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Texans will fight voter suppression

"We are in a new era, a new situation, which none of us have ever seen before."


Could the DREAM Act have saved Joaquin Luna's life?

In his last words to his brother, Luna said he couldn't accomplish his dreams because there was a huge wall blocking him from fulfilling his goals.


Occupy El Paso evicted from downtown plaza, seven arrested

Other non-violent protests planned.

Supreme Court says no new hearing to Duane Buck

Duane Buck, an African American death row inmate in Texas was refused a new hearing by the Supreme Court this week.


Protests slam closing of Dallas main post office

Union members and North Texas Jobs with Justice rallied outside the Dallas main post office the morning of Nov. 7. Response from post office customers and thousands of passers-by on Highway 30 was generous and positive.

"Conservative values" Texas judge beats daughter

Shocking video surfaced recently showing Republican Aransas County Judge William "Bill" Adams battering his physically disabled 16-year-old daughter.


Occupy El Paso launched on Monday

Occupy El Paso began an occupation of San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso on Monday, October 17, in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the country and with marches of "indignados" across Europe and elsewhere in the world.


Dallas demonstration demands jobs

A surprising number of seniors were in the group, especially considering that the temperature was 106 degrees.


Class war: Luxury country club demands tax cut

The Highland Park Country Club is suing to have its county tax evaluation lowered from $13.7 million to last year's level of $3.7 million.


Democracy by appointment only

Eighty-year old Jan Sanders, a well known Democratic Party activist, went up to the senator's office, but found it locked.

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