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Environmental Racism in Action

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On November 18, 2020
The field of environmental justice is well established as a scholarly inquiry and few other areas so starkly demonstrate the horrors of American and global capitalism. These scholars delineate how corporations quite intentionally seek out poor communities of color to dump the worst pollution upon, utterly indifferent to the cancers and other diseases that will […]
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The Texas Rangers

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On August 15, 2020
The Texas Rangers have a history as racist as any organization in the country. That a baseball team is named after them and that they are still around today is a problem that very much needs to be solved. Growing up in Monahans in the 1960s, Arlinda Valencia said she was used to hearing about […]
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This is the grave of Mark White. Born in 1940 in Henderson, Texas, White grew up in Houston and attended Baylor University in Waco. He then received his law degree from Baylor in 1965. He started a law practice in Houston, but very ambitious, was named the state’s assistant attorney general in 1966. He stayed […]
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This is going to be bog-standard Republican doctrine in another decade: Men and women, young and old, native Texans and immigrants, they rose to ask lawmakers to protect life, describing a “genocide” and foreseeing the arrival of “God’s wrath.” The act of public atonement they are seeking is passage of a bill that would criminalize […]

The Christian Life

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On April 5, 2019

Texas, once again, leading the way in horrible. Last week, the Supreme Court blocked Texas from executing a Buddhist inmate, Patrick Murphy, stating that he was entitled to have a spiritual adviser pr

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