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Thanksgiving Herstory

Thanksgiving Herstory

It’s a welcome excuse to visit and celebrate life with loved ones. And yes, eat well. But, for me, it is an intensely personal holiday, not one meant to reenact the nascent racism and superiority complex of the Pilgrim navel-gazing story. …

How Houston Apartment Renters Cope with Thanksgiving

How Houston Apartment Renters Cope with Thanksgiving

Almost one out of three Americans live in a rental, so when considering a holiday like Thanksgiving which is unique for drawing families together, one has to wonder how apartment residents deal with the large gathering.…

Four Years After the ‘Arab Spring’ Series: Egypt

Four Years After the ‘Arab Spring’ Series: Egypt

No one is happy, not even pro-military and Christian groups. Under Mubarak, when things got progressively worse, people were patiently waiting for relief to come. Now, young and old know there is no relief coming. …

Democracy is a Verb

Democracy is a Verb

Don't mourn, organize!…

LOLCATS DOWN — Demand Net Neutrality

LOLCATS DOWN — Demand Net Neutrality

The Internet has been a place where size does not matter, but that could soon change.…

Vote for Kim Ogg Because Weed

Vote for Kim Ogg Because Weed

In 12 years of publishing this newspaper I have never endorsed a candidate. I am endorsing Kim Ogg here and now.…

The Maternal Mortality Epidemic: The Policy Created Health Emergency Happening Under Our Noses

The Maternal Mortality Epidemic: The Policy Created Health Emergency Happening Under Our Noses

In Texas, four times as many women are dying from childbirth than only 20 years ago and the number is increasing! Women's lives and livelihoods are being jeopardized for short term political gain. This is a man-made disaster playing out around us with no political will to address it in an honest way.…

WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR THE GREEN PARTY

WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR THE GREEN PARTY

Voting third party is the best way to see that your voice will be heard. Every vote for a third party sends chills down the spine of the political establishment. Just as certain states receive an inordinate amount of attention because they represent "battleground States", third party voters receive a special attention. …

Net Neutrality: Bus Trip to the Bush School of Government

Net Neutrality: Bus Trip to the Bush School of Government

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai is holding an open forum on Net Neutrality at Texas A&M University in College Station on Tues., Oct. 21. A free bus ticket will be provided for people in Houston to travel to College Station on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 a.m. (and return around 2:30 p.m.). …

Duck, Get Smothered

Duck, Get Smothered

People often leave themselves out of the story. They look at the world in third person, unable or unwilling to get involved. …

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