” (November 19, 2021) (390 KB) [POPBUL1.pdf]

Report Brief: “Black America’s Employment, Industries’ Size and Growth, and the Future” (November 5, 2021) (485 KB) [BAEISGTF.pdf]

Commentary: “The Truth About Black Banking” (October 29, 2021) (404 KB) [TTABB.pdf]

Commentary: “There Are Plans for Black America, But Black America Has No Plan” (September 10, 2021) (362 KB) [BAHNP.pdf]

Commentary: “A Preliminary Look at the Infrastructure Bill” (August 6, 2021) (421 KB) [PLAIB.pdf]

Commentary: “Another Take on Black American Reparations” (July 26, 2021) (425 KB) [ATBAR.pdf}

Commentary: “Exiting No Man’s Land” (July 9, 2021) (368 KB) [ENML.pdf]

Essay: “How Black Small Businesses Can Hinder Closing the Income and Wealth Gaps” (June 22, 2021) (401 KB) [HBSBCHCIWG.pdf]

Commentary: “What Do You Know About the NBPC?” (June 11, 2021) (386 KB) [NBPC.pdf]

Commentary: L’Histoire Se Répète? (June 11, 2021) (400 KB) [LSR.pdf]

Essay: “Would Black America Benefit from Biden’s Proposed FY 2022 Education Program?” (June 7, 2021) (457 KB) [WBABFT1EG.pdf]

Commentary: “A Memorial Day ‘Then What?’” (May 28, 2021) (363 KB) [TW.pdf]

Essay: “A Black CPI?” (February 25, 2021) (439 KB) [BLACKCPI.pdf]

Commentary: “Resolving the Great Separation: If Unity is What You Seek” (February 1, 2021) (403 KB) [IUIWYS.pdf]

Commentary: “What Does Covid-19 Mean for Black Americans?” (April 19, 2020) (232 KB) [WDC19MBA.pdf]

Proposal Brief:  “Mobilizing Black Religious Organizations for Education”  (January 2020) (328 KB)  [MBROE.pdf]

Strategy Brief:  “More Than a Conqueror: One Black American Strategy”  (August 15, 2019) (381 KB) [MTAC.pdf]

Commentary:  “More on Reparations: Recognizing Reality—Reassessing Requirements” (July 7, 2019) (220 KB) [RRRR.pdf]

Essay:  “How Black America Could Save Billions—Households at Least $500”  (March 30, 2019) (279 KB)  [SaveBillions.pdf]

Analysis:  “What Can Black Americans Produce in Shabazzland? A Black American Supply and Use Table”  (August 15, 2017) (741 KB) [BSUT.pdf}

Essay:  “More Black Banks: Only Part of the Solution”  (August 16, 2016) (155 KB) [MBBOPS.pdf]

Essay:  “Why Not a Black Political Party?”  (August 15, 2015) (195 KB)  [WNABPP.pdf]

Report:  “Highlights from National/International Reparations Summit”  (April 14, 2015) (950 KB)  [SUMHIGH.pdf]

Commentary:  “Science Will Obliterate Racism”  (March 2015)  (128 KB) [SWOR.pdf]

Essay:  “The Economics of Freedom for Black Americans in a Technological World: A Brief Futuristic Essay”  (January 17, 2015)  (186 KB) [TEFBA.pdf]

Commentary:  “From Inequality to Equality: Hypothesizing about the  Possibilities”  (March 7, 2014) (76 KB) [FIE.pdf]

Commentary: “Google May Hold a Key” (April 4, 2011) (164 KB) [GMHK.pdf]

Report: “BlackEconomics.org’s Participation in United Nations’ Minority Issues Forum on Minorities and the Right to Education”  (December 2008) (46 KB) [MIFA.pdf]  Also see “Economics of Education: Substantive Preparation Notes on the Draft Recommendations on Minorities and the Right to Education.” (December 2008) (34 KB) [MIFB.pdf]  Finally, consider the following three Statements that were submitted on behalf of BlackEconomics.org to the Forum: Statement 1 (25 KB) [MIF-Stat1.pdf]; Statement 2 (26 KB) [MIF-Stat2.pdf]; and Statement 3 (27 KB) [MIF-Stat3.pdf]

Working Paper:  “Coming to Africa: Should Black Americans Emigrate?”  (January 2008) (124 KB) [COA.pdf]