Author Archives



Amy Kamp

News Editor


Amy Kamp has been writing for The Austin Chronicle since 2014.

124 articles   •   page 1 of 4

Notes on Kamp: Left Out

Austin's economic inequality is a crisis

News Column, Feb. 4, 2016

Money for (Almost) Nothing

Texans may not be getting their money's worth from economic incentive programs

News Feature, Feb. 4, 2016

Where the Money Went

Report targets Texas Enterprise Fund and other incentive programs

News Daily, Feb. 3, 2016 10:00 AM

Gimme Shelter

Austin's housing market is rough. It's even worse if you have a criminal record.

News Feature, Jan. 28, 2016

Notes On Kamp: Vote Locally

It's local elections that most affect people's daily lives

News Column, Jan. 21, 2016

Women and Children First

Immigration raids targeting families strike fear in Austin's Latino community

News Feature, Jan. 14, 2016

Sandra Bland Trooper Indicted, Fired

Rep. Garnet Coleman reflects on the case

News Daily, Jan. 6, 2016 6:00 PM

MLA Subconference: Politics for Scholars

Two-day event takes place at Cheer Up Charlies

News Daily, Jan. 6, 2016 9:00 AM

Top 10 Labor Stories

News Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Workers Defense Welcomes New Executive Director

Jose Garza takes the helm

News Feature, Dec. 23, 2015

Real Guns, Cardboard Guns, and Fart Guns

Planned "mock mass shooting" brings out press, counter-protesters

News Daily, Dec. 12, 2015 5:30 PM

News Roundup Special Edition: Campus Carry

Lawsuits and LARPers join the mix

News Daily, Dec. 10, 2015 5:30 PM

Coming Together

Organizing for justice in the African-American community

News Daily, Dec. 9, 2015 12:37 PM

Breakfast With Bigots

Kerbey Lane deals with fallout from customer's Islamophobic comments

News Daily, Dec. 6, 2015 6:10 PM

Time for a Change

A look back at Cristina Tzintzún's time fighting for immigrant rights

News Feature, Dec. 3, 2015

Working Overtime, but Not Getting Paid for It

Labor laws: Just because they exist, doesn't mean they're enforced

News Feature, Nov. 25, 2015

Fight for $15 Gains Momentum in Austin

Fast food employees frustrated by low wages

News Daily, Nov. 18, 2015 5:45 PM

Local Workers Strike for $15

Fast food employees take part in an "unfair labor practice" strike

News Daily, Nov. 10, 2015 9:00 AM

How To Assemble Your 50-Foot Uterus Mask

News Feature, Oct. 29, 2015

Breaking: Hutto Detainees Begin Hunger Strike

Immigrant women organize strike; demand liberation

News Daily, Oct. 28, 2015 5:10 PM

Follow the Money

City attempts to keep up with growing need for services

News Feature, Oct. 22, 2015

Beside the Point: Making Mental Health a Priority

We don't spend enough time looking at how untreated mental illness is contributing to crime

News Column, Oct. 15, 2015

Getting Outside the Box

Will City Council decide to give job applicants with criminal records a "fair chance"?

News Feature, Oct. 8, 2015

UT Students Want to "Boot the Braids"

Campaign against Wendy's heats up

News Daily, Sep. 28, 2015 11:45 AM

Setting an Example

City increases its own base pay; will other employers follow suit?

News Daily, Sep. 16, 2015 10:54 AM

Council Budget Is Finally Here

Includes a landmark living wage increase

News Daily, Sep. 11, 2015 3:20 PM

Lights, Camera, aGLIFF!

Long-running film fest returns with something for everyone

Screens Feature, Sep. 3, 2015

South Central Waterfront Initiative Wants You

To view plans and provide feedback for proposed designs

News Daily, Sep. 2, 2015 12:30 PM

Building Austin

As the city grows, is it being cavalier about the well-being of the laborers who are assembling Austin's new face?

News Feature, Aug. 27, 2015

Walk and Draw Along the Lake

Help create a people's field guide to the South Central Waterfront

News Daily, Aug. 26, 2015 4:30 PM

Health Inequities Dog Austin

Racial disparities are glaring

News Daily, Aug. 19, 2015 2:35 PM

"Sulma Is Welcome Here"

Guatemalan LGBTQ activist visits ICE office; is allowed to go home

News Daily, Aug. 18, 2015 9:32 PM

Fenves: Davis Statue to the Briscoe

UT Pres decides to move a Confederate statue, but allows others to stay

News Daily, Aug. 13, 2015 11:15 AM

Bad Girls' Club

UnREAL introduces a new female antihero

Screens Daily, Aug. 3, 2015 12:36 PM

Murder Investigation Opened in Sandra Bland Case

D.A. looking into death at Waller Co. jail

News Daily, Jul. 21, 2015 11:15 AM

Beside the Point: Your Job or Your Life

It's time for workers to have better choices

News Feature, Jul. 16, 2015

Remembering an "Unknown Worker"

Construction workers demand "No more deaths"

News Feature, Jul. 16, 2015

Death on the Job

Construction worker falls to his death on the Eastside

News Daily, Jul. 14, 2015 10:15 AM

Labor: Failure to Thrive

Fallout from the 84th Texas legislative session

News Feature, Jun. 4, 2015

Is Something Rotten at Wheatsville Co-op?

Workers call for co-op to implement living wage standard

News Feature, May. 21, 2015

1   2   3   4     NEXT    4 »
This content has not been formatted for this window size.
Please increase the size of your browser window, or revisit this page on a mobile device.
AC Daily, Events and Promotions, SXSW Daily Edition

Our latest from SXSW 2016, delivered March 11-20

Breaking news, recommended events, and more

Official Chronicle events, promotions, and giveaways