About Thaddeus Howze

Thaddeus Howze was a New York native and found his way to the West Coast as a consequence of his military service. He's a California-based technology executive and author whose non-fiction and online journalism has appeared in publications such as The Enemy, Black Enterprise Online, Urban Times, the Good Men Project, and Astronaut.com. Thaddeus Howze has published two books, Hayward's Reach (2011) and Broken Glass (2013). He maintains a nonfiction blog on science and technology at A Matter of Scale (bit.ly/matterofscale). He writes speculative fiction at hubcityblues.com.

Invasion of the Data Snatchers: The Net Draws Tighter

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In H.G. Well’s War of the Worlds, the author theorized about a vast and cool intelligence that watched mankind’s every move. Sound familiar? Thaddeus Howze explains how that is happening today.

Rap Video Uses Real Footage To Show What Happens When You Call The Cops

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Thaddeus Howze knows what it’s like to eat pavement, have his glasses cracked, and made to bleed because he “fit the description”, so this video strikes him to his core.

How to Hate Child Immigrants Without Even Trying

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“We had humanity. We had concern for our fellows. We would never leave a man behind. It just wasn’t done…Doesn’t look like it any more, does it?” Thaddeus Howze, on the humanitarian crisis at the border.

The USA is Still Number One—In All the Wrong Ways

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Thaddeus Howze looks at whether the USA is still #1. (Hint: Not even close.)

Where Has Demonizing Sex Led Us?

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Thaddeus Howze insists that our Puritanical zeal has created a society that is obsessed with sex while still shaming people about it.

The Time You Have (In Jellybeans)

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Here is your life on jelly beans: This is a video to help you get a perspective about how you live your life.

What Inspires You? This Should.


Watch this video for eight minutes and then go out and change the world, somewhere.

The Forge: A Movie Made from Pain for People in Pain


A video by Eric Raymond Lim for his sister Tanya Lim who committed suicide touches Thaddeus Howze deeply. And he hopes it will touch others.

Callsign: Hatred


Think it’s not about race? Thaddeus Howze explains what life is like for a Black man in the USA.

Uniformed Code of Military Injustice

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UCMJ – Unjustly Coddling Military Jerks

He’s Just a Little Boy

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Thaddeus Howze reminds us that our sons are not put on this earth to help us accomplish the things we wanted for ourselves.

Charles Ramsey is a Hero For More Than Just Breaking Down a Door

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Yes, Charles Ramsey is a hero, but not for the reasons you think.

Guns Don’t Make Americans Violent, America Does

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Thaddeus Howze insists that we are a nation in crisis—a moral crisis, a social crisis but most importantly a mental health crisis that we are completely in denial about. We are violent because we are trained to be.

The Most Terrifying Video You’ll Ever See

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Thaddeus Howze shares a classic video about how to change the future, and suggests that it is even more relevant today.

Rape is God’s Way of Saying You Should Be Pregnant

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Thaddeus Howze is disgusted with the GOP candidates who seem to justify rape as being part of God’s plan.

World Domination or World History: You decide…

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