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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.”
"...where Nicks is a battalion chief and the president of the firefighters' union. The rest were from people trapped..."

April 8, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

"...News feature "Learning the Hard Way That Police and Democratic Socialists Rarely Mix," about the fallout from Danny Fetonte's..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Column

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

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

Greg Casar and Eddie Rodriguez Fight for the Progressive Mantle in TX-35
The two candidates race to the left
"...than the previous two cycles. The new TX-37, one of the two seats Texas gained in reapportionment following the..."

Feb. 4, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

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 within..."

Feb. 11, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Lewis Conway’s Complex Candidacy
Eligibility questions, vague accusations plague Council candidate's early campaign
" 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

Nonprofit/Grassroots Org.
Austin Pets Alive!
"...Finalists: Austin Democratic Socialists of America, Creative Action..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Best of Austin Feature

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

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

Opinion: The Problem in Texas Isn’t Republicans – It’s Capitalism
To prevent last week's crises from recurring, we have to go beyond the Democrat vs. Republican culture wars and take back control of Texas' energy system.
"...published an article last week quoting William Hogan, Harvard professor of global energy policy and ERCOT market architect, on..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Column by Dave Pinkham

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
"...choking, autumn (in even-numbered years) brings the seasonal sounds of, "The machine changed my vote!" In the 78 Texas..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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