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Bridging the Gap

Houses Divided

Nuclear Waste Heading to Cowtown?

“Race-Baiting” to the Max

Cherry-picking Science

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Walking for Justice

Leon Reed Jr.’s steadfast devotion to social justice issues is fueled by several influences. As a criminal defense lawyer, he sees the results of...

Science Shmience. Reopen Schools Now.

Leave it to ’Murica to politicize the debate over schools reopening. As a vast majority of physicians say to limit social gatherings, some parents think...

Defunding Texas

Nothing says “Texas” like rodeos, smoked ’cue, and underfunded government services. When public services are cut, Texas always goes big, and the poor suffer...

Cashing Out

On November 3, while much of the news will be gobbled up by presidential election ads and pundits prophesying the end of the world...

Happy Observations of a Census Doorknocker

As campaign rhetoric ramps up and subsequent images of dueling parties dominate the public imagination, I thought it might be nice to share something...

Battered but Unbroken

Minutes before class started, Adisson Grant was preparing booklets and organizing special LEGO pieces for the day’s engineering lesson. “We are teaching foundational engineering using...

Chipping Away at Voter Suppression

As the death toll from COVID-19 passes 200,000 in the United States, a record number of Americans are opting for absentee ballots as a...

Cutting into CARES

Around 3.5 million Texans have filed for unemployment since mid-March, when the novel coronavirus led to the shutdown of nonessential businesses. Some of those stores...

Tested and Rested

For individuals living in poor and underserved Tarrant County communities, access to screenings for sexually transmitted infection (STI) was difficult before COVID-19 hit. To...

A Monumental Undertaking

The party Demetria McFarland’s family throws every Juneteenth is so big they usually need at least three trailer-size smokers to cook enough food for...