Gus Bova is a senior staff writer and assistant editor at the Texas Observer. He writes about labor, politics, the border, homelessness, and occasionally other topics. 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
Every year, the United States locks up hundreds of thousands of immigrants at a cost $2 billion. Is there a better way?
It was a year of fake news, nonsensical tweets and non-apologies galore.
More than 2.6 million Americans and 287,000 Texans are paid at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
State troopers and local police surrounded the 'White Lives Matter Too' demonstrators, who were outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors.
Demonstrators held signs reading 'We stand with our Muslim neighbors,' 'Jews reject Trump' and "you make America great.'
Steve Adler said the task force will focus on institutional racism, rather than individual attitudes.
'I just don’t like Hillary personally,' said one voter, who voted Trump at the top and Dems down ballot.
The pair took sanctuary in an Austin church eight months ago, hoping to avoid deportation back into danger at home.