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 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
Have a look at my piece on how populism works overall and how it plays out in the US. Click here
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
The so-called guru of greed was far more concerned about big business and its capture of government than about big government. Click here
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.
82% of the global wealth generated in 2017 went to the most wealthy 1%. Check out the global report, click here
Check out these remarkable moments from Obama’s 2017 year-end overview. Click here
Is our Republican party serving us? Disturbing research on legislation people have supported since 1990 vs. the Republican platform. Click here
Check out this analysis of the new tax bill’s impact on churches and charities. Click here
Have a look at this piece analyzing bold voter suppression with great influence on our democracy. Click here
Have a look at Chuck Redfern’s thoughtful piece on Christians who follow the Christian path, not the powers. Click here
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
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
In the wake of Charlottesville, have a look at how Germans respond to Nazis: make fun, not war. Click here.