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Voices of Eden: Texas Town Looks to Future in Time of COVID-19

Eden and other rural areas that were once mainstays of the Lone Star State are falling victim to increased urbanization. As people move to cities for better jobs, education, housing and recreational opportunities, it becomes increasingly difficult for rural towns to remain viable places to live. Against this backdrop, residents are now dealing with the repercussions of COVID-19. Here are their stories.

What Collapse of Oil Prices Means for Texas’ Future

Slack demand caused by the coronavirus crisis on top of excess production translates into a perfect storm for the global oil industry.

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  El que no nada se ahoga. He who does not swim drowns. Growing up in a traditional immigrant household, this six-word declaration proved fundamental. My parents, both Salvadoran natives, imparted its wisdom on their children in response to misfortune— at times as a warning and at others as encouragement. It’s a lesson they learned […]

Quality Connections in Quarantine

  Austin, a city known for its traffic, high density and crowd-drawing festivals, is closing in on two months of staying home. Public discourse has been inundated with stories of premature death, economic demise and fear. This is not one of them. Human beings are innately social creatures. We crave connections with others. Even introverts […]

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