Showdown in El Paso: Trump and Beto’s Dueling Rallies and the Uncertain Future of the Wall

Portside Snapshot - February 13, 2019

A US Tax on Wealth Is Long Overdue


Thomas Piketty

The Boston Globe; Common Dreams
Between 1930 and 1980, the rate applied on the highest incomes was on average 81 percent, and the rate applied to the highest inherited estates was 74 percent. Clearly this did not destroy American capitalism.

Race, Not Abortion Was the Founding Issue of the Religious Right


Margery Eagan

The Boston Globe
Though opposition to abortion is what many think fueled the powerful conservative white evangelical right, 81 percent of whom voted for Donald Trump, it was really school integration, according to Randall Balmer, chairman of the religion department
 
 

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