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Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt

A factory chimney belching out smoke and surrounded by fog exemplifies the…

A Gringo Goes to Cuba

A Gringo Goes to Cuba

Obama announced the new relationship with Cuba on December 17th, the day I arrived in Havana. On the way into the city from the airport, the lack of advertising was like a breath of fresh air. …

SXSW Film: Disaster Playground

SXSW Film: Disaster Playground

Films about outer space, exploration of the moon and the future of…

Union Made: Safety in Numbers

Union Made: Safety in Numbers

On February 1, 2015, the United Steelworkers Union (USW) launched the largest strike by refinery workers since 1980. 6,500 union members are striking at 15 petrochemical sites across the country, including 5 facilities in the Houston area.…

Marlise’s Law – Respecting Pregnant Texans

What should have been an immensely private and personal moment for our family was used as a political debate. The doctors weren’t practicing medicine, they were practicing politics.…

International Women’s Day–Make it Happen, Houston

International Women’s Day–Make it Happen, Houston

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist…

Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

The “Trust. Respect. Access.” campaign promotes policies that would restore trust in Texans to make their own reproductive health care choices, respect for physicians’ medical and ethical judgments about the needs of their patients, and access to safe, timely abortion care.…

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.…

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