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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Supreme Court Upholds DACA, And The Intersection Of Food And Politics (June 18, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The U.S. Supreme Court upholds DACA. Plus, with Quaker Oats retiring the Aunt Jemima brand, we discuss the intersection of politics and food. Plus we get an update on recent stories in the immigration and education beats.

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Plenty Of Women Have Been Shortlisted For The Supreme Court — But Mostly For Show

Posted on · The new book "Shortlisted" explores the women considered for the nation's highest court, mainly to create the appearance of diversity while maintaining the status quo.

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Thursday’s Show: State Taking Over Houston’s Harvey Relief Program, And A Blueprint For Going Back To School (May 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The state takeover of the city's Harvey homeowner relief program, a blueprint for going back to school, and women shortlisted for the Supreme Court over the years.

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Tuesday’s Show: DACA At The Supreme Court, And Author Elizabeth Gilbert (Nov. 12, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The union representing Houston teachers takes issue with plans for a state takeover of HISD, the Supreme Court hears arguments on three cases related to DACA, a local ornithologist answers your bird-related questions, and writer Elizabeth Gilbert talks about her new novel.

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Full Show: Vote Delayed On Sewage Plan, Political Roundup, And Women’s Football In The ’70s (July 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A vote is delayed on a plan to address sewage spills, the legacy of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, our weekly political roundup, two generations of NASA flight directors from the same family, and remembering the Houston Herricanes women's football team.