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Needs More Green

Like many 84-year-olds, the Botanic Garden is struggling in creaky fashion to survive on a fixed income that hasn’t kept up with inflation. The...

National Ranting Association

The first thing that jumps out at me is the bright red “FINAL NOTICE” on the envelope. Wondering which bill I forgot to pay,...

Searching for Heroes

Four years since forming the grassroots group Comunidad 27, Northside resident Arnoldo Hurtado believes the crime that had long plagued his neighborhood — gun...

Deflection

The federal government didn’t discriminate against a same-sex married couple. Instead, the feds only funded the bigotry that blocked Fatma Marouf and Bryn Esplin...

No Time for Silence

I find myself at this moment pondering Benjamin Franklin and his printing press and Thomas Paine, the radical patriot pamphleteer of the American Revolution....

Wag! the Dog

Shawn Hughes was already having suspicions about the Wag! dog-walking service, sometimes referred to as Uber for mutts. The company is based in Los...

Rallying for Families

Images of crying children detained in cages and separated from their parents have struck a nerve in Fort Worth.  Several-hundred people flocked to the main...

Blue Wave

From a purely political point of view, holding the 2018 Texas Democratic Convention in Tarrant County is a smart move. Ours is the largest...

Tightening the Screws

While former President Barack Obama deported an unprecedented number of undocumented immigrants during his eight years in office, Donald Trump appears bent not just...

Imprisoned Women, a Texas Tragedy

While the number of women in the entire United States’ criminal justice system has ballooned since 1980, the number of women in Texas prisons...