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What Stephen Harrigan’s Late-’80s Reporting Prophesied for Galveston Bay
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What Stephen Harrigan’s Late-’80s Reporting Prophesied for Galveston Bay {$inline_image} Editors’ note: As we approach our fiftieth anniversary, in February 2023, we will, every week, highlight an important story from our past and…

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Yes, the 2022 Texas GOP Platform Is Extreme. But Little of It Is New. Party conventions are supposed to win a public spotlight for the party in question. By…

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The Serious Stuff, the Loud Stuff, the Money Stuff: A Preview of the 87th Texas Lege Come January of any other odd-numbered year, I’d use this space to rile…

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American Democracy Survived Ted Cruz’s Demagoguery—This Time By the middle of the afternoon, January 6, 2021, had become one of the most shameful days in the history of the…

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Showdown at the Salon: How Hairdressing Became the Thing We Fight About in the Middle of the Pandemic In eighteenth-century France, salons were gatherings where the free exchange of…

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The Majority Agrees: Lifting Stay-Home Orders Won’t Bring Normalcy (But It Will Get People Killed) The American people have spoken: We want to get back to work. The “social…

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FROM THE PILLOW FORT IN MY APARTMENT, APRIL 13—To paraphrase one of America’s greatest-ever military leaders, you face a pandemic with the state government you have, not the state government…

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