You wouldn't have expected a bill to rename a stretch of Central Expressway for George W. Bush to inspire a rare bipartisan kumbaya moment in the Texas legislature. His presidency is too recent and remains a source of bitterness for too many Democrats. But when the House vote was posted, there it wa ... More >>
The George W. Bush Presidential Center, construction of which has clogged up the eastern part of the SMU campus for years now, will be christened at a private ceremony on April 25. The former president will be there, as will wife Laura and an unspecified numbers of alumni from the Bush-Cheney admini ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments today challenging the constitutionality of and need for Section Five of the Voting Rights Act, which requires Texas and other southern states with a history of suppressing the minority vote to get pre-clearance from the Feds before implementing changes ... More >>
Sunday the Dallas Peace Center chose Dealey Plaza, where JFK was killed almost a half century ago, as the site for a protest demanding justice in the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
It's hard to feel good about anything associated with the Martin story, but Dealey Plaza was a good place ... More >>
Patrick MichelsA pro-Palestine rally at Dealey Plaza on Friday afternoon ended with a march to Memorial Park, a show of solidarity with activists trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza. You'll find more photos in our slide show. The long war over Gaza played out in miniature down at Dealey Plaza ... More >>
Roger Kallenberg and Diane Baker of the Dallas Peace CenterOn Tuesday, the Egyptian foreign ministry warned activists planning to march across its border into Gaza to mark the anniversary of last year's conflict that they'll be "dealt with by the law." But that isn't stopping Roger Kallenberg ... More >>
After what has felt like weeks of rain and gloomy weather, partying outdoors is probably the last thing on most people's minds. But along with a full slate of indoor music offerings, this weekend offers several outdoor festivals, including a couple sure to bring out progressives. And there's good ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeAnti-Iraq War protestors marched through downtown Dallas on Saturday. Yesterday, about 35 people marched from City Hall to the Earle Cabell Federal Building and Courthouse to protest the Iraq War, which began six year ago.
They dressed in black shirts and pants and wore white masks ... More >>
I have been worried about why George W. Bush wants to move back to Dallas. What does it say about us that he feels welcome here? Obviously he has chosen an address that may be outside the Park Cities proper but is still solidly within "The Bubble."He will be living in what may well be the only pla ... More >>