Opinions: Texas Perspectives

New Museum of African American History Brings Hope

Sept. 23, 2016
Smithsonian Museum of African American History

This new museum will play a major role in how African Americans are portrayed, from school curricula to the minds of adults. And not just on the national stage, but here in Texas as well.

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Tougher Punishment For Criminals Is Not The Answer

Sept. 21, 2016
Jail Cell

It may sound counterintuitive, but research and science show that punishment does not deter reoffending.

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What The Next Year Will Bring to UT Austin

Sept. 20, 2016
UT Austin

We are uniquely positioned by the blessings of our scale, resources and pioneering spirit to drive change and accelerate the pace of progress.

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It Was Predictable That Wells Fargo Cheated Customers

Sept. 19, 2016
Wells Fargo

Human nature is such that if incentives can be gamed with little chance of detection, they probably will be. The managers at Wells Fargo should have heeded this advice.

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Texas is Graying and the State Needs to Adapt to It

Sept. 16, 2016
Elders

Texas is aging at a time when informal family-based support structures are coming under greater strain.

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