Here is the current weekly blog round-up of the Texas Progressive Alliance.
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TPA citizen-bloggers are everyday folks who realize that the work of freedom is up to each of us.
Here is the round up-
After getting his 91-year-old mother out of the calamity that Harvey left behind in Beaumont, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs collected some observations about the looming environmental catastrophesthreatening the Texas Gulf coast.
SocraticGadfly, from up in North Texas, offers his take on both the politics behind Harvey and pseudoskeptics, including an alleged actual skeptic in Houston, and everything else behind the Arkema chemical plant explosions.
Southeast Texas soil, air, and water are awash in toxic chemicals thanks to deregulation by Trump and Abbott. Trump's gutting of the EPA ensures that the destruction and suffering will have the maximum effect. CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wishes each of them could experience all of the suffering they are causing themselves.
'Harvey' translates easily in any language -- Farsi, Arabic, Vietnamese. The Houston Press heard translators who arrived at Houston shelters to help the city's diverse population of evacuees cope with the flood.
The Lewisville Texan Journal saw the gas panic that hit the DFW area, and the Texas Standardobserved that the rush to the pumps only exacerbated fuel shortages.
DBC Green Blog enjoyed clear skies at the end of last week, as well as the veritable deluge of Harvey think pieces.
Neil at All People Have Value said you don't have to be "Houston Strong" regarding Hurricane Harvey if you don't want to be. Do what you need to do to move forward. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.
Be it climate change or nuclear annihilation or a rogue asteroid, Steve Rossignol at The Rag Blogwould really like to know how close we are to doomsday.
Harry Hamid posted a (grateful for having been uneventful) Hurricane Harvey story.
Off the Kuff celebrated the federal court ruling that halted enforcement of the "sanctuary cities" ban before it went into effect.
Millard Fillmore's Bathtub reminds us to fly the US flag today to honor those who lost their lives so that we could enjoy Labor Day.
And jobsanger says that all workers should be thankful for the contributions of labor unions.
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