Editorial

Pinche Peña Nieto, and the Houstonians who want him gone

Pinche Peña Nieto, and the Houstonians who want him gone

The sordid career of the current Mexican President, Peña Nieto, is finally…

Moving Forward- Houston Still Needs a HERO

Moving Forward- Houston Still Needs a HERO

Though the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) was considered a sign of progress by many communities, it has triggered aggressive attacks from a coalition of conservative religious leaders.…

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Deah, Yusor, and Razan touched many lives, and they should be remembered for all they did while they were here.…

Point/Counterpoint: Charlie Hebdo, Colonialism, Islamophobia, and Censorship

Point/Counterpoint: Charlie Hebdo, Colonialism, Islamophobia, and Censorship

Free Press Houston is an often-irreverent publication which has been known to push the limits of "good taste," so you would expect us to be highly sympathetic toward a seemingly related publication, Charlie Hebdo. …

KTRU’s Back (somewhat)

KTRU’s Back (somewhat)

By Nick Cooper Today it was announced by the FCC that Rice…

Through the Wringer: One Woman’s Trip Through Harris County Jail

Through the Wringer: One Woman’s Trip Through Harris County Jail

At no point did I come across even a single true criminal. Not one murderer, rapist, or child predator. …

Worst Opportunist Against the Immigrant Community: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

Worst Opportunist Against the Immigrant Community: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

By continuing to participate in 287(g) and Secure Communities, Adrian Garcia is throwing undocumented immigrants (arguably the most powerless group of people in our society) under the bus so he can pick up some votes from racists when he runs for mayor.…

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Texas is home to over 26 million people from myriad backgrounds, and our elected officials have a duty to meet with them regardless of their religion, race, or national origin.…

42 Years Since Roe, Rights Still Under Attack

by Laila Khalili “We are closer than ever to the dark days…

Segregated Epitaphs

Segregated Epitaphs

By Nick Cooper “Why Haven’t Muslims Confronted  Extremism?” Muslims in the U.S.…

ICYMI – Five Awesome Moments from the State of the Union Address

ICYMI - Five Awesome Moments from the State of the Union Address

In case you missed it… by Laila Khalili   When President Obama…

Worst of Houston 2014

Worst of Houston 2014

We started a new, sort of "Best of" tradition this year with the Sammy's Awards, but we don't want you thinking FPH went soft.…