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Full Show: Special Election For SD 6, And The Corrosion Of Conservatism (Dec. 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Voters today will choose Sylvia Garcia's replacement in State Senate Dist. 6. Writer Max Boot explains why he left the GOP. Local food writers share their favorite places to take visitors to eat over the holidays. And we visit a new downtown art installation.

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Full Show: Coastal Spine Plan, and the Resurgence of Nationalism (Oct. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The Army Corps of Engineers is set to release plans for a coastal spine. Journalist John Judis discusses his book, The Nationalist Revival. And we break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week's news.

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Kasparov Warns Low Oil Prices Making Putin’s Russia More Aggressive

Posted on · Garry Kasparov is one of the greatest chess players in history. But for more than a decade, he’s been playing a much different, and potentially deadlier, game: Russian politics. He’s now in self-imposed exile after years as one of Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics. Kasparov is now chairman of the nonprofit Human Rights Foundation, based […]