Politics

Anniversary of a Major Drilling Accident in Arlington Renews Need to Protect Texas Residents

Five years ago, my home city of Arlington experienced a major drilling accident. During fracking operations,…

If we want a democracy after Covid-19, we can’t wait and see what happens next with elections. We have to decide what happens next.

The United States is on the precipice of authoritarianism. Our elected officials are actively fighting…

The Best Thank You to COVID Heroes is a Living Wage

Who would you say are the heroes of the COVID-19 crisis? Answers quickly lean to…

COVID-19 Quarantines Census Hard to Count Populations

Ja’Lysia is a smart, soulful five-year-old who loves everything Frozen, plays with dolls, and strives…

Dead or Alive? Confusion in North Texas Will Cost Lives

In North Texas, Collin County Commissioners are passing the buck instead of collaborating with cities…

Fuck Jeff Bezos

Fuck Jeff Bezos. Yeah I said it.  Fuck him and everyone like him.  Efficiency before…

10 Ways to Honor the Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

The fight for women’s rights in America is as old as our young nation. It…

Beyond Our Dreams

If someone had told me ten years ago that I would one day be living…

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The Long and Winding Road to Women’s Suffrage

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or…

What Adoption Taught Me About Family Separation

As Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) prepares to begin immigration raids tomorrow, my heart breaks…

Not My Party

As the nation gears up for next week’s Democratic candidate debate, one thing that almost…

Being Visibly Muslim in Congress

Two years ago in November on election night, my children went to sleep giddy thinking…