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Democrat-Republican Partnership Emerges to Protect the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

Democrat-Republican Partnership Emerges to Protect the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

The Houston Stonewall Young Democrats (HSYD) and the Log Cabin Republicans of…

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Over the last three days, social media outlets have been abuzz with…

Police Lies and Omissions Exposed in Sandra Bland Arrest

Police Lies and Omissions Exposed in Sandra Bland Arrest

This segment from the Houston Indymedia radio show juxtaposes Officer Encinia's phone call to his supervisor immediately after he arrested Bland with audio from Encinia's patrol car dashcam. The "discrepancies" are too large to be called anything but what they are -- lies.…

Can’t Beat the Real Thing: Defining America

Can’t Beat the Real Thing: Defining America

Now that the Gay Pride champagne bottles are in recycling and the July 4th fireworks have been swept up, let’s get back to business. The “true meaning of America” has not yet and may never be set in stone, and that adaptability is our strength. …

Liberal Zionists vs BDS

Liberal Zionists vs BDS

Liberal Zionists seem more concerned with defeating BDS than defeating the Occupation itself. By characterizing boycotts as too 'alienating,’ liberal Zionists echo Civil Rights era liberals and churches who claimed to oppose racial injustice but had nothing but criticism for MLK's movement.…

It’s Not Over: Marriage Equality ≠ Full Equality

It’s Not Over: Marriage Equality ≠ Full Equality

Advances in LGBTQ civil rights are more limited than commonly assumed...and could easily be undone.…

#FeelTheBern – Bernie Sanders Heats up Houston

#FeelTheBern – Bernie Sanders Heats up Houston

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders visited Dallas and Houston on Sunday, speaking to thousands of people about his bid for president.…

Bernie Sanders in Houston Sunday, While Clinton Does a Weak Imitation

Bernie Sanders in Houston Sunday, While Clinton Does a Weak Imitation

On July 13, Hillary Clinton delivered a ‘comprehensive’ speech on the economy…

What Happened to Sandra Bland?

What Happened to Sandra Bland?

Organizers and participants at today's rally vow to persist in their efforts until all their doubts and questions about the mysterious death of Sandra Bland while in Waller County custody are answered. …

Trump and the Ayn Rand Fans: Laugh or Cry?

Trump and the Ayn Rand Fans: Laugh or Cry?

We have nothing to learn from other countries or science. Only powerful business leaders have important knowledge. If politicians have foreign-sounding names, consider themselves part of the rest of the world, or if they compare the wisdom of US policies to the wisdom of policies in other countries, then they are anti-American.…

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