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Unpaid internships are not progressive (sorry, not sorry)

December 7, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got it right. Progressives must practice what they preach when it comes to unpaid internships.
Pay_Your_Interns

10 things to know at the polls

October 31, 2018
Voting is our right. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Polls

Early voting turnout surges across Texas

October 30, 2018
Go vote. All your friends are doing it.
Voter Turnout

Mail-In Ballot 101

October 22, 2018
If you’re unable to vote in person, follow these simple steps to submit a mail-in ballot.
Mail-In Ballot

The early bird gets the vote

October 15, 2018
Shorter lines. Less chaos. Opportunities to vote on the weekend. We stan early voting.
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Kavanaugh has been confirmed. Now what?

October 6, 2018
Your voice is not weakened by today’s vote. If anything, it’s stronger, louder, and more powerful than ever.
Kavanaugh Protests

GOP Voter Suppression: Fighting Cynicism and Indifference (Part IV)

September 26, 2018
Texas Republicans want you to think your vote doesn’t matter. But here’s a hot take: it does.
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GOP Voter Suppression: A Brief Timeline of Discriminatory Laws and SCOTUS Rulings (Part III)

September 24, 2018
Efforts to take away voting rights can be seen in the laws passed by conservative lawmakers and recent Supreme Court rulings.
Voting is our right.

GOP Voter Suppression: Texas High Schools and Online Registration (Part II)

September 21, 2018
Support for voting should not be a Democratic or Republican issue. It should just be straight up American.
Voting is our right.

GOP Voter Suppression: Voter Purging and ID Laws (Part I)

September 19, 2018
Texas Republicans continue to use scare tactics to enforce unnecessary voter laws that keep citizens from voting.
Voting is our right.

Texas GOP Get Back to Basics: Shaming Women with Fetal Burial Laws

August 1, 2018
Texas Republicans want to control Texans’ uteruses and shame women by forcing them to bury or cremate fetal tissue.
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How Ted Cruz is Avoiding Debating Beto in the Most Cruz-ish Way

July 16, 2018
The Cruz campaign responded to the O’Rourke campaign’s second debate request with a level of condescension and avoidance typical of Ted Cruz.
Cruz No Debate

Texas Is Proof Unions and Organized Labor Are Here to Stay

June 27, 2018
Although the Supreme Court’s conservative justices turned their backs on working families in their Janus ruling, Texas has had a “right-to-work” law on the books for decades. We know from experience that unions and organized labor are here to stay.
Unions Are Here to Stay

Texas Pride: Stories of the LGBTQ Movement & People of Texas

June 26, 2018
Throughout the month of June, Pride celebrations replete with rainbow flags and messages of support help us remember that we are not alone in this fight. And stories of victories and of struggles remind us why we must continue to fight.
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Austin Becomes the First ‘Freedom City’ in Texas

June 20, 2018
Austin City Council voted unanimously to make Austin a ‘Freedom City’ after more than 100 Austinites testified in support of making the community safer for immigrants and people of color.
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Families Belong Together Rallies in Texas

June 14, 2018
Join activists across the country today as we rally and march in protest of the new “zero-tolerance” immigration policy and the separation of immigrant families.
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Juneteenth Celebrations Across Texas

June 14, 2018
Juneteenth celebrations are scheduled throughout Texas for this month.
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Families Are Being Torn Apart in Our Own Backyard

June 12, 2018
The Trump administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy is a gross violation of human rights and moral decency. And what’s worse? This horrifying treatment of children is happening in our own backyard.

Why the Supreme Court Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision Matters in Texas

June 4, 2018
Texas has no statewide law that explicitly protects LGBTQ Texans from discrimination — and Texas Republicans have a history of using religion as a weapon to discriminate.
Why the Supreme Court Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision Matters in Texas