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Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

This translation of the Mohawk version of the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address was developed, published in 1993, and provided, courtesy of Six Nations Indian Museum and the Tracking Project. …

Shock Waves

Shock Waves

One of the best cinematic bumps a movie maven can receive is when…

FORBIDDEN KNOWLEDGE

FORBIDDEN KNOWLEDGE

It was just another day in Vespucciland. The road and the buildings were the same across the country. His car was like every other car, and the drive to work was just like every other.…

Houston Mayoral Race Neck and Neck on the Home Stretch

Houston Mayoral Race Neck and Neck on the Home Stretch

Wait, who's running again?…

I Need You to Put Your Foot Down

I Need You to Put Your Foot Down

It’s time to shake things up around here. So on election day, take a friend to the voting booth. Or convince an apathetic stranger who prefers to sit the election out to take a stand. …

Open Call For Election-Related Submissions

Open Call For Election-Related Submissions

In the spirit of free and open speech, for the next week, through the election, Free Press Houston is providing you this commons, a virtual soapbox with a megaphone, to say anything and everything you want to say about the upcoming election. …

10.21.14: The Last VJ’s Top 5 Music Videos of the Week

Welcome to The Last VJ, music fans! Got to admit, this week…

9.30.14: The Last VJ’s Top 5 Music Videos of the Week

Welcome to The Last VJ, music fans! Have you ever heard of…

9.23.14: The Last VJ’s Top 5 Music Videos of the Week

Welcome to The Last VJ, music fans! This week I pulled out…

Houston’s ‘Civility’ Ordinance Makes It a Crime to Sit for 16 Hours of the Day

Houston’s ‘Civility’ Ordinance Makes It a Crime to Sit for 16 Hours of the Day

There was a fair amount of media coverage for Mayor Annise Parker’s 2012 law that included $2,000 penalties for those sharing food with more than five needy people in public if they lacked prior written permission. In comparison, the even more totalitarian so-called ‘civility’ ordinances, were passed quietly.…

Unschooling

Unschooling

I am often envious at unschooling meet ups because many of the parents are extraordinarily accomplished. They are scientists, artists, programmers, musicians. And when you ask them how they accomplished what they did, you often hear the same response. I taught myself. …

Miles to Go…Back to School

Miles to Go…Back to School

I’m one of the lucky teachers who loved teaching on the day I retired as much as I did when I first entered the doors of a school. I wish all educators had the same benefits and advantages as I did.…

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