The Incantations of Daniel Johnston, a graphic novel released in July, narrates the creative, chaotic life of an artist and musician with bipolar disorder. Read More
Despite an angry outcry from far-right protesters, Houston is embracing an Arabic immersion school that educators hope may give students an edge.
Except for the angry far-right protesters, the first day of school at the Arabic Immersion Magnet School in Houston in late August was a joyous occasion. Read More
How Texas families with nowhere else to go are fighting back against mobile home moguls and their ruthless business model.
The residents of North Lamar Community Mobile Home Park in Austin aren't backing down from an escalating dispute with the new owners of the park, the moguls behind online trailer-preneur school Mobile Home University. Read More
Along with New York City-based Coventry Development Corporation, Exxon is creating a company town from scratch in North Houston. Read More
My introduction to Hezbollah came on an early morning in southern Beirut. I rode bus No. 5 from the Burj Al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp, where I taught English, eastwards through Haret Hreik—a Hezbollah stronghold. Every day I watched the surroundings … Read More
At the Governor's Pleasure
In each four-year term, a Texas governor will appoint several hundred people to serve on various state agencies, commissions, and boards—everything from powerful policy-setting positions at the Public Utilities Commission and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to such obscure … Read More