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Libertarians Think Small-Business Owners Capitalist Pigs
"...Progressive Austinites should question their doting support for small businesses. Much of what they hate about large corporations may..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Postmarks

Reining in the Mother of All Big Boxes
Local activists seek community-wide benefits analyses of big-box proposals
"...has plopped a big box down at every location of its choice since first coming to the area in..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Louis Malfaro and 18 Years of AISD Politics
The teachers' union veteran looks back as he moves forward
"...On Aug. 23, Louis Malfaro addressed the Austin Independent School District board of trustees for the last time..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Slaves for Rent
Sick pay lawsuit confirms what bosses think of workers
"...the editors' footnote last week announcing the incipient return of "Point Austin," I realized I'd better start climbing out..."

May 4, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Perry Rejects Stimulus Funds for Unemployment
Governor announces rejection of cash in Houston
" to stand with Texas employers and the millions of Texans they employ to resist further government intrusion into..."

March 12, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "The State of Texas has not met..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature

Lege Lines: GOP Sharpens Its Claws for Paid Sick Leave With SB 15
“Consistent Employment Regulations Act” would dismantle city’s right to protect workers
"...his fans at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and National Federation of Independent Business, sees Senate Bill 15, by..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Craddick Promises Money to Burn
"...That's news to the comptroller's office. Last November, Comptroller Susan Combs issued her Certification Revenue..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Life After Todd Baxter
Baxter leaves the Lege, and would-be state reps may have to jockey for position early
"...GOP incumbent Todd Baxter – unexpectedly took himself out of the running...."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Help on the Way in Fight for Sick Pay
Workers Defense Project intervenes against anti-ordinance effort
"...Project have joined the city in its legal defense of the city’s paid sick leave ordinance. The troupe’s attorneys..."

May 15, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Res Publica
"...FAMILY SUPPORT CONFER­ENCE aims to help parents and health professionals utilize health-care tools. But there's also a youth panel..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature

Invoking Ken Lay
Health care reform opponents use odd ally to deflect criticism
"...reform event, when the capitol press corp quizzed three business groups hard on their opposition to the recently passed..."

April 7, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Facing the South
The Democratic primary for the new CD 25 pits Austin's Lloyd Doggett against McAllen's Leticia Hinojosa
"...If you want to get from one end of the 25th Congressional District to the other without actually..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

"...lobbying group has mounted opposition to Casar's proposal. The National Federation of Independent Business has lobbied CMs to oppose..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...latter, I am amazed that someone from a region of the U.S. that seeks to distance itself from its..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Column

How to Raise Worker Wages
Organize, arrive, persist, persist, persist
"...That was the question Dan Gillotte, general manager of Wheatsville Co-op, asked himself two years ago at the..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Jack Craver

Off the Desk
Hate crimes legislation, Rick Perry, Senfronia Thompson, and the Governor's ex-lobbyist staff members.
"...Perhaps the best quote of the nascent legislative session was Gov. Rick Perry's greeting..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Page Two: Workingman's Blues
The real history of labor and union organizing is ignored and largely unknown
"...those oppressing them. In reality, the only consistent characteristic of oppressed groups is that they are oppressed. Often they..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "I think it's unfortunate that neither the..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature

Revving Up for Slow Times
How local entrepreneurs plan to weather the recession
"...Staring down a deepening recession, what's an Austin small-business owner to do? The consensus advice: Get out in..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Quote of the Week"History has proven that democracies don't war." –..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "Alcohol and public policy do not mix..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...days after a helicopter plucked them from the balcony of their New Orleans apartment, Lester Sampson and Irma Louis..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Put That in Your Big Box and ...
Activist groups beg to differ with the city's big-box report
" Lowe's and Wal-Mart to ask for a study of the impact of big-box retail, it seemed clear what..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Paying the Piper Online
Stations, labels, and musicians wrestle over new Web royalties
"...In an alliance of unlikely compatriots, the current fight over Internet radio royalty..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Pocketbook Politics
If Not Now, When?
"...unemployment at its lowest level ever -- 2.8% as of August, according to the Texas Workforce Commission -- one..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Health and Legal Services for Musicians
"...photograph by Jason Stout On the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend Mandy Mercier collapsed. "I was on..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The Hightower Report
Banking Reform Gone Bad; and Abacus Among Us
"...North, the South – good ideas to make our national policies better, to make our economy fairer, to improve..."

May 7, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

No Purchase Necessary
Does Napster, the MP3-sharing software program that has spawned several lawsuits and been banned at universities across the nation, mean the end of music as we know it?
"...which held the copyrights and purse strings on thousands of scripts and feature films -- was making its case...."

May 5, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "Three hundred fifty-seven days and counting ..."..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature

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