The week started badly enough - with small-town Republicans taking advantage of a newly-modified state law that allowed them to threaten to replace popular Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza with a stooge of their choosing. Then it got worse, with a dramatic overplay of police force as administrators at UT Austin called in militarized DPS troopers to crush a pro-Palestinian protest. What do these attacks on small-D democracy by Greg Abbott's regime mean, both individually and as two parts of a growing trend of authoritarianism in Texas? We're joined by three of our favorite thinkers in this area: State Senator Sarah Eckhardt of Austin, renowned civil rights attorney Austin Kaplan, and MOVE Texas Senior Advocacy Reform Manager Amber Mills - what's REALLY going on behind the GOP curtain will shock and anger you - and hopefully, reinvigorate your passion for the fight ahead.

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