David Martin Davies

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A Desire Named Streetcar

by David Martin Davies | Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:06 CST
How did Julian Castro’s streetcar project become a political train wreck?

Is Julian Castro the Answer to Democrats’ Prayers?

San Antonio mayor rises to national prominence with convention speech.

It’s three days before San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is set to deliver the keynote address on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, and he steps into the community center at St. Paul Catholic Church to rousing cheers. … Read More


The Writing On the Wall

The fight to save a South Texas school district.

The first day of school is supposed to be full of optimism and promise. It’s a day for blank notebooks, new clothes, fresh haircuts and a clean slate. But that wasn’t the case last fall at Premont High School. There … Read More


Seceding from History

Slavery apologists are using the 150th anniversary of the Civil War to whitewash history.

Every year, around Feb.19, a crowd of tourists gathers in front of the Alamo to watch the re-enactment of a pivotal moment in history. There’s a ragtag company of men dressed like a scruffy 19th-century Texas militia, wearing buckskin and … Read More