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The Hightower Report
Bill's Booming Economy; Spinning Michael Milken
"...Bill's Booming Economy In his speech to the Democratic National Convention, Bill..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Column by Jim Hightower

Home-Grown Workers
Is Austin's Job Boom Trickling Down to the People?
"...microelectronics companies that form the bedrock of Austin's high-tech economy. Manufacturing and support service jobs comprise the bulk of..."

March 27, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

The De-Railers
RR Commission Challengers Say the Office Is Off-Track
"...importance of the oil and gas industry to Texas' economy has been on the decline. In 1982, oil and..."

Nov. 1, 1996 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

Radically in It Together
"...ones who own the economic entities that direct our economy: investors and managers. In a democratized economy, advocated by..."

April 28, 2020 Postmarks

Public Notice: The New Industrial Revolution?
Is Mayor Adler our Teddy Roosevelt?
"...that were not previously necessary. Today, a new sharing economy is developing, in which many of Austin's residents participate..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

From Tokyo to Austin
The Japanese argument for the TPP and bullet trains
"...that regional change is the growth of the Japanese economy. Saito said, "After 15 years of deflation, we are..."

Aug. 15, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Connecting a Whole Community
Austin and Google Fiber move to bridge the digital divide
"...provided only de-skilled and low-paid jobs. The shining new economy also helped drive up property prices and cost of..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Interstellar
Majesty and mawkishness combine in Christopher Nolan's film about humans' last-ditch attempt to find a habitable planet in another galaxy.
"...on Earth. The astronauts aren’t just worried with fuel economy, but time economy; think twice about scratching your ass,..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Mike Martinez: 'Leadership of Austin's Tomorrow'
"...don't need these programs at all – the local economy is doing well, businesses are thriving, we shouldn't be..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

Point Austin: The Best of Times
Cutting a city budget easier said than done
"...to say the Austin area is the strongest regional economy in the country." – Jon Hockenyos..."

May 9, 2014 News Column by Michael King

It's Do or DIY
Whether quiet protest or paradigm shift, the handmade crowd has plenty to say
"...Digital Marketing," suggests that DIY has already shifted the economy. It's in the way that consumers can interact with..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Brandon Watson

Event Horizon
As festivals, crowds, and expenses proliferate – is Austin approaching major event overload?
"...dramatic. "The role of the creative sector in Austin's economy has grown substantially, accounting in 2010 for just over..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Hightower Report
America, it's time for a raise
"...these giveaways do nothing to perk up America's grassroots economy, which not only is where the rest of us..."

Jan. 4, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Letters at 3AM: Why Not Chicken Fat?
The most important political question of our time: Who benefits from military spending?
"...States is still a rich country. "Metropolitan New York's economy is roughly the size of Spain's. Greater Los Angeles..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

The Hightower Report
The minimum wage is overdue for a raise
"...these giveaways do nothing to perk up America's grassroots economy, which is not only where the rest of us..."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

Country Wallowing in Economic Quicksand
"...that will have little if any effect on the economy, the Obama administration is drawing down 30 million barrels..."

June 28, 2011 Postmarks

City Counciling: City Budget Preview
Not great, could be worse
"...at last week's presentation to City Coun­cil, in this economy, an $11.4 million shortfall isn't nearly as bad as..."

April 30, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Hightower Report
Tastes Like Profit; and Toiling on Wall Street
"...generating some $18 billion a year for the state economy and providing about 47,000 poultry industry jobs. It's time..."

March 19, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Point Austin: Earthquake All Around
Central Texas hunger remains a slow-motion, invisible disaster
"...party) begin to drone on about the great Texas economy: Much of the time, more than a quarter of..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Riding to the End of the Line
Can Cap Metro weather the recession, balance its books ... and run the buses and trains on time?
"...included, is in a major economic recession. When the economy crashes – taking with it consumer spending and thus..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Page Two: Hypocrisy and Health Care
Toward a list of ingredients for stew
"...referenced only when the speaker is wondering why the economy did not immediately right itself. Maintaining this indignation over..."

July 3, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Brewster McCracken Drops Out of Mayor's Race
Says going forward not in city's best interest
"...have required an unprecedented fundraising effort that, in this economy, would have put an additional burden on my supporters...."

May 11, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lee & Carole & Brewster & All of Us ...
Five candidates for mayor jockey to be first among equals
"...on the issues most directly affecting Austin. Jobs and Economy: A Difference in Focus..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Power to Change
A quick sound check with the Austin mayoral candidates
"...Music Department within city government. Due to the bad economy I would have to say that this would be..."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

After a Fashion
All style, all the time, from the Houston Ballet Ball to the Oscars
"...that gave no indication of the state of our economy, much like Antoinette herself. On the other hand, it's..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Municipal Death Match!
With five council seats open, mayor and Place 1 look like the headliners
"...tech areas, he seeks to drive a "21st century economy" of new jobs. He also invested in social equity..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Letters at 3AM
This two-year-long campaign of such unprecedented intensity may have been the best proving ground for Barack Obama's candidacy
"...Sept. 11, John McCain told a ServiceNation forum, "Our economy is broken" (The New York Times, Sept. 17, p.21)...."

Sept. 26, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

What About My Economic Stimulus Check?
"...this money is not being used to stimulate the economy as advertised so boastfully by our media and government...."

Aug. 15, 2008 Postmarks

Page Two: Other Shoes, Other Feet
Republicans blame it all on the Democrats, while outraged activists flirt with censorship
"...come to power, they'll raise taxes and wreck the economy...."

Aug. 8, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Letters at 3am
The "Situation" is upon us: China and Southern Asia can support their own growth and have no more use for us
"...securities." You'll notice that since China "reversed course," our economy has gotten shakier and shakier...."

Aug. 1, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

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