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Texas Governance

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On February 17, 2021
The mayor of Colorado City, Texas seems nice: Residents turned to a community Facebook group to ask whether the small town planned to open warming shelters, while others wondered if firefighters could do their job without water. But when Colorado City’s mayor chimed in, it was to deliver a less-than-comforting message: The local government had […]

Texans in Colorado

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On January 3, 2021

Rich right-wing Texans have taken over Colorado ski towns. This is pretty well known and bemoaned throughout the West. And while you can certainly argue that Crested Butte’s attempts to kick out

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When I was reading Andrew Sandoval-Strausz’s book Barrio America in preparation for the podcast with him, I noticed he mentioned a 1961 film titled Dallas at the Crossroads. Narrated by Walter Cronkite, this was an attempt by the civic leaders of Dallas to tell its citizens not to protest desegregation with riots like had just […]

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 sol

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Other Necessary Name Changes

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On June 23, 2020
It’s certainly true that the Washington *spit* Redskins and Cleveland Indians badly need to change their names. But let’s not sleep on one of the most offensive names in all of sports, the Texas Rangers. The Rangers have always been widely revered in my native state. We learned they were fearless guardians of civilization whose […]
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