Politics as Performance, Political Activism as Performance Art In this week's issue: postmortem on the Ken Paxton impeachment trial, a profile of drag powerhouse Brigitte Bandit, and finalists revealed in the Best of Austin: Restaurants Readers Poll (get voting, y'all!)
A Watched Pot The Austin Chronicle is turning 42, and we're launching a cannabis column to celebrate
It's the Back to School Issue Welcome to college, y'all. Here's what you need to know about drugs.
Never Boring In this week's issue, Lina Fisher examines the uncertain environmental impacts of Tesla and the Boring Co. on the Colorado River
We Have an Issue: You Have the Right ... (in Theory, at Least) In this week's cover story, Maggie Q. Thompson digs into Counsel at First Appearance – what it is, why we don't have it in Travis County, and whether that's violating our Constitutional rights
Opinion: Minimum Lot Size Reform Is Gaining Traction in Texas Cities. That's a Good Thing. Austin should follow Houston's lead and embrace this solution to address our housing affordability problem
Opinion: The Outdoor Recreation Economy in Texas Depends on EPA Safeguards An Austin bike shop owner on why the climate crisis isn't just bad for the environment – it's bad for business, too
Now Is Not the Time to Loosen Child Labor Regulations – Especially in Dangerous Industries Child labor laws are trending in the wrong direction and we are putting children's health and development at risk. Now is the time to advocate for legislative changes at the state and national levels.
The Case Against Disposable Food Ware Austinites should be a part of the solution and eliminate plastic, single-use items from the waste stream
Austin's Nature Gap Access to nature isn't equitable, particularly for low-income and minority neighborhoods. We can do better for our kids.
Which Is Better – Marijuana or Fentanyl?
According to the government, cannabis is scarier than the drug killing over 150 people a day
Fri., Sept. 15, 2023
Kevin Curtin Tries Out THCA Cannabis
Living legally in loophole land
Fri., Sept. 1, 2023
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