Texas Standard for December 20, 2016

The assassination of a symbol of the old order. The rise of populist nationalism. Can history help us, or are we kidding ourselves? We’ll explore. And: Events in the US, Turkey and Germany this week have millions turning to the past to help make sense of the future. A Texas-based scholar will try to help us make sense of the search for historic parallels. Also: Deja vu in Corpus Christi. The latest water ban and by no means the first. As the taps reopen, out come the lawsuits and recriminations. We’ll have the latest. Plus: Charitable giving for political access. A Texas-based group with ties to the president-elect comes under fire. Those stories and a whole lot more, today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardDecember 20, 2016 11:23 am