Illegal immigration is the result of complex economic, legal and political factors that many Americans don’t understand.

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Houston Matters interviews Rational Middle: Immigration creators Gregory Kallenberg and Loren Steffy.

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Our dream arrived one day in a nondescript envelope. Inside were two plastic cards for my wife and me granting us permanent U.S. residency.

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The debate over nuclear power is a hotly contested one. Opponents cite old and still important challenges like safety of citizens from atomic radiation, security of nuclear material, and the remaining waste product produced by nuclear power. Some of these issues had almost been forgotten by the public until the explosion of Fukushima Daiichi, a […]

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As we say, energy is complicated. It’s ever-changing and often shifts dramatically directly beneath your feet. In light of recent events and the constant evolution of the discussion around energy and its impact on our environment and our civilization, the Rational Middle has seen fit to update two episodes at the center of this discussion. […]

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I’m sure I’m not the only one who gets mad when I’m watching the presidential debates. The candidates’ puerile anger and teenager-style bickering can be maddening (though, admittedly, highly entertaining). But while most of my friends seem to be angry because their candidate is getting attacked or the views of an opposing candidate seem to […]

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