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$2 trillion in tax cuts to the top 1% and other aspects of income inequality

Check out this research (click here) and this chart (click here) to see how middle class incomes rose more than the incomes of the rich before 1980 and how the rich and super-rich now get staggeringly more.

Commonwealth & Covenant book selected by U.N.

Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality, my 2016 book, has been selected by the United Nations program, Education for Justice, “a key component of the Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration,” to be distributed in their materials to “educators, academics, policy-makers, parents, students, teacher training institutes, and curriculum developers throughout … Continue reading

Redeeming Populism: The Promise of a Liberal Covenanted Republic

Have a look at my piece on how populism works overall and how it plays out in the US. Click here

How is covenant a basis for public policy?

Have a look at my chapter in Religion and Democracy on making covenant and the common good the guide to economic and political policies. Click here or type into your browser:  https://marciapally.com/more-than-a-resource-covenant-as-a-basis-for-societal-organization/ Religion and Democracy image 

Adam Smith: What he really said about economics

The so-called guru of greed was far more concerned about big business and its capture of government than about big government. Click here

Martin Luther King Jr articles–special Telos edition

check out the new Telos journal on Martin Luther King, featuring top-drawer articles by activists and scholars. Sensational compilation. For an overview, click here.  To purchase a copy, click here.

Top 42 people have same wealth at 3.7 billion at the bottom

82% of the global wealth generated in 2017 went to the most wealthy 1%. Check out the global report, click here    

Remarkable uplifting moments of 2017–it will surprise you

Check out these remarkable moments from Obama’s 2017 year-end overview. Click here

Republican Legislation vs. Laws People Want–disturbing

Is our Republican party serving us? Disturbing research on legislation people have supported since 1990 vs. the Republican platform. Click here 

New tax bill on churches and charities-Interesting take

Check out this analysis of the new tax bill’s impact on churches and charities. Click here

The real path to a Roy Moore victory: Voter Suppression

Have a look at this piece analyzing bold voter suppression with great influence on our democracy. Click here

Discerning the Christian path–not the powers’

Have a look at Chuck Redfern’s thoughtful piece on Christians who follow the Christian path, not the powers. Click here 

David Gushee and Marcia Pally in Conversation: Evangelicals and Republicanism

Here’s the new conversation with David Gushee, American Academy of Religion president and evangelical ethicist, and Marcia Pally, NYU professor and author of The New Evangelicals. Click here

When the rich said ‘no’ to getting richer

Check out this piece on when the rich understood the “common good” and contributed to it with taxes that left them well off but also greatly helped our public infrastructure and resources . Click here

Responding to Nazis: Make Fun of them

In the wake of Charlottesville, have a look at how Germans respond to Nazis: make fun, not war. Click here. 

Marcia Pally

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New Release: Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality

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