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The Texas Progressive Alliance strongly supports efforts everywhere to eradicate inequality as it brings you this week’s roundup.
John Coby at Bay Area Houston says a picture is worth a thousand Dewhurst/Patrick debates.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is glad that colleges, including south Texas colleges, are being held responsible for handing rape cases.
In the wake of the Bundy/Sterling eruptions, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs came to the conclusion that racial bigotry is more generational than it is partisan. On the other hand, that blog post was written when everybody was still under the impression that the Clippers owner was a Democrat.
Neil at All People Have Value made note of the state-mandated rape of the forced sonogram law here in Texas that was strongly backed by Texas State Senator Dan Patrick and supported by three Texas State Senate Democrats. All People Have Value is part of NeilAquino.com.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
The Makeshift Academic provides a historical perspective on Medicaid expansion.
Elaine White helped the Religious Right take over the Republican Party in the 1990s, and lived to tell about it.
Keep Austin Wonky reviews Austin’s rail options.
LGBTQ Insider calls on Texans to support their transgender teachers.
Beyond Bones presents five ways to combat light pollution.
Texas Watch rounds up some news stories of interest in Texas.
Newsdesk showcases another fine example of Ted Cruz’s ignorance of history and international relations.