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The Woodland Park Settlement

Back in June, developers razed nearly an acre of Woodland Park to give their new town homes a better view of the grounds leading toward the bayou. The city announced a settlement yesterday, finalized on August 15th, wherein the developers … Continue reading

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Remedial Four-Way Stop

It has come to my attention, Houston, that you willfully ignore standard rules of the road when storms knock power out to traffic signals. In order for the world not to devolve into total chaos, please refresh your familiarity with … Continue reading

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Let Us Speak! Houston Phone Bank for Reproductive Justice 7/7/13

Either SB1 or HB2 will become law by the end of this month, severely restricting access to abortion in Texas. Are you outraged? Have you been watching our state legislators ignore and cut short testimony? Did you shout NUH UHH … Continue reading

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The Woodland Park Massacre

Update 6/12 @ 9:15 a.m. Just got a call from a staff member in Councilman Gonzalez’s office, and he is on it. This staffer has personally worked with Friends of Woodland Park, cleaning and clearing, so rest assured, their office will … Continue reading

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Trivializing Violence

When we think of violence perpetrated in intimate or familial relationships—we call it domestic violence—we generally think of husbands or boyfriends beating wives or girlfriends. That can make it hard, both for victims of violence and those of us witnessing or … Continue reading

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