Rourke O’Brien

Rourke O'Brien is a sociologist at Princeton University and the co-author, with Katherine Newman, of a book in progress about the impact of tax policy on the Southern poor, from the Civil War to the present.

Dixieland Blues Dixieland Blues

Southern governors' resistance to the federal stimulus package has deep roots.

Apr 15, 2009 / Feature / Katherine S. Newman and Rourke O’Brien