Pub Talks: Who Gets to Be a Taxpayer?

Updated: Mar 31, 2019

Race, Tax Policy and Segregation


What: Pub Talks co-sponsored by McMenamins and UW Bothell

When: April 30, 7-8:30pm

Where: Haynes Halll at McMenamins Anderson School

18607 Bothell Way, NE, Bothell, WA

Speaker: Camille Walsh, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Cost: free all ages welcome


“Taxpayer” has long been a loaded word in U.S. politics, and tax policy plays a critical role in local systems of education across the country.  This talk will examine the ways in which this seemingly simple word can often be racially coded and how the creation and structure of certain tax policies have helped entrench racial and economic inequality in the history of public education as well as today.

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