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Seeking Asylum in Karnes City

An up-close-and-personal view of family detention in a for-profit lock-up in South Texas.

When women and children seeking asylum are detained in Texas, they encounter an immigration system that seems designed to discourage them at every turn....Read More

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Friend in Need

The tragedy of my friend's life and death is that he lived in a society that left him to deal with it alone.

There is a shameful paradox to depression: It is common and it is treatable, and yet many depressed people will never get treatment....Read More

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Losing Ground

After getting crushed in November, Battleground Texas is fighting for survival and relevance—against other Democrats.

After getting crushed in November, Battleground Texas is fighting for survival and relevance—against other Democrats....Read More

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The Next 60: Agenda for a New Texas

“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

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