Politics

Bitter Lake

Bitter Lake

The documentaries that Adam Curtis helms erupt with social and political relevance,…

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…

Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies

You don’t have to look far to see the best documentary that’s…

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…

EACH Woman Act Aims to Restore Access to Abortion

EACH Woman Act Aims to Restore Access to Abortion

By Laila Khalili Photo by John Nelson, courtesy of All* Above All…

Activists Protest Bill Targeting Pregnant Minors

Activists Protest Bill Targeting Pregnant Minors

By Laila Khalili “Graciela’s family lived in a tiny town—her step-father worked…

Senate Passes Bill Banning Insurance Coverage for Abortion

Senate Passes Bill Banning Insurance Coverage for Abortion

By Laila Khalili   Last week, the Texas Senate voted 21-10 to eliminate coverage…

Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn channeling Marion Barry, or Silvio Berlusconi?

Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn channeling Marion Barry, or Silvio Berlusconi?

By Nick Cooper Victims of Mischaracterizations? Take It Easy On Me! Not…

Community Oriented Policing

Community Oriented Policing

By Richard Hanna Edited by Nick Cooper In Ferguson, Missouri, a young…

Torry Mercer: Musings of a Pro-Airstrikes Anarchist

Torry Mercer: Musings of a Pro-Airstrikes Anarchist

I already know that every US president is a war criminal with as much or more blood on their hands as Assad. Two wrongs don’t make a right. The difference is that the US is not having a popular uprising and no US presidents have bombed any US cities to dust for over 150 years. You can’t justify the cowardice of sitting idly by while Assad commits genocide on his own people because of the ignoble history of US foreign policy.…

A morning in Ferguson

A morning in Ferguson

Free Press Houston arrived in Ferguson, Missouri at 6 a.m. The arrest…

How Did an Israeli Talking Point Get In My Head?

By Nick Cooper Recently, several friends have asked the same question in…