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The Maternal Mortality Epidemic: The Policy Created Health Emergency Happening Under Our Noses

The Maternal Mortality Epidemic: The Policy Created Health Emergency Happening Under Our Noses

In Texas, four times as many women are dying from childbirth than only 20 years ago and the number is increasing! Women's lives and livelihoods are being jeopardized for short term political gain. This is a man-made disaster playing out around us with no political will to address it in an honest way.…

I Need You to Put Your Foot Down

I Need You to Put Your Foot Down

It’s time to shake things up around here. So on election day, take a friend to the voting booth. Or convince an apathetic stranger who prefers to sit the election out to take a stand. …

WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR THE GREEN PARTY

WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR THE GREEN PARTY

Voting third party is the best way to see that your voice will be heard. Every vote for a third party sends chills down the spine of the political establishment. Just as certain states receive an inordinate amount of attention because they represent "battleground States", third party voters receive a special attention. …

Culturally Imposed Power in the National Security State

Culturally Imposed Power in the National Security State

There is clearly discrimination against a host of groups in this country, but at the same time if you get together and find something in common, it is the exclusion from power. There is a very small group of people who have power.…

Explorers Seeking Direct Route From Buffalo Bayou To Mecom Fountain Of Youth Discover Grassy Wooded Wilderness With Statue Of A Fallen God In Shackles

Explorers Seeking Direct Route From Buffalo Bayou To Mecom Fountain Of Youth Discover Grassy Wooded Wilderness With Statue Of A Fallen God In Shackles

This past Saturday, a group of Houstonians came together to recognize and celebrate Decolonization Day.…

Duck, Get Smothered

Duck, Get Smothered

People often leave themselves out of the story. They look at the world in third person, unable or unwilling to get involved. …

Seven Generations past 1491: Reflections of a Concrete NDN

Seven Generations past 1491: Reflections of a Concrete NDN

Imagine the pain of losing 9 in 10 Americans and trying to rebuild the Library of Congress from memory.…

Taqueria Abasolo

Taqueria Abasolo

Early openings, late closings and close proximity to the warehouses where artists work and reside have made this eatery popular with the NoDo avant garde. …

Awakening the Sleeping [Working] Giant

Awakening the Sleeping [Working] Giant

Why, despite all the effort, has the majority of the Latino community decided to remain on the political sidelines? The community’s elites have offered explanations and platitudes, but what can we learn by listening to grassroots activists? …

Holding Heaven To A Penis Home

Holding Heaven To A Penis Home

Driscoll’s notoriety among evangelicals was based on his frequency to address things that were very seldom discussed in church, chief among them the topic of sex.…

Rising Fog Becomes Cloud

Rising Fog Becomes Cloud

In his artistic practice, Tae Lee looks to the idealized state of the enlightened being for guidance and comfort. …

Son of Norma (But What of Others’ Daughters?)

Son of Norma (But What of Others’ Daughters?)

South Park Mexican is set to release a new album as supporters call for a new trial. …

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