Category Archives: politics

Confederate Heroes: On the Agenda, Off the Schools

Tonight’s Houston ISD board meeting will address a resolution to re-name eight schools that currently bear the names of Confederate heroes: Henry Grady Middle School, Richard Dowling Middle School, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson Middle School, Albert Sidney Johnston Middle School, Sidney Lanier Middle … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup January 11, 2016

The Texas Progressive Alliance wouldn’t trust Greg Abbott to write a grocery list as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff interviewed Harris County DA candidates Morris Overstreet and Kim Ogg. Libby Shaw contributing to Daily Kos has … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Abby Fisher’s Childhood*

I thought I’d take a look at her earlier history to find out where Abby Fisher gained the courage of her convictions. Continue reading

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Greg Abbott Willfully Misrepresents How Law Works

I’m growing increasingly frustrated with Governor Abbott’s enthusiasm for spreading misinformation, which could also be called lies, about how Texas laws work. Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup December 7, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks we need fewer thoughts and more actions to curb gun violence as it brings you this week’s roundup. Continue reading

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Five (More) Ways to Help Planned Parenthood If You Barely Have Any Money

I just saw an annotated listicle (is that what it’s called when it is a list with a paragraph or so plus an illustration for each numbered item?) on Bustle about 10 ways to help PP even if you’ve got a … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup November 30, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with Planned Parenthood and encourages Houstonians to get out the vote as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff gave three more looks at the Houston electorate in 2015. Socratic Gadfly is willing … Continue reading

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