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How Disaster Recovery Overlooks the Poor

Texas’ recent plan for allocating $5 billion in federal disaster recovery grants neglects the poorest people harmed by Hurricane Harvey, activists say.

Early in his career, David Hall came to see the Rio Grande Valley’s most impoverished communities as an important prism for viewing Texas’ civil rights stru...Read More

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Big Trouble in Little Cambodia

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

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The 7 Most Pressing Issues Facing Rural Texas

In 2017, rural schools lost crucial funding, two hospitals closed and natural disasters wreaked havoc in what some regard as “flyover country.”

It’s been a tough year for rural Texas. In 2017, the 3.8 million Texans who live outside the state’s metro areas bore a bevy of hardships, including hospita...Read More

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