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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.…

Worst Welfare Recipient: Valero Corporation

Worst Welfare Recipient: Valero Corporation

On behalf of all the hard-working Houston taxpayers who struggled to put gifts under the tree this year, let’s wish Valero Corp. a Happy New Year with a $17 million present from the City!…

Silence = Consent: Local Protests Against Police Violence

Silence = Consent: Local Protests Against Police Violence

By Jane Nguyen Photos by Jane Nguyen & Elizabeth Brossa   “Four…

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

By Nick Cooper On December 24th, activists, community members, and End Mass…

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of The Year

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of The Year

Photo: Mario Villeda   Well, these are a lot of words; but…

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.”…

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.…

The Browning of Baytown Has Already Begun

The Browning of Baytown Has Already Begun

Baytown parents and educators heckle students who defend popular GCISD superintendent Dr. Salvador Cavasos as the board votes to fire him.…

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