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February 26, 2021

Reckoning Rush

Conservative talk radio founding father Rush Limbaugh has died at 70, making now an opportune moment to consider the impact of the man and his medium upon our nation and our lives. While Limbaugh came to personify and epitomize the conservative talk...
February 25, 2021

The Black history of reproductive justice

In 1994, at a conference in Chicago sponsored by the Illinois Pro-Choice Alliance and the Ms. Foundation for Women, a group of women gathered to hear the Clinton administration’s proposal for health care reform, which sought to de-emphasize reproductive...
February 25, 2021

Heroes and Zeroes of the Texas Freeze

The Texas Freeze that hit the state on President’s Day, 2021, was a devastating natural disaster made worse by conservative politics that shrugged off the policy and infrastructure needed to prepare for it. There’s no way to sugar coat it - the state...
February 23, 2021

What Texas and the nation said about Ted Cruz in Cancún

No matter what crisis Texans are facing, there’s always one constant we can depend on — Senator Ted Cruz will find a way to screw it up even more. Last week, millions of us were without power, heat, and water as our state experienced a disastrous winter...