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Workers Defense and Jolt Founder Announces Candidacy for Senate
Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez joins Dem primary field
"...It’s official this morning: Jolt Texas founder and Workers Defense Project co-founder Cristina Tzintzún..."

Aug. 12, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Jolt Aims to Energize the Latino Vote
Local activist nonprofit engages a growing demographic
"...millions of online viewers – is the brainchild of Jolt, a scrappy new organization with big ambition...."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Jolt Action Accused of Unfair Labor Practices
Filings describe termination without notice and dispute over remote work
"...Jolt Action, which bills itself as the "largest Latino pro­gres­sive..."

Jan. 13, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

'It's Time to Give Them Another Jolt'
Ralph Nader stops to chat in Austin
"...It's time to give them another jolt. They didn't get enough of a jolt in 2000,..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Mayor, Jolt Leader Respond to Trump's Immigration Threats
As 2020 campaign begins, the president promises massive deportations
"...campaign. Cristina Tzintzún, executive director of Latino rights organization Jolt, said the threats “are meant to drive his base,..."

June 19, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Workers Defense and Jolt Founder Announces Candidacy for Senate
Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez joins Dem primary field

Aug. 16, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Fuse Box: The final jolt
Refraction Arts' newly expanded Fuse Box Festival is almost out of juice, but before it goes, it still has some electrifying new dance, theatre, video, and site-specific performance to deliver

April 27, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blinded by the Light
Semi-true story of how the Boss shook the world of a boy from Luton
"...poetry streaming through his Walkman shocks him with a jolt to the senses. Javed may be an ocean away..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Mary Shelley
Biopic of Frankenstein's creator lacks spark.
"...drama, Mary Shelley is sorely in need of a jolt of electricity similar to the one that reanimated Frankenstein’s..."

June 22, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

T2 Trainspotting
The sequel to the 1996 classic
" have seen the original to get a high-octane jolt out of T2, but it does help to recall..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Bye Bye Man
A group of teens unleash the bogeyman
" Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life. The real jolt in this movie comes near the end, when the..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Lazarus Effect
Medical students try to bring the dead back to life.
"...An above-average cast for this kind of jolt-heavy fare tries to bring some welcome emotional dimension to..."

March 6, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Son of the Mask
Sequel has absolutely none of its predecessor’s manic charm.
"...the movie-going demographic that finds culinary ecstasy in Froot Loops-and-Jolt Cola pick-me-ups, marathon PlayStation weekends, and CGI-everything, this semisequel..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Girl Next Door
Surprise! The girl next door is an ex-porn star.
"...what cost? Never a risk-taker, Matthew gets a much-needed jolt of adrenaline – and first love – when the..."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Human Stain
Despite some terrific moments, Philip Roth's words fail to stick to the screen.
"...overacting, Hopkins’ occasional howling monologue does provide a welcome jolt out of the film’s overwhelming stateliness. The Human Stain..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Banger Sisters
"...recollecting her youthful days. Good thing Suzette's around to jolt her memory. Rush turns up, too, as a failed..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Art of Dying
"...bouncing, jouncing club hang-out scenes that now and again jolt the otherwise predictable plotline to life. Fernández Armero is..."

May 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...not to crack right there. It's a terrific, creepy jolt in the midst of a film that, for the..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Matchmaker
"...opportunities, but the film's lackadaisical tone receives a steadying jolt from the caustic edge Garofalo's presence adds to the..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

La Haine
With great passion and intelligence, Kassovitz graphically illustrates the violent disaffection of French immigrant youth.
"...heading. Still, the shocking climax comes as a major jolt...."

July 19, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Art Caravan for the Children's Act of Creative Resistance
Yocelyn Riojas, Jolt Texas are sending an artful message to the border
"...have the chance to join her. Local activist nonprofit Jolt Texas calls on individuals across the state to help..."

June 29, 2018 Arts Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

UT Service and Activist Organizations to Join
Make a difference in Austin and around the world
"...when choosing the right one for you. UT Austin Jolt Student Chapter..."

Sept. 1, 2018 Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Movement Mujeres Looks to Empower Young Women of Color
Project empowers young women of color
"...says Cristina Tzintzún of Austin-based Latino voter mobilization group Jolt. "Some powerful and transformative things happened during the midterms,"..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Opinion: Why Texas Is Ground Zero for Change
With untapped voting power of Latinos, Texas has enormous potential, but the Lone Star State must modernize to pave the way to a stronger, more inclusive America
"...raised an empowered collective of young, female political activists. Jolt Initiative's recent analysis, "We Are Texas," found that Latina..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Column by Antonio Arellano

March 2020 Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Democratic primary?
"...Tzintzún Ramirez ENDORSEMENTS: Blue America, Working Families Party, Jolt Action, Latino Victory Fund, UT-Austin UDems, CWA District 6..."

Feb. 4, 2020 News Post

Julián Castro, Women of Color, and Texas 2020
The path toward turning the state blue
"...made by Democratic organizers ever since – Battleground Texas, Jolt, the Texas Organizing Project, and many more – who..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Death Puts Tasers in Spotlight Again
Officers quickly returned to duty, ME's report still out
"...that fires two metal prongs and delivers a 50,000-volt jolt of electricity, for at least five seconds, causing temporary..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Youth Keep Up With Kandidates Personally and Politically
Climate change forum focuses on young voters
"...Sunrise Movement ATX, MOVE Texas, Texas Rising Action, and Jolt Action, is part of a broader effort for civic..."

Oct. 14, 2022 News Feature by Leila Saidane

God's Creatures
Stillness and violence in this startling tale of an Irish fishing community
"...moments of violence – startlements that work like a jolt of adrenaline until the film returns to its natural..."

Sept. 30, 2022 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Jana Birchum's Top 10 Photos of 2021
"...Texas State Capitol (April 8, 2021) Youth activists from Jolt Action and Next Gen America drop over 200K rose..."

Dec. 30, 2021 Photo Gallery

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