SAN ANTONIO - More than 500 people joined Linda Bocanegra, owner of the Arizona Café, for free bean soup, tacos and some get-out-the-vote energy in this city's Southwest side.
"Don't be a goat, early vote!" was the slogan on handheld signs at a voter rally on the first day of early voting in Texas.
Several North Texas progressive organizations converged to increase their connections during the lead-up to October 2.
By focusing on Texas, the extreme right has been able to keep Thomas Jefferson and Thurgood Marshall out of textbooks in districts around the country.
SAN ANTONIO - Progressive activists here are considering further action against a ruling by a three-judge appeals panel that the police department can selectively penalize free speech rights.
The national average for mental health care spending is $103 per capita, but in Texas, it is $34, yet the state Legislature is planning drastic cuts.
DALLAS - Local politics and thermometers are breaking over the top in this part of the Sun Belt.
Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.
When all the world has free and open relations with revolutionary Cuba, and when we can all go back and forth freely, we'll owe a debt to the Pastors for Peace "caravanistas" who, every year, defy reactionary U.S. travel laws to bring gifts to the Cuban people.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Southwest Workers Union's living quarters was sprayed with semi-automatic rifle fire July 11, leaving a 23-year-old intern in critical condition.