Editorial

The Gaslamp Responds to Allegations of Racist Door Policy

With the soothing soundtrack of Charles Atlas’s “Photosphere” in the background, Gaslamp…

TRUMP’S APPEAL TO SELF-HATING IMMIGRANTS: GO AHEAD AND LAUGH AT THE DUMPSTER-FIRE, JUST DON’T DISMISS IT TOO QUICKLY

TRUMP’S APPEAL TO SELF-HATING IMMIGRANTS: GO AHEAD AND LAUGH AT THE DUMPSTER-FIRE, JUST DON’T DISMISS IT TOO QUICKLY

Leon casino, When Trump makes offensive statements about illegal immigrant rapists, thieves, and murders, a portion of the immigrant population, itself, will say -- “Oh yeah, you mean THOSE immigrants; I’m one of the good ones.” …

Surprise! A Yuppie Fratboy Sports Bar in a Historically African American Neighborhood Refuses to Address its Racist Door Policy

How would the original owners of 2400 Brazos feel about the alleged discriminatory door policies of the Gaslamp, which stands in a once-proud and independent African American neighborhood.…

Dean Becker Wants YOU to Call the Drug Czar

Dean Becker Wants YOU to Call the Drug Czar

Why do people steal and whore for drugs? Prohibition. Where do terrorists, cartels and gangs get their power? Prohibition. Why do so many die and acquire diseases from using drugs? Prohibition.…

Democrat-Republican Partnership Emerges to Protect the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

Democrat-Republican Partnership Emerges to Protect the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

The Houston Stonewall Young Democrats (HSYD) and the Log Cabin Republicans of…

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Over the last three days, social media outlets have been abuzz with…

Fossilized in Houston

We’re hoping to spark an emotional awareness of the ongoing mass extinction as well as the profoundly unjust human consequences of climate change.…

Police Lies and Omissions Exposed in Sandra Bland Arrest

Police Lies and Omissions Exposed in Sandra Bland Arrest

This segment from the Houston Indymedia radio show juxtaposes Officer Encinia's phone call to his supervisor immediately after he arrested Bland with audio from Encinia's patrol car dashcam. The "discrepancies" are too large to be called anything but what they are -- lies.…

Can’t Beat the Real Thing: Defining America

Can’t Beat the Real Thing: Defining America

Now that the Gay Pride champagne bottles are in recycling and the July 4th fireworks have been swept up, let’s get back to business. The “true meaning of America” has not yet and may never be set in stone, and that adaptability is our strength. …

Liberal Zionists vs BDS

Liberal Zionists vs BDS

Liberal Zionists seem more concerned with defeating BDS than defeating the Occupation itself. By characterizing boycotts as too 'alienating,’ liberal Zionists echo Civil Rights era liberals and churches who claimed to oppose racial injustice but had nothing but criticism for MLK's movement.…

It’s Not Over: Marriage Equality ≠ Full Equality

It’s Not Over: Marriage Equality ≠ Full Equality

Advances in LGBTQ civil rights are more limited than commonly assumed...and could easily be undone.…

#FeelTheBern – Bernie Sanders Heats up Houston

#FeelTheBern – Bernie Sanders Heats up Houston

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders visited Dallas and Houston on Sunday, speaking to thousands of people about his bid for president.…