Local and State

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

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

The Fight For 15 is a Fight for us All

The Fight For 15 is a Fight for us All

“We can’t survive / on $7.25! No Burgers - No Fries / Make Our WAGES Supersized!”…

#IndictAmerica

#IndictAmerica

Great video and photos from last week's Indict America Protest for Mike Brown last week, with too many words from Herb. (Pro tip: skip the words.)…

Success, Undocumented

For some Spring Woods students, graduation is more than just a stellar GPA and acceptance letter away.…

While 350.org Wins, Houston Continues To Be Sacrificed

Is the US/China climate deal just another part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement? Can consumerism bolstered by "free trade" really slow down the economic juggernaut that's causing climate change?…

The 3-D Printing Store

What: The 3-D Printing Store announces Houston opening. Where: The Edloe Street…

Huicholes: The Last of The Peyote Guardians

Huicholes: The Last of The Peyote Guardians

Huicholes: The Last of the Peyote Guardians which will make its U.S. Debut at Rice Cinema, November 5th at 7:00PM. The films protagonist Katira and son Enrique Ramirez will be in attendance. Argentine film director, Hernan Vilches will also be in attendance for a Q&A; after the film.…

Doing It Wrong

In preparation for Halloween, the Houston Police Department hosted “Have Coffee With a Cop” events on October 30 at five area McDonald’s restaurants to see test its new Officer Friendly mask.…