Business owners can’t find workers to fill their jobs. But people everywhere are looking for work. What gives?
Even in the midst of “should they or shouldn’t they,” the 2020 Olympics are moving forward. It all begins officially with the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday evening.
No one should be surprised, alarmed or discouraged about reports of so-called breakthrough cases in which fully vaccinated people contract COVID.
Democrats are playing to their base, and risk overplaying their hand, by demonizing election bills stalled now in the Texas Legislature.
Year in and year out, the Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools program is offered to Galveston students via the Nia Cultural Center, led by Executive Director Sue Johnson.
Silencing journalists and scholars, chasing dissent from the public square, distorting history to serve an ideological narrative — it’s the stuff of autocrats and, now, the reprehensible behavior of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
One early morning walk along the beach in Galveston drives home a sad point about people: Far too many of them can be careless and thoughtless, not to mention downright messy and lazy.
A letter from Gov. Greg Abbott to the Public Utility Commission of Texas confirmed what most Texans with any sense already knew. Despite Abbott’s assurances that two bills he signed into law in early June had done “everything that needed to be done ... to fix the power grid in Texas,” the gr…
If Texas leaders at any level are interested in taking on what might actually be an existential threat to the state’s economic and social health, they should tune into and consider ways to counter the great damage COVID-19 wrought among grade-school students.
Dispatchers are a comforting voice when families are facing tragedy, a reassuring rock when callers are alone and afraid, a catalyst for drawing out critical information or even the voice of reason when someone is on the verge of doing something rash.
Many of us tend to think of the Fourth of July as a day to celebrate patriotism, which it is, in a way. But it’s good to remember the actual holiday is Independence Day, and it celebrates a revolutionary act of defiance and protest against established state power.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of an event most Americans refer to simply as 9/11. The moment is forever etched in our memories — where we were, who we were with and how we felt.
Although it’s true illegal crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border are up substantially compared to the past 15 or so years, especially into Texas, there’s less evidence that fact constitutes the urgent crisis many Republican leaders are trying to sell ahead of the midterm elections.
How many times have you gotten an email that appears to be from a friend or cohort of yours saying they’re in need of a favor?
There’s much clucking and squawking going on in La Marque these days, and it’s not coming from the backyard chicken coops some La Marque residents keep.