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Democracy for Texas Party Tonight
"...Hey all, Democracy for Texas (a spinoff from the 2004 Dean for..."

Dec. 6, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Time for Party Lines
Dems condemn voter ID debate, Republicans turn it into Austin-bashing, fund-raising opportunity
"...here come the press releases explaining why this saves/damns democracy in Texas...."

March 11, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Jonesin' for an Office at the Capitol
Kirk Watson formalizes plans to roll into the state Senate; and a roundup of area House races
"...Former Austin Mayor Kirk Watson generated a fair amount of..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Texas Brinkmanship
State report card shows plenty of room for improvement
"...Browsing through the latest edition of "Texas on the Brink" does not exactly evoke pride in..."

April 19, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Supremes v. Texas
The future of U.S. politics may become, "Vote for Show, Map for Dough"
"..."This case is fundamentally about democracy," insisted Texas Solicitor General R. Ted Cruz, inside and..."

March 10, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Guns n' Roses’ Texas-Sized Reunion
You know where you are? You’re in Jerry World baby. You’re gonna die!
"...flannel shirt knotted around the waistline of Axl Rose. For the mercurial frontman, the accessory hangs symbolic of his..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
"...in a meteorological sense but a literary one. The Texas Book Festival has released the full list of authors..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

AISD Versus Representative Democracy
Board to push back union representation deal another two months
"...as the exclusive consultation representative. After all, it's selected for the job in the same way they're elected to..."

Feb. 27, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas on the Brink UPDATED
Sixth edition ranks Texas nationwide
"...On Monday morning, the Legislative Study Group, a Texas House Caucus issued the Sixth Edition of "Texas on..."

April 15, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Texas Charters, Turkish Coup?
Crackdown on Gülen movement comes to Texas
"...Charter schools have been blamed for many things, but never insurrection. Yet Turkish President Recep..."

July 20, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law
Compares photo requirement to Jim Crow, poll tax
"...ruling is in. A Federal judge has found that Texas' voter ID law is "an unconstitutional poll tax [and]..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SOS Files for Bankruptcy
The stalwart defenders of Barton Springs reorganize in face of court loss.
"...in court. Here's SOS' press release: SOS Alliance Files for Reorganization in Face of Collection Efforts by Sweetwater Ranch..."

April 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Glow for Molly
A remembrance of Molly Ivins will be held tonight at City Hall.
"...(Cesar Chavez & Lavaca). Press release reprinted below: GLOW FOR MOLLY Community gathering hosted by fellow Austin women peacemakers..."

Feb. 1, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

PBS in Central Texas
"...I just watched the coverage of the Texas Congressional District 31 race on PBS's NOW, and it..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Hacking Democracy': Manipulative yet Important
"...out of the way first: Those who watched Hacking Democracy last night got equal parts journalism and activist propaganda..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Hoping for an Electoral College Miracle
Capitol demos planned for Monday EC voting session
"...The Texas State Capitol will be awash with rallies Monday when..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

John Bolton for Paxton
Speaker hopeful gets the mustache vote from ex-UN ambassador
"...Another day, another endorsement for Speaker Joe Straus as Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, signs..."

Jan. 3, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Voter Purge Effort Ends
State agrees to legal settlement; on the hook for $450K
"...This time in Texas, it’s a win for voters...."

April 26, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Book Festival 2015: The Mighty 300
Authors for Fest 20 include Lethem, Lemony, Pitts, Diggs, Hart
"...and Leonard Pitts, Robert Christgau and Jessica Hopper? The Texas Book Festival, natch. And for its 20th edition, the..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Progress Texas Plans to Expose You to the Koch Brothers
New doc on the secretive billionaires screens tonight
"...and exactly how did they start buying and selling democracy?..."

Dec. 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Texas Secession Petition
Yup, that's a real thing. White House must respond to sore losers
"...done. The rest? Seemingly they believe that the way forward is to dissolve the Union...."

Nov. 12, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Evan Smith on the Secret of Texas Tribune’s Success
Founder and CEO on the present and future of nonprofit journalism
"...A pitch meeting with Evan Smith resides somewhere between..."

March 13, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...the literary banquet of the year is over. The Texas Book Festival has announced the full menu of authors..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed
Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?
"...The Texas Book Festival announced its 2012 slate today, featuring big..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

UPDATED: Combatants Gear Up for Voter ID
Senate pushes back hot-button debate
"...The Voter ID fight is on. The Texas GOP just notified followers that the Senate will hear..."

Jan. 24, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Texas Justice
Book on Texas' Death Row Presents Just the Facts
"...If you live in Texas this October, you no longer have to wait until..."

Oct. 20, 2000 News Feature by Dick Holland

Lege for Sale?
Uber and Lyft splurge on lobby to deregulate themselves
"...laws, buy some new ones. That’s not an option for most of us, but mega-corps Uber and Lyft have..."

March 14, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Democracy Kept at Bay
"...Dear Editor, The Texas abortion bill has received abundant national press coverage. Unfortunately,..."

July 16, 2013 Postmarks

Texas Book Festival 2018
"...2018 Texas Book Festival on October 27, 2018..."

Oct. 29, 2018 Photo Gallery

Texas Secretary of State Gets Schooled on Voting Rights
Meanwhile, a hefty TV ad targets voter suppression bill
"...Texas Secretary of State David Whitley – the frontman of..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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