100 Years of Painting

Critical Thinking

Lost in Hospitallandia

Budget Wars

Blotch Jumbo

2nd Thought

2nd Thought

Adding Angst to Tragedy

Down the road from my office, at John Peter Smith Hospital, Marlise Muñoz, 33, is brain-dead. She is a continued patient at JPS because...

The Other Obamacare Embarrassment

There is broad agreement that the glitch-filled rollout of Affordable Care Act enrollment was awful. Some have compared it to the botched response to...

Texting While the Planet Burns

Lately, I’ve noticed the silence around a growing cataclysm — the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. There’s a China syndrome, ongoing,...

Keystone Election Kops

The new Texas voter ID law had one effect with which neither side can quibble. It got Fort Worth in the national news for...

The Field Narrows

The presumption that the 2014 governor’s race is between Republican Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott and Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis is just too tough...

A Trip to the Park

Edgar Regalado peers through the chain-link fence surrounding the new Bowie High School football stadium, hoping to catch a glimpse of his baseball hero....
Yes. Now, what to do?

Prop 6 …

For a plan that purports to thoughtfully guide Texas through a crowded, thirsty future, the 2012 State Water Plan reads unsettlingly like a playbook...

Pray for Rain

There have always been fights over water in Texas. But as population increases and rain doesn’t, times are getting tighter and the fights more...
People & Politics art design winner and Art Institute student Anthony Garcia

Best Of People & Politics 2013

Thing Tarrant County Needs Critic’s choice: Endowment fund for the Arts Council of Fort Worth Two years of budget battle losses have left local arts groups...

Fiddling as the Sea Rises

Five years ago, Hurricane Ike, one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, plowed into Galveston Bay, chewing through $29 billion in homes, businesses,...