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Raising a Stink

Bill Cole says he nearly lost it all for just opening his mouth. If he hadn’t gone public with his complaints about pollution from...

A Degree in Inequality

I'm about to graduate from college, and, like most college students, I've learned a lot of valuable things I was supposed to learn and...

The Flaming Heart

On the recent April night when I became a Catholic, my feet hurt like hell. It must be the brand-new shoes, I told myself while...

Sex, Politics, and Journalism

A close race between two Fort Worth City Council candidates might have ended differently if the city’s daily newspaper hadn’t gone against protocol and...

Bio-Flop

Poor Ed. It's not always been easy - or profitable - for this city's favorite billionaire to play God. According to last Sunday's New York...

Where the Buffalo Roam

In a little house on the prairie, environmentalist Jarid Manos unrolled map after map, showing where nearly 2,000 acres of almost pristine grassland prairie...

Yawn Radio

I miss Bigfoot. It used to be you could count on discovering his latest adventures from Kevin McCarthy on KLIF. But, alas, no more. Sasquatch isn't...

As the East Side Turns …

Supporters of the independent-minded Louis McBee were heartbroken when he was narrowly defeated by the establishment-backed Danny Scarth in the District 4 city council...

Tear Down the Parking Lots

On a fresh green late spring morning, I thought of young people working alongside their elders tending pinto beans and poblano peppers. I thought...

Downtown Hits Pay Dirt

The Fort Worth establishment had its prayers answered (assuming those folks can still pray without being struck by lightning). On Saturday, voters elected two...