Dear Texas: Children Learn What They Live

Words can’t adequately express my dismay and disgust at the recent actions of the Legislature, HB 3979, and wealthy school districts across...

Quiet Rage: Protecting Voting Rights for Our Generation

These days, I exist in a quiet rage. Like boiling magma just below the surface of a stoic mountain range, docile but...

Opinion: Illogical School Policies Hurt Students, Educators, Communities

Misty Griffin was the kind of teacher every student wants and every parent dreams their child will have. She was a 14-year...

How I’m Voting on Those Pesky Propositions

As I said yesterday, Texas' constitution is an antiquated mess, so often the teensiest of problems can't be fixed without a constitutional...

TIPRO Response to Reform Austin’s “Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden...

Editor's Note: This op-ed is in response to a story "Texas Oil Industry Not Jumping for Joy Over Biden Presidency" RA News...

Opinion: Texas Supreme Court Bows to Abbott Instead of Upholding Constitution

More than three weeks ago, I submitted a petition to the Texas Supreme Court that seeks to have Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive...

The Secret Lives of Railroads

“The great truth of America,” John Oliver once said, is that “if you want to do something evil, put it inside something...

Opinion: COVID-19’s Economic Toll Will Be With Us For Years to Come

The high human cost and loss of life due to COVID-19 is tragic and staggering. Few of us remained untouched by the...

10,000 Reasons We Need to Unleash SNAP to Fight the Coronavirus

Last week, the San Antonio Food Bank served a crowd of 10,000 Texans reeling from the economic effects of COVID-19. An aerial...

Opinion: Greg Abbott Likes to Use COVID Emergency Powers, Except for Fighting COVID

Governor Greg Abbott loves to play a neat executive power game. On one hand, he has spent most of the last two...

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