Emily Pyle


Growing up as Collateral Damage

by Emily Pyle

In 1943, the U.S. government razed three towns in Washington–Hanford, Richland, and White Bluffs–to make room for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. It wasn’t until 1945 that nearby families learned that the facility had manufactured plutonium used in the bombing of … Read More


Class Warfare

The Right is using poor minorities to push vouchers. But who benefits?

The March 18th Public Education Committee meeting was a dream come true for Chairman Kent Grusendorf (R-Arlington). Not only was there a hearing on his House Bill 2465 that would bring vouchers—now stylishly called “freedom scholarships”—to Texas, but a man … Read More