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What We Do Is Sacred – An Interview with Carrie Schneider on Houston Arts and Equitable Pay

What We Do Is Sacred – An Interview with Carrie Schneider on Houston Arts and Equitable Pay

by Michael McFadden In early November, Houston artist Carrie Schneider and Jennie…

Normalistas, once again

Normalistas, once again

In the first two years of Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration, 9,612 people have gone missing. The 43 normalistas from Ayoztinapa are not an isolated tragedy. They are, however, the most recent chapter of a community that has long fought for their rights against political corruption.…

Poverty vs Privilege III

Poverty vs Privilege III

Poverty vs Privilege III…

Buffalo Bayou – Memorial Park Demonstration Project

Buffalo Bayou – Memorial Park Demonstration Project

Houstonians have always been in a constant fight with water -- trying to extract it, contain it, drain it, or control its flow.…

Hydrating Houston’s Sweltering Summers

Hydrating Houston’s Sweltering Summers

These guys have a plan that’s going to deliver Houston from July’s sweltering hell and coax you out of August’s air-conditioned purgatory.…

Recent Deaths at a DuPont Plant in Texas Cry for More Effective Safety Regulations and Enforcement

Recent Deaths at a DuPont Plant in Texas Cry for More Effective Safety Regulations and Enforcement

In November, four workers died and one was injured at the DuPont chemical plant in La Port, Texas after the release of a hazardous chemical. …

6 Things I Learned During My 6 Years as a Neighborhood President in Montrose

6 Things I Learned During My 6 Years as a Neighborhood President in Montrose

“What qualifies me to be neighborhood president?”, I asked. “Well Jason, you already show up for all of the meetings.”…

Eye Candy: Art Party Hopping

Eye Candy: Art Party Hopping

With the holiday parties in full swing and most of these events being one night only, have your uber on standby because you have places to be. …

Eyes on the Prize?

Eyes on the Prize?

Congress, the White House, and all of your elected officials have actually been quite busy bringing tar sands to US refineries. If you keep your eye on the pipeline, you will be distracted and fall prey to a well-orchestrated choreography known as Sleight of Hand. …

Occupy The Galleria:  The People Take a Stand for Mike Brown and Eric Garner

Occupy The Galleria: The People Take a Stand for Mike Brown and Eric Garner

Many believe that this disruption of business activity is pointless, ineffective, and hurting the wrong people, but others believe that it is this exact disruption of the normal order of business that is needed in order to get people to listen.…

A Dreamer Deferred: Obama and Immigration

A Dreamer Deferred: Obama and Immigration

Obama's Immigration Accountability Executive Action is little more than political theater designed to divide Republicans while punting on real, lasting, meaningful reform.…

UNCENSORED — Full Text of Jonathan Guajardo’s Letter to the Baytown Sun

My name is Jonathan Guajardo. I am a student at Baylor University, graduate of Goose Creek Memorial High School, and former Head Coach of the Baytown National Hispanic Institute group.…

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