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Full Show: Naming Accused Priests, And Houston’s Biggest Mistakes (Jan. 31, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Names of priests who've been "credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors will be made public today. Plus, we discuss Greater Houston's worst mistakes and what we can learn from them. And Houston Grand Opera's Patrick Summers discusses his book, The Spirit of This Place.

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What Have Houstonians Learned From Their Own Mistakes?

Posted on · Some argue we do a disservice in public education today by not creating enough time and space for kids to make mistakes and then learn from them – that we’re so focused on memorization and regurgitation of facts, of dictating, of “teaching to the test,” that we’re not imparting a crucial piece of the educational […]

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What Are Some of Houston’s Greatest Mistakes?

Posted on · We all make mistakes in our lives – we take a step one way, when we probably should have gone the other. We try to learn from those missteps and not repeat them, but sometimes, well, the lesson’s never really learned. The same can be said for communities. Some decisions we made (or didn’t make) […]

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Houston’s Greatest Mistakes: Friday’s show (April 24, 2015)

Posted on · We all make mistakes in our lives – we take a step one way, when we probably should have gone the other. We try to learn from those missteps and not repeat them, but sometimes, well, the lesson’s never really learned. The same can be said for communities. Some decisions we made (or didn’t make) […]

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What’s the Worst Mistake You’ve Made in Houston Traffic?

Posted on · Houstonians love to complain about the bad drivers they encounter in our city’s often ridiculous traffic. But it’s always the other guy’s fault, right? Well, what if (just once in a while, of course) it was our fault? What’s your worst driving moment? What’s the biggest mistake you’ve made behind the wheel in Houston traffic, […]