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The GOP Votes for Suffering

January 9, 2017
Congressional Republicans and their co-conspirators around the country are slobbering all over themselves at the prospect of repealing Obamacare.

How Rick Perry Could Save the World as Energy Secretary

January 9, 2017
The last thing we want is Perry getting close to one button or another and asking a technician, “Hey, what does this do?”

Progressive Lawmakers Lead with Fight for Equal Pay, Paid Leave, and Fair Wages

January 6, 2017
With the state’s legislative session starting this month, progressive lawmakers in Texas have taken the lead in championing fair and equal wages for all working Texans.
Lege preview Equal Pay

Uninsured Texans Fear the Worst from Texas Republicans This Session

January 3, 2017
Previewing the #TXLege - how health care coverage is going to change in 2017.
TX Lege Health Care

Five Things to Know About Marijuana Policy Reform for the Texas Legislature

January 3, 2017
Previewing the #TXLege - here is the current state of marijuana policy in Texas.

Top 10 Videos & Graphics of 2016

December 16, 2016
Check out our staff's top 10 favorite images from 2016

Top 10 Worst Texans of 2016

December 14, 2016
It doesn't get any worse than this...

Privatizing schools reroutes public money to rich, cronies

December 12, 2016
This siphoning of money from public education for all is happening at a time when Texas still falls far short of adequate funding for our children’s education.
Dan Patrick Loves Vouchers, Hates Public Schools

Imperial Donald Trump: Bent Knees Stay Bent

December 11, 2016
The authoritarian style has, to some degree, already captivated many on the Right
King Donald Trump

I Believed the Lies in the Woman's Right to Know Booklet: One Texan's Abortion Story

December 9, 2016
I suffered because of misinformation given to me about my abortion – and my own state required that I be told these lies. It didn’t ultimately change my mind – it only made the experience traumatizing.
Abortion Stigma Story Woman's Right to Know Lies Texas