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VIDEO: Save San Antonio’s Coal Plants

‘Dirty’ Deely announces retirement at San Antonio Earth Day 2018. But pleads: “It’s not too late to save my little brother and sister!” San Antonio coal plant “Dirty” Deely made an unexpected appearance at Earth Day San Antonio this year. The sooty mass of cancer-causing smog was received warmly by […]

Cesar E Chavez March for Justice in San Antonio.
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VIDEO: César E. Chávez March for Justice in San Antonio

¡ADELANTE! Videos from yesterday’s César E. Chávez March for Justice in San Antonio. Greg Harman Lining up for the march begins around minute 7:30 in clip one below. Other markers of note: march kick-off: 10:00; interview with march organizer Antonio Diaz: 13:00; Texas Victory Project’s Claudia Sanchez: 21:30; Maureen Lydon […]

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PHOTO ESSAY: San Pedro Creek Improvement Project, Phase 1.1

Greg Harman ¶ San Pedro Creek Improvement Project‘s first phase will open to the public in San Antonio, Texas, with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Deceleration has been meeting with residents of the area in recent weeks (like these two). ¶ During a recent visit to the […]

SA Climate Ready Town Hall.
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Video: San Antonio ‘Climate Ready’ Town Hall

Greg Harman At the second official SA Climate Ready gathering on Saturday, San Antonio residents (and at least one straggler from Boerne) got together to talk about ways our city and her residents can cut their greenhouse pollution and better prepare themselves for the accelerating disasters being ushered in by […]

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VIDEO: Xicana poetics make the invisible visible

National Association of Chicano and Chicana Studies 2018 Tejas Foco Conference Greg Harman SEGUIN, Texas—Before it was a hashtag, resistance was a necessary fact of life for millions. Whether against internal dictatorships, institutional racism in “democratic” states, or the abuses of patriarchy and sexualized violence, women—particularly women of color—have had […]

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Stop the Wall: Border Action, August 12-13, 2017

This weekend, Mission, Texas becomes the center of border wall resistance. A coalition of borderlands groups and allies that includes the Save Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, and the Lower Rio Grande Valley Sierra Club, among others, will march to resist the proposed border walls. […]

Analysis, Reporting

Climate Justice Requires a Lot More Than Another Plan

Your City Supports Climate Action? Define Action. Greg Harman and Marisol Cortez If there was any question as to what “America First” meant when it came to the subject of climate change, the world got its thumb-in-the-eye answer on June 1 when Trump announced plans to extricate the United States […]

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Two Rivers Report: False ID’s & Resistance

Editor’s Note: I interviewed and photographed Pedro Rabago Gutierrez several times over the last few months in relation to his opposition to Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline. I knew him as Pete Hefflin, as did everyone else around. Last week, Gutierrez was arrested by the Presidio County Sheriff’s Department, not […]

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Another Arrest on Trans-Pecos Pipeline in Far West Texas

A Greely, Colo., resident locked herself to excavation equipment this morning on the easement of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline in Presidio County, Texas. According to a release from organizers at the Two Rivers Camp, Anna Kruger delayed construction operations on the natural-gas line for about three hours and […]

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Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall to ‘devastate’ wildlife

At the U.S.-Mexico border, the migration of pumas and coati are cut off by physical barriers. Humans? Not so much. By Kiah Collier and Neena Satija Texas Tribune HIDALGO, Texas — Muddy handprints cover the rusty, iron posts on this section of border fence in far South Texas. The 18-foot-tall barrier, […]

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Victoria Texas Mosque Fire Ruled Arson

Jim Malewitz, Texas Tribune Investigators said Wednesday that someone intentionally set the fire that destroyed a mosque two weeks ago in Victoria, the South Texas town that has since rallied around its Muslim community. But experts still don’t know who set the blaze, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and […]

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West Texas Hole May Meet 5K Tons of Radioactive Fuel

By Kiah Collier/Texas Tribune A controversial radioactive waste dump in far West Texas is one step closer to being able to accept high-level nuclear waste. A controversial radioactive waste dump in far West Texas is one step closer to being able to accept high-level nuclear waste. After requesting additional information […]