Behind the News

The political economy of Texas, and why do rich people pay so little in taxes?

Political scientist Clyde Barrow explains how Texas, a complex, diverse, urbanized state, is run by a bunch of white guys who think they’re cowboys (rebroadcast of a September interview). And Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica explains why very rich people pay almost nothing in taxes.


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