Houston Matters

Third special session nears its end (Nov. 7, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: While today is Election Day in Greater Houston and across the state, it's also the last day of the third special session of the Texas Legislature. We discuss what was accomplished -- and mostly what wasn't.

Former Executive Editor of the New York times, Former Editor in Chief of the Marshall Project and author of What's Prison For? , Bill Keller.


I SEE U, Episode 72: Prisons: A Colossal Waste of Human Potential with Author Bill Keller

Posted on · Former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller stresses rehabilitation over punishment for U.S. prisons and argues that doing nothing to reform the current system feeds a continued cycle of crime, community dysfunction, poverty and hopelessness.


Houston Matters

Chronicling a crisis in American democracy (June 16, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: New York Times correspondent Jonathan Martin discusses his book, This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future. And we visit Juneteenth historical sites in Galveston.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

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Tuesday’s Show: Slowing Traffic In Residential Neighborhoods, And Global Migration’s Affect On Houston (Oct. 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A campaign aims to encourage people to slow down in residential neighborhoods. And New York Times senior writer Jason DeParle talks about his years covering poverty and international migration.

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