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SXSW Sent Cease-and-Desist Letter to Organization Leading Army Sponsorship Protest
The ties of this year’s South by Southwest to weapons manufacturers supplying Israel have disrupted the festival in more ways than one.

4:15PM Mon. Mar. 11, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panelists Talk LGBTQ+ Activism and Power
During the 2023 Texas legislative session’s peak, thousands showed up at the Capitol to “defend their humanity and the rights of LGBTQ people,” said Ricardo Martinez, CEO of Equality Texas, an organization that advocates for the state’s LGBTQ+ community.

12:50PM Sun. Mar. 10, Naina Srivastava Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panel Explores the Health Care Crisis in a Post-Roe America
At 18-weeks pregnant, Amanda Zurawski developed a condition called cervical insufficiency and was told the baby she “desperately wanted” would not survive birth. But since the baby’s heart was still beating, Texas laws banned Zurawski from getting an abortion.

11:27AM Sat. Mar. 9, Naina Srivastava Read More | Comment »

SXSW Panel Finds Families Struggling to Make Ends Meet in Different Ways Across America
Oakland, Scranton, and Tulsa wouldn’t appear to have much in common. Geographic differences aside, their growth and housing trends aren’t all that alike: Oakland’s population is getting a little smaller with high housing costs, Scranton is growing some as housing costs are some of the lowest nationwide, and Tulsa is growing fast.

7:14PM Fri. Mar. 8, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

“Lie Detectives” SXSW Panel Tackles Political Disinformation Ahead of Election
With Super Tuesday behind us, political campaigns around the country will be focusing their attention on the November general election. But as candidates for elected office and their campaigns focus on November, the amount of disinformation spreading online about those candidates and their campaigns could also surge.

5:06PM Fri. Mar. 8, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Here’s How Art Acevedo’s Hiring and Ultimate Refusal Played Out
One of the concerns shared by community advocates and elected officials during the four-day period during which controversial former Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo almost became a high-level City Hall executive was the lack of transparency.

6:30AM Fri. Mar. 8, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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José Garza Wins Democratic Primary in Contentious District Attorney Race
The Democratic primary election for Travis County district attorney has been contentious, but incumbent José Garza won resoundingly on Super Tuesday with 66% of the vote.

12:20AM Wed. Mar. 6, Maggie Q. Thompson Read More | Comment »

Seton Nurses Finally Win Contract With Ascension
On Monday, unionized nurses at Seton Medical Center on 38th finally ratified their first-ever three-year contract with Ascension.

5:15PM Tue. Mar. 5, Lina Fisher Read More | Comment »

D.A. Candidates Focus on Safety, Data Shows Austin Crime Rates Decreasing
Today’s race between José Garza and Jeremy Sylestine in the Democratic primary for Travis County district attorney centers around one salient issue – is Austin a safe city?

12:04PM Tue. Mar. 5, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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