November 09, 2015

TX Progressives talk climate change, bigotry, racism, more

The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds everyone that runoffs matter too as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff gives his advice for how to re-approach the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.

Stace at Dos Centavos has his take on Houston elections.

Libby Shaw at Texas Kaos and contributing to Daily Kos wishes to thank Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, former Harris Co. Republican Party Chair Jared Woodfill, eminent homophobe Dr. Steven Hotze,  Republican smear artist Jeff Norwood and the Houston area's prominent minister, the Rev. Dr. Ed Young, for bringing out the absolute worst of Houston. How the Good ol' Boy Republicans, Bigots, Preachers Sold Hate in Houston.

SocraticGadfly takes a look at recently revealed Chinese cheating on carbon emissions claims ahead of Paris climate talks.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is sick of Republicans making life miserable for everyone but their rich friends.  Destroying sanctuary cities and the war on public education just to name two idiocies.

The Travis County judge who was threatened by Rick Perry was shot in her driveway late Friday evening.  PDiddie at Brains and Eggs believes the former governor should be considered a suspect in the attempted assassination.

Neil at All People Have Value said that everyday kindness and right behavior can be a revolutionary course of action. APHV is part of


And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Lone Star Ma supports Sustainable Development Goals.

The Current highlights Rep. Diego Bernal's ability to deal with bullies.

David Ortez recaps the Houston elections.

Carson Lucarelli explains how he lives carless in Houston.

Randy Harvey remembers his sportswriting colleague, transgender pioneer Christine Daniels.

Jobsanger taks about how polls show a clear majority of Americans support closing background check loopholes at gun shows.

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