Texas Solar Power May Have its Day in the Sun

Two recently-announced solar projects in West Texas show how solar is becoming cheaper and more than just a niche source of energy.

Observer Nominated for National Magazine Award

For the second consecutive year, a Texas Observer reporter is a finalist for the National Magazine Award, the most prestigious award in magazine journalism.

Reviewing The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism

Texas Observer contributor and University of Texas journalism professor Robert Jensen reviews Dean Starkman’s “The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism.”

Updated: Texas’ Testing Opt-Out Movement Grows to a ‘Trickle’

Two Waco parents have dramatically announced their plans to keep their son out of Texas’ state standardized tests next week.