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
Texas, with one-thirteenth of the country’s people, has killed 37 percent of the convicted murderers “executed” in the United States since 1976. As Adam Liptak’s December 26 report in The New York Times made clear, this is not because Texans … Read More