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The Texas Miracle #12: Whose Lives Matter?

This week on the podcast: In the wake of official responses to the Dallas attacks on police, whose lives really matter?

This week on the podcast: In the wake of official responses to the Dallas attacks on police, whose lives really matter?...Read More

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The Interview: Frank Jackson

Prairie View’s longtime mayor on Sandra Bland and Texas’ legacy of racial trauma.

Prairie View’s longtime mayor talks about Sandra Bland and Texas’ legacy of racial trauma, including 'post-traumatic slave syndrome.'...Read More

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The Texas Miracle #3: The Gospel of Soup

Tune into our weekly podcast, with all the news you need — and some you wish you didn't — about the Lone Star State.

On the podcast: our roundtable wonders at the wild world of Sid Miller, plus we take Texas to task for leaders' mishandling of the foster care system....Read More

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How Texas Politicians Bungle the Bible

Long before Jeff Sessions used Romans 13 to justify stripping children from their parents, it was already the go-to verse for Texas pols seeking to defend all sorts of questionable policies.

When Texas politicians hitch their political wagon to the Bible, they may be in for a very bumpy ride. Of course, that prospect never seems to stop them. ...Read More

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