Houston Matters

The response to gun violence, and the Muslim experience in Houston (May 26, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Homicides involving a gun have been on the rise in Harris County since 2018. In the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, we discuss how we should respond. And a new survey reveals what life is like here for Muslims.

Houston Matters

Why gas prices won’t be falling any time soon (March 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: An energy industry analyst explains the forces at play driving oil prices up -- and likely keeping them there for a while. And we meet two pioneering women from Houston.

The Death Penalty

Supreme Court conservatives are skeptical on spiritual advisers in death chamber

Posted on · The subject has, at times, divided the court's conservative majority and it has also at times embarrassed the court, as minority religious advisers have sometimes been excluded from the chamber.