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Michael Barajas 1h
This ex-FBI agent has built a cottage industry turning his anti-Muslim screed into "law enforcement training" around the country. Some bg here
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Join managing editor and for a speaking and signing with . Smarsh will discuss her new memoir, Heartland. Event takes place tonight:
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More people are displaced than ever before — nearly 69 million. The scale of that crisis is hard to grasp, but visitors to “One to Another” will see it in a new light.
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Michael Agresta 2h
My deep dive into this gem of a human being, who was just charged with sexual assault in Austin.
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Tonight at 7pm: talks with from the about HEARTLAND. NPR's story:
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Ben Inskeep 5h
A chilling description of the anti-wind forces that successfully stopped one big clean energy project in Texas
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Journalist 's book encapsulates what it’s like to grow up in the forgotten farm fields of America, artfully mixing anecdote with political context and societal commentary.
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Anti-wind sentiments in Texas are mounting:
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A San Antonio Show Quietly Foregrounds Migrants’ Stories
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chris hooks 15h
texas dems have a lot of disparate problems when it comes to the latinx vote. the uresti family's travails and the gallego vote tonight are testimony to one — democrats have pretty much calcified in south texas, and a party that can't let in new blood from time to time dies
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chris hooks 15h
ok, today we had a poll where o'rourke performed very weakly among hispanic voters and tonight TX Dems flopped ass first in a heavily hispanic state senate district that overlaps much of TX-23. both of these things are warnings
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chris hooks 15h
Replying to @cd_hooks
this piece is a bit dated at this point — it's from early summer — but i think about this exchange a lot
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Justin Miller 16h
Special elections in the Trump era have been defined by tectonic shifts from R to D. Tonight in Texas, Republicans are gonna win a heavily Hispanic D+8 state senate seat that should have been a gimme for Democrats.
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Conservative lawmakers, an oil investor and other activists did all they could to stop a wind project in rural Texas, even as the state has increasingly embraced renewable energy.
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‘Heartland' is an Honest, Poetic Meditation on Class in America
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Read our 2013 feature on Dr. Christopher Duntsch, dubbed the “sociopathic surgeon” after his patients ended up maimed and dead, and why the Texas Medical Board couldn’t stop him: And find the podcast “Dr. Death” here:
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The anti-wind effort in Texas seems to be reaching gale force, writes :
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How does classism alter one’s self-worth? Journalist ’s ‘Heartland’ offers important insight:
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