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Ed Espinoza: We Need Sensible Gun Reform

November 10, 2017
Our executive director discusses why we must demand change or tragedies like Sutherland Springs will keep occurring.
Ed Espinoza

How will Speaker Joe Straus' Retirement Affect Texas Politics?

October 27, 2017
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus says he will not seek re-election. What will that mean for the Texas Legislature? As Straus blocked some of the more bigoted agenda items of the Republican party including the transphobic 'bathroom bill.'
Joe Straus

Texas May Not Be What Amazon is Looking For

October 19, 2017
It’s possible Texas has already knocked its towns and cities out of Amazon’s Dating Game.

There are Two Sleeping Giants in Texas

October 13, 2017
More than 1.8 million people who cast ballots were new voters in 2016

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

October 2, 2017
Glenn Smith wonders whether a political storm over Hurricane Harvey recovery has been calmed. But is it still political hurricane season?

Ted Cruz's explicit...policies

September 12, 2017
More shameful than Cruz's late night Twitter habits are the explicit policies he promotes.

Catch a Falling Lone Star

September 11, 2017
There are rays of hope in the government response to Hurricane Harvey.
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Give to These Local Organizations Working on the Ground After the Cameras Leave

August 30, 2017
Want to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey? Give to local organizations who will be working to support and rebuild impacted communities in the days, months, and years to come.
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Best of the Week - Stay safe, Texans

August 25, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Best of the Week: Speaking of Racism

August 18, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Best of the Week - Hysterectomy, not HIS-terectomy

August 11, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

How Texas Can Actually Help Special Education Students

August 4, 2017
Hint: It's not private school vouchers.
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Best of the Week - Dog Days of Session

August 4, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Best of the Week: Absent Abbott's Not-So-Special Session

July 14, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

5 Ways Texas GOP Will Try to Screw Texans Over During Governor Abbott’s Special Session

June 30, 2017
Governor Abbott called a special session of the Texas Legislature, putting the lives and rights of Texans on the line to score Republican primary points.
5 Ways Texas Republicans Will Try Screw Texans Over During Gov. Abbott’s Special Session

Abbott's Pick-Up Sticks Play Politics with Special Session

June 27, 2017
Outnumbered Democrats are valiantly trying to remind them that there’s a future coming that the state is woefully unprepared to meet.
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Branding, Political Tribes, Health Care and Holidays from Thinking

June 25, 2017
GOP health care plans make it plain that it’s time to break out of tribal political thinking and begin thinking for ourselves.
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Best of the Week - June 10th

June 10, 2017
A straight-to-the-point curation of this week's suggested content for progressives to read and watch.

Hilarious: Ted Cruz gets played off in the middle of speech

June 8, 2017
Even the Faith & Freedom Coalition is tired of hearing Ted's voice. Watch Ted get played off in the middle of his speech (20-second mark).Even the Faith & Freedom Coalition is tired of hearing Ted's voice. Watch Ted get played off in the middle of his speech (20-second mark).
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