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Texas education board votes in favor of reason

The Texas Board of Education voted 14-0 on July 22 to approve high school textbook supplements that promote a scientifically accurate understanding of evolution and the beginnings of life on earth.


Do Texans "believe" in Rick Perry?

Rick Perry hasn't convinced all religious Texans that he is a spiritual leader just because he called for a public prayer extravaganza in Houston.


“American Dream” in Dallas: Organizing never felt so good

The disparate group of people who gathered in the modest neighborhood were pleased from beginning to end of the house party called by MoveOn.org.

Texas violates treaty, executes Mexican citizen

Rick Perry allowed the Thursday evening execution of a Mexican national, even though the action violated U.S. treaty obligations.


Unions help towns in tornado aftermath

"I've been in the labor movement since 1998, and seeing more than 150 of my union brothers and sisters come together to help one another and their communities is the proudest moment of my life."

In business survey Texas “reigns supreme” but California makes “hall of shame,” again

Texans: Your much-maligned Lone Star State has been vindicated once again by none other than Chief Executive magazine.


For Dallas jobless, it's statistics versus facts

Activists joined the national effort for "First Friday Vigils" on behalf the unemployed the day that the Bureau of Labor Statistics released new unemployment data.


In Texas, thousands rally to "Save our State"

Days after 1,000 union-inspired protests rattled America, tardy Texans held their statewide coalition march and rally.


Texas joins national protests

Activists note even in Republican dominated Texas, protests for public workers and labor rights have been occuring throughout the state almost every day.


Dallas residents: "Save our schools"

Students, teachers and even one school board member protested education funding cuts.

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