“High-speed reliable broadband is a social justice issue, it’s a climate justice issue, and it’s an economic justice issue because of the workers it takes to do it.”
Gus Bova is a senior staff writer and assistant editor at the Texas Observer. He covers labor, politics, and other major Texas stories. He has written extensively on topics ranging from the border wall to homelessness. Before coming to the Observer, he worked at a shelter for recently arrived immigrants and asylum-seekers. He studied Latin American Studies at the University of Kansas.
Articles by Gus Bova
The Supreme Court is about to overturn the 1973 landmark reproductive rights ruling. Austinites are not here for it.
Robot dogs, cocktails, a shooting competition, and more taxpayer money than you can shake a drone at.
The City of Austin is back to playing whack-a-mole with its large unsheltered population.
Jason Featherston, who has devoted more than half his life to the National Guard, is now the leading critic of Governor Greg Abbott’s border surge, Operation Lone Star.
And an exciting feature debut for Texan director Iliana Sosa.
From Henry Cuellar’s reelection to the fight to succeed Eddie Lucio, multiple progressive women advance to runoffs as the RGV ponders its political status quo.
Longtime State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, meanwhile, flops.
Why did police show up in force to apprehend a local activist, and why is the city’s top elected posting her mugshot and job details on social media?
The two progressive candidates would represent a new left edge of the state's congressional delegation if primary voters from Austin to San Antonio to Laredo back them.