Grand Jury Refuses Felonies For Greenpeace Activists And Others Charged In Houston Oil Industry Protest

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Houston, Texas — Today, a grand jury refused to issue felony indictments against the Greenpeace USA activists and others charged following the peaceful protest on September 12, 2019 at the [...]

Greenpeace Protesters Arrested After Hanging From Bridge; Shuting Down Section Of Houston Ship Channel

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Nearly a dozen Greenpeace protesters were arrested after hanging from the Fred Hartman bridge in Houston and forcing the closure of part of the Houston Ship Channel Thursday while taking on [...]

White Nationalists Terrorize Houston Book Fair

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By Alex Reid Ross for AlterNet - Together, they raised their arms in a salute of "Sieg hiel." On Sunday, September 24, about 25 men in masks and balaclavas descended on an anarchist book fair in [...]

Toxic Waste Sites Flooded In Houston Area

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By Jason Dearen and Michael Misecker for Associated Press. The Associated Press surveyed seven Superfund sites in and around Houston during the flooding. All had been inundated with water, in [...]

Superfund Sites And Oil Refineries Already Poisoning Storm-Wracked Houston

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By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Houston is still struggling to cope with the impact of Hurricane Harvey, as many parts of the city are still under water. But the worst damage done by the [...]

Can The Politicians Heed The Lessons Of Hurricane Harvey?

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By Ralph Nader of The Nader Page - Hovering Hurricane Harvey, loaded and reloading with trillions of gallons of water raining down on the greater Houston region—ironically the hub of the [...]

Houston Plots A Sustainable Path, Leaving This Neighborhood Behind

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By Raj Mankad for Grist - Juan Parras gives one hell of a tour of Houston’s east side. He’s charming and funny. Wearing a beret, he strikes an old-world look, like he might lead you to a cafe on [...]

Unhappy Holidays: Houston Police Force Homeless People To Throw Away Food

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By Derrick Broze for The Anti-Media - 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. [...]

Houston Opt-Out Movement Ramps Up Boycott This Testing Season

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By Laura Isensee for Houston Public Media - There’s no official state policy on opting out, but the Houston school district says students won’t be disciplined for missing the exam. This week, [...]

Houston Residents Fear Impact Of Chemical Spill

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The Healthy Port Communities Coalition (HPCC) calls on Houston’s petrochemical giants to act now to protect their neighbors after a collision in the Houston Ship Channel today led to a [...]

Assassination Plot Records Won’t Be Released

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Details of a plot to kill Occupy Houston leaders won't be released after a federal court upheld the FBI's claim that the documents are legally exempted from the Freedom of Information Act. The [...]

Grand Jury Fails To Indict Another White Cop

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It's becoming an all-too-familiar story. After months of hearing testimony, a grand jury in Texas decided not to indict officer Juvenito Castro in the fatal shooting of Jordan Baker, an unarmed [...]