You’ve heard the argument. What’s needed for American workers to advance is more education and job training. If workers’ wages have fallen and inequality has risen in the United States, it’s because too many workers have not kept abreast of … Read More
Gov. Rick Perry and John Sharp get down to business with a new tax plan
Call it the “Chance Wayne” of tax proposals. That’s the name of the main character in Tennessee Williams’ Sweet Bird of Youth, a role played by Paul Newman in the 1962 movie version of the play. In the opening scene, … Read More
Can Houston's king of right-wing talk radio bust into the Texas Senate?
It’s a bright winter morning at the Champions Golf Club in Northwest Houston. A touch of frost flecks the fairways as golfers make their way toward the clubhouse. This hardly looks like a political hot spot. Yet, at a well-appointed … Read More