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Learning the Hard Way That Police and Democratic Socialists Rarely Mix
CLEAT alum Danny Fetonte's resignation from the Austin DSA raises questions for the local chapter
"...their national conference in Chicago in early August, the Democratic Socialists of America – the largest socialist organization in..."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Out of Work and Stretched Thin, Hospitality Workers Share What Resources They Can
In a national day of action, Austin's Restaurant Organizing Project and other activist groups highlight the service industry's unique plight
"...most, the south wind takes pity on the organizers of the community food distribution pop-up and rally for the..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by David Evan Rodriguez

6 Austin-Based Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
These homegrown podcasts are original, diverse, and sure to entertain
"...There is an ever-growing ocean of podcasts out there that no one has the time..."

June 17, 2019 Screens Post by Katelyn Landry

Whether Saving Lives During the Freeze or Saving the City From Save Austin Now, Bob Nicks Just Helped
"I didn’t do a thing. I sat in my office and dispatched people. But I was part of it.”
"...after call as he drove over icy roads into Austin. Some were from his colleagues at the Austin Fire..."

April 8, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin Election Ticker: The Endorsements Begin
Delia Garza’s Twitter tangle, Central Labor Council likes, and more
"...criminal justice reformer Chris Harris (personally, not on behalf of his group Just Liberty) endorsed defense attorney Dominic Selvera..."

Jan. 17, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Ten Key Moments in a Year of Endless Texas Election Drama
Vote Early and Often
"...1) Jan. 13: Red Guards Ambush Heidi Sloan The Democratic Socialists of America organizer and candidate for Congress in..."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Progressive Political Rallies Kick Off Early Voting in Austin
"...U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., visited Austin and San Antonio to rally progressives and get out..."

Feb. 14, 2022 Photo Gallery

Progressive Responses to Evictions, Truancy Define Justice of the Peace Contests
Power to the People in the "People's Court"
"...Often described as the "people's court," the chambers of our..."

Feb. 18, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Page Two: The Politics of Distraction
In the face of failure at home and abroad, the right turns on immigrants
"...AIDS in Africa, spreading democracy, and battling the axis of evil, as well as reactionary political and social reform?..."

April 14, 2006 Column by Louis Black

March 2020 Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Democratic primary?
"...The following is a compilation of Democratic Primary candidate endorsements from area clubs, unions, and..."

Feb. 4, 2020 News Post

Opinion: City Council Must Call for a Cease-Fire
Raising our voice in Austin is the minimum moral action we can take
"...in Gaza climb higher and higher; at the time of writing, it is reported to be at least 18,000..."

Dec. 29, 2023 Column by Garrigan Stafford

Lewis Conway Jr.: Council Candidate ... DJ?
District 1 candidate to soundtrack Austin DSA Drag Prom
"...scene. On Saturday, June 30, Conway will DJ the Austin Democratic Socialists' Drag Prom ("because capitalism is a drag!")..."

June 22, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Greg Casar, DSA, and Palestine: Will It Matter?
Congressional candidate requests Austin DSA withdraws endorsement over Casar's views on Israel
"...Greg Casar's congressional campaign has requested that Austin Democratic Socialists of America withdraw its endorsement, following tension..."

Feb. 11, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Nov. 6 election
"...The following is a compilation of candidate endorsements from area clubs, unions, and professional organizations..."

Oct. 25, 2018 News Post

Advocates Push District Attorney to “No Call” Biased Cops
Criminal justice groups ask Moore to box out untrustworthy officers
"...Margaret Moore to implement a “No Call" policy for officers who've “committed perjury and other acts of grave misconduct."..."

Dec. 4, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the March primary?
"...The following is a compilation of candidate endorsements from area Democratic clubs, unions, and professional..."

Feb. 15, 2018 News Post

DSA Queer Coalition Organizes and Mobilizes
Democratic Socialists subgroup has the LGBTQ community's back
"...Many people feel uncertain about their future, the safety of their families, and are concerned about the potential loss..."

Feb. 7, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sloane Smith

Opinion: Capitalism Has Failed Americans in This Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed longstanding structural problems. This is an opportunity to rethink our systems before they collapse.
"...sister, a valet at a casino, has been laid off from her job because of the coronavirus. Both live..."

April 10, 2020 Column by Marina Roberts

Congressional Candidate Attacked by “Revolutionary” Bullies
Heidi Sloan assaulted following weekend campaigning
"...In the latest eruption of Austin’s paltry contribution to the national ranks of wannabe..."

Jan. 13, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Election TIcker: 60 Days and Counting
Labor Day is over
"...Council District 3 incumbent Pio Renteria to the list of candidates recognizing unionization of their campaign staffs, organized by..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Headlines
"...for efficiency, City Council used only the first (Tuesday) of three scheduled budget reading days to adopt the FY..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature

Saturday's Sí Se Puede! Wants to Mobilize the Vote
"It's about time we had a Texas senator who looks out for all the people"
"...With the start of early voting kicking off Monday, Oct. 22, and Election..."

Oct. 18, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

Oops!
"...Fought for Her Life, and Yours," about the life of Austin Democratic Socialists of America founding member Glenn Scott,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Column

Coming Out in the Dark
Behind the creation of Friday's LGBTQ Human Rights Rally
"...As is often the case these days, an idea came to fruition..."

Jan. 19, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Sloane Smith

Long Lines and Close Races Defined Super Tuesday in Travis County
The votes are in!
"...surprises, but high Election Day turnout and the resurrection of Joe Biden and his coalition both made an impact..."

March 6, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Local Election News: War Shadows Edition
From lawsuits to candidates in suits
"...Electronically ChallengedOn Monday, Jan. 6, the Texas Democratic Party filed a federal lawsuit against Secretary of State..."

Jan. 10, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Greg Casar and Eddie Rodriguez Fight for the Progressive Mantle in TX-35
The two candidates race to the left
"...cycle, although the 2021 version has been kinder to Austin than the previous two cycles. The new TX-37, one..."

Feb. 4, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Lewis Conway’s Complex Candidacy
Eligibility questions, vague accusations plague Council candidate's early campaign
"...in District 1, most publicly because for a period of time it wasn't clear whether he'd be able to..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

What You Need to Know About U.S. Senate and House Races in Texas
Early voting in Texas starts Feb. 18, 2020. Here's the view from atop your Texas primary ballot.
"...– as we go to press this first week of December, early voting in the 2020 Texas primaries is..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Community Organizer Heidi Sloan Announces Candidacy for TX-25
Joins Dem primary race in Austin-to-Fort Worth district
"...organizer and farmer Heidi Sloan held her Congressional campaign kickoff at the Hard Luck Lounge, joining Julie Oliver in..."

Aug. 13, 2019 News Post by Michael King

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