Texans pay tribute to Martin Luther King

Today is the day that we celebrate the life of civil rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Although we celebrate MLK Day every year, this time feels different. It occurs less than two weeks after a mob of white supremacists stormed the Capitol and the nation is on...

More Texas Democrats line up for impeachment

Texas Democrats are making it clear that President Trump, after stoking and inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, will face consequences. Yesterday, several Texas Democrats announced they were supportive of removing President Trump from office either through...

Far-right, pro-Trump protesters storm U.S. Capitol

Hundreds of supporters of President Trump descended on the Capitol grounds on Wednesday, bypassing security and police, and even breaching the chambers. The attempted coup, as some lawmakers are describing it, came after President Trump addressed a rally in Washington...

Podcast Spotlight: Three Righteous Mamas

If you haven’t yet, please subscribe to Texas Signal’s podcast Three Righteous Mamas. You’ll meet a trio of pissed-off moms who are looking to make the world a better place for ALL of us. Cristina. Muna. Martha. These are the Three Righteous Mamas, and they are on a...

Our Texas Signal Holiday Book Recommendations

Thanksgiving is different this year. For many of us, we’re going to be celebrating Thanksgiving via Zoom. And at the Texas Signal, we want to keep y’all safe, which is why we are encouraging the very safe activity of reading! Here are some recommendations from our...

Cornyn (Literally) Applauds Incendiary Rhetoric

Senator John Cornyn, in the midst of a tough re-election fight against MJ Hegar, was caught on camera applauding the incendiary rhetoric of a local Republican club president, as well as the Sheriff of McLennan County. In video of Cornyn’s bus tour stop in Waco...

Why We Fight

Two weeks ago, Signal received a tip about a purported news website operating in Austin that had published a series of misleading stories largely attacking progressive candidates in non-partisan Austin City Council races. Stories linked in the initial piece Signal...

Gary Gates, Call Your Office

The first rule of canvassing is pretty simple. So simple, in fact, it’s usually the last thing you teach because it’s literally a matter of common sense. To put it as simply as possible, rule one is mind your manners. Watch what you say. When you canvass or phone bank...