Health Care

The Health Care Debacle

I survived the Bush years by employing a simple mantra: “It’s best not to think about it.” I would mutter this to myself whenever events of th...Read More

Lessons Unlearned

Long before the Legislature made vaccines optional, Texans united to fight polio.

As the nation obsesses over whether swine flu will eventually mutate into an unstoppable pandemic, a germ from the past has been making an unlikely comeback in ...Read More

Coal Star State

While America turns away from dirty energy, Texas could soon have 12 new coal-fired power plants. What gives?

One February night in 2007, a boisterous crowd from all around Texas—old-school ranchers and farmers, fresh-faced Baylor students, environmentalists new and o...Read More