Battleground Plant

In Deer Park and other chemical corridor communities, the slow seepage of toxics can affect families like mine for generations.

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Bloodlines

Emily Grace Spydell died in adoptive care. Her biological family says the Indian Child Welfare Act could have saved her—but her tribe’s legal code prevented it.

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The Road Home

The Texas Department of Transportation intends to spend $25 billion widening highways to fix traffic in Texas cities. What if we tore them down instead?

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Drawing Power

In a special session for redistricting, expect the GOP to use aggressive gerrymandering to extend the shelf life of its diminishing white base.

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