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People at the hearing spoke about how El Pasoans remain on edge, wary of going shopping or taking their kids to school. by

Editorial: Reckoning with El Paso

People like to believe things are getting better—but what happened in El Paso underscores just how little has changed.

As I write this editorial, I’m exactly three months into my tenure at the Texas Observer. In that time, I’ve had the good fortune to hear readers express ge...Read More

A black and white photo of Ted Cruz in Greenville, South Carolina in November 2015. by

Ted Cruz is Right. There’s No War on Women.

The draconian policies favored by the GOP are better described as a war on the American family.

Indeed, if you want a home for policies that restrict legal abortion, that would ban birth control, that decry parental leave as unnecessary, that deride breast...Read More

Peter Klein #JeSuisCharlie Charlie Hebdo by

Being Charlie Hebdo

We cannot simply stop at support for free speech when we talk about the murders at Charlie Hebdo; we must go further and ask: What do we do next?...Read More

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