Texas Standard: December 2, 2019

21 dead in a shootout south of the border involving Mexican forces and drug cartels. Drug related violence or terrorism at the Texas border? What’s in a name? Although president Trump has threatened to designate Mexico’s drug cartels terrorist organizations, people in Mexico view the violence through a more complicated lens, according to a new survey…We’ll have the latest. Also, the outline of the AR-15: a form factor in the debate over gun control, now facing another test before the supreme court. And the Texas ranch sisterhood. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

V&B – What Is A Woman?

Rebecca joins Taisia Kitaiskaia and Katy Horan, author and illustrator (respectively) of the new book Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers, and poet Florinda Bryant  to take a look at what poetry, stories, and myths, can teach us about the construction of a woman’s identity today.

Recorded at the Cactus Cafe Tuesday, October 24th, 2017.