Tag Archives: Houston
Kyle Shelton’s even-handed new history never lets the reader forget that one person’s infrastructure disappointment is another person’s happiness.
Jensen Drive, on the east side of downtown Houston, is an unlikely spot to begin a narrative. This bleak stretch of pavement crosses over a sunken Interstate 10...Read More
The case to end cash bail puts Harris County judges and magistrates under a microscope.
The young woman muttered “yeah” when asked if she wanted a court-appointed lawyer. That wasn’t good enough for Harris County magistrate Eric Hagstette, wh...Read More
The AFL-CIO has accused two attorneys of “undermining the rights” of immigrant janitorial workers after their law firm beat a union group at trial.
Two Houston attorneys vying for state and federal office in the Democratic primary have run afoul of the labor movement. The Texas AFL-CIO has accused the two c...Read More
Housing advocates say many Houstonians are stuck in unsafe homes and aren't receiving disaster relief from FEMA.
Dorothy Jones stands in her near-empty apartment in Houston and worries that her kids won’t understand why there’s no Christmas tree this year. It’s late ...Read More
After Harvey, a small refugee community in Brazoria County needed help. Neo-Confederates and radical anti-government groups showed up.
After Harvey, a small refugee community in Brazoria County needed help. Neo-Confederates and radical anti-government groups showed up. – by Michael Hardy ...Read More
Houston's police chief rose to the top of Texas' largest police force while inserting himself in thorny political debates.
As I enter Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo’s downtown office, he’s just wrapped up a TV interview, and the moment we finish talking, he’ll rush downstair...Read More
Trenton Doyle Hancock uses '80s kid culture and an expansive fantasy world to explore identity, racial politics and growing up fundamentalist Christian.
His Pet Monsters Trenton Doyle Hancock uses ’80s kid culture and an expansive fantasy world to explore identity, racial politics and growing up fundamenta...Read More
The Houston conservative's ability to blend politics and religion makes him a particularly potent force.
Editor’s note: With the far right ascendant in Texas politics, once-marginal ideas and people have found a place in the political mainstream. Our recurrin...Read More