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Discussing The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Continuation

Posted on · Today, we try to expand our understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including a deep dive into the history and issues of the region with the former US Ambassador to Israel and with a professor of history.

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Full Show: Lessons From Harvey, And Political Roundup (Oct. 11, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday's edition of Houston Matters: Regional leaders meet to discuss lessons to be learned from Harvey. We engage in our weekly political roundup. We discuss Houston's relationship with its sister cities. And reporter Melissa Del Bosque tells us about her book, Bloodlines.

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Houston Student Sues School District Over Expulsion For Sitting During Pledge

Posted on · India Landry, a senior from Windfern High School, is suing her school district after being expelled for not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. We learn about her case and discuss our national fixation on things that are largely symbolic.

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Will Vegas Shooting Change The Conversation About Guns In America?

Posted on · We learn about several pieces of gun-related legislation backed by Texas lawmakers making their way through Congress now. And we discuss whether this latest mass shooting will, in any way, change the conversation about guns in America.