It’s long past time in Texas for straight talk, starting with the blunt facts about the nullity the Texas Democratic Party has become.
Illustration by Adam Maida The presidency of Donald Trump is an emergency for the United States. Now is the time for each ethics-seeking American citizen to fight for democracy in a nonviolent revolution. With the nation now ruled by Trump … Read More
Education pioneer fought racial segregation in schools after witnessing its severe effects on Mexican Americans. Read More
“I have never heard of or seen in my 80 years watching Texas a more empathy-dead, society-wide INJUSTICE than the refusal of...tens of billions in Medicaid money.”
An idea can change society, and being the people, we have lots of ideas. Let’s look, too, for more good, young new leaders and also some not so young. Read More
Remembering Larry Goodwyn—reporter, historian and champion for civil rights and populism.
Lawrence Goodwyn, the controversial author and important editor and writer for The Texas Observer, died at 85 of long-suffered emphysema on Sept. 29. Read More
Remembering the giant who did so much in the endless struggle for justice
Ken Galbraith is gone. The tallest and grandest tree in the Harvard neighborhood fell on April 29, from complications of pneumonia, at 97. What a life he led. In his 70 million copies of his four dozen books distributed around … Read More