Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Houston

Houston Police Chief vows to end no-knock raids

“The no-knock warrants are going to go away like leaded gasoline in this city.”

DOJ sues Houston for sexual discrimination against female firefighters

According to the Justice Department, at least nine complaints were filed, but that failed to stop the abuse and only led to an even more hostile work environment.

Houston neighbors said no to Walmart and invested in Black-owned businesses...

Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

The great flood

The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

Houston furniture store opens its doors to flood victims

McIngvale has done this before, including during floods last year and during Hurricane Katrina.

Unhappy holidays: Houston police force homeless people to throw away food

On Thursday, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.