Eric Reed

Eric Reed is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on the subjects of career and travel. You can read more of his work at his website ThingsDangerous.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

How Right-to-Work Laws Make Inequality Worse

How Right-to-Work Laws Make Inequality Worse

Want to do something about inequality? Start by bringing back the unions.

5 Future Uses for Blockchain

5 Future Uses for Blockchain

Bitcoins are worth thousands of dollars but they do not do much of anything. Ignore that. It's the technology behind Bitcoin that's exciting.

The Best (And Worst) Tips For Sustainable Tourism

The Best (And Worst) Tips For Sustainable Tourism

There are many ways to see the world and do some good in the process. Here are a few of the best (and one of the worst).

How to Break Into the Business of Blogging

How to Break Into the Business of Blogging

Blogging has become the hot new way to earn a living online. Here's how you can get started making money off your own blog.

What Does Puerto Rico Need to Rebuild? Lawyers

What Does Puerto Rico Need to Rebuild? Lawyers

Puerto Rico needs need people in short-sleeved shirts and neckties who can finally fill out claims and get families their money.

Is Puerto Rico Ready for Tourists?

Is Puerto Rico Ready for Tourists?

After the destruction left by last fall's hurricane season, Puerto Rico would like the world to know it's ready for the tourists to start coming back. That's entirely true.

Drug Testing the Poor for Food Stamps - A Political or Racial Move?

Drug Testing the Poor for Food Stamps - A Political or Racial Move?

The Trump Administration would like to begin drug testing food stamp recipients. This is a terrible, cruel and wasteful idea. Other than that, it's just great.

Immigrant Families Have Not Bounced Back From Hurricane Harvey

Immigrant Families Have Not Bounced Back From Hurricane Harvey

In Texas, the recovery from last summer's hurricane has rebuilt the lives of many people. But one community is particularly left out.

How to Have Great Travel Adventures on Your Own

How to Have Great Travel Adventures on Your Own

A majority of travelers are seeing the world on their own. Maybe you should be rolling solo, too!

Should You Take a Mini-Retirement?

Should You Take a Mini-Retirement?

You don't have to wait until 65 to take some real time away from the office. Take those long breaks from your career now.