Human Rights

Texas Standard: July 17, 2018

It’s being called by some treasonous; more and more Republicans now breaking with the President. Words matter. We’ll try to decode them. Also, MS-13, a hyper violent gang from Central America at the center of a new litmus test in U.S. politics. How much of a threat does the gang really pose in the Lone Star State? And how the zero-tolerance border backlash has put some San Antonio lawyers in the national spotlight raising 20 million dollars to help separated families. Plus in our spotlight on health: what looks like a psychiatrist shortage in west Texas. And east Texas bugs beware: the mosquito assassins are in the air. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: October 31, 2016

They promise not to rename the company general oil, but still far more questions than answers as GE makes a major play in the energy capitol, we’ll explore. Plus gay marriage became the law of the land last year: but in Texas, does that decision extend to employment benefits? The Texas Supreme Court’s getting asked, a second time, to take up the case. We’ll hear why. And when the do not call list doesn’t work, what to do next? A new weapon in the war against robocalls. Also remember that forlorn gas station in the cult classic Texas chainsaw massacre? It’s baaaack….with a side of pickles. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: