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I Think I’ll Just Stay in Texas (But Bring Me Back a Bagel)

I Think I’ll Just Stay in Texas (But Bring Me Back a Bagel)

I want direct action and grassroots, ground-up solutions that ask nothing of institutional Power but instead use our collective energy to build resilience and capacity.…

TEX KERSHEN’S PLEASE YOURSELF — September 19-21

TEX KERSHEN’S PLEASE YOURSELF — September 19-21

This show is happening in a space with an ambiance particular to Houston...so the art has to be able to withstand the surroundings, and work with them, and live in them. It's raw, but not savage; wild, but not stupid.…

Make Houston Hotter! An Irreverent Climate March This Friday

Make Houston Hotter! An Irreverent Climate March This Friday

With drums, puppeteers, cyclists and oil-tarred hula hoopers, we will call on local government and energy companies to step up to the challenge.…

Unschooling

Unschooling

I am often envious at unschooling meet ups because many of the parents are extraordinarily accomplished. They are scientists, artists, programmers, musicians. And when you ask them how they accomplished what they did, you often hear the same response. I taught myself. …

Childism:  Changing perspective on society’s discrimination against struggling children

Childism: Changing perspective on society’s discrimination against struggling children

Shame and the use of threats still plague our classrooms as a way of keeping children in compliance.…

Houston is Multilingual, Why Isn’t Our Education?

Houston is Multilingual, Why Isn’t Our Education?

All students, even native-born Engish speakers, have much to gain from fluency in multiple languages.…

LOCAL FLAVOR: FAT TONY

LOCAL FLAVOR: FAT TONY

I'm more excited than words can describe. Might need an emoji for this one; probably a mix between the dude with shades, the chick pumping up her hair, and a flame would explain how ya boy feeling right now.…

DON’T YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN COUNT ME OUT (IN)

DON’T YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN COUNT ME OUT (IN)

You can never know what you don’t know until you know it. You can never understand something you find incomprehensible until someone who is not your mother makes you take it apart and look at it clearly, and calls bullshit on your pre-existing assumptions and your conviction that beliefs are facts.…

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