Today's GOP leaders aren't playing politics as usual. They're using abusive tactics to manipulate the public.
Trump's GOP isn't politics as usual — it's a party comfortable with using gaslighting and intimidation, tactics favored by abusers, to win at all costs. Read More
This week on the podcast: Our resident theologian unpacks the Beatitudes for the 'Blue Lives Matter' crowd, while Prairie View remembers Sandra Bland on the anniversary of her death.
Our resident theologian unpacks the Beatitudes for the 'Blue Lives Matter' crowd, and Black activists and scholars join us for a racial justice roundtable. Read More
I am tired of fighting for respect in my own life; I wish not to make a woman fight for mine because of an elusive likability scale that works against us. Read More
On the podcast: Why's the Texas Legislature so weird about beer? A craft brewer gives us a no-foam answer. Caution: corporate interests at play!
Why's the Texas legislature so weird about beer? A craft brewer gives us a no-foam answer. Caution: corporate interests at play! Read More
As it unfolded: the day the Supreme Court issued the most important ruling on reproductive rights in a generation, striking down Texas' abortion law.
The Texas Observer staff liveblogs as we wait for — and report on — what could be the biggest ruling on reproductive rights in a generation. Read More
Take a walk down memory lane (in pink sneakers) and remember Wendy Davis' epic filibuster with the former senator herself — and a cast of tearful Texans.
As we await a SCOUTUS ruling on Texas' anti-abortion law, Wendy Davis takes us on a walk in pink sneakers down memory lane, remembering her 2013 filibuster. Read More
Austin singer-songwriter and 'Texas country sweetheart' Kelly Willis gives us a lesson in Lone Star twang.
On the podcast, Austin's Kelly Willis gives us a lesson in Texas country, and we'll meet a prof charging back against that racist Mex-Am studies textbook. Read More
Dispatches from in and around San Antonio's Alamodome.
Live updates on whether the Bernie vs. Hillary beef has been resolved, whether Julian Castro has been named Hillary's VP-mate, and much more. Read More