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Giving incentives a bad name
"...contends that, due to a court case brought by SDS founder Brian Rodgers in 2003 and a subsequent renegotiation,..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SDS to Kim's Defense
Stop Domain Subsidies calls coverage of Council Member Jennifer Kim unfair
"...It's battle of the acronyms, as SDS (Stop Domain Subsidies) has issued a brutal press release..."

April 28, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SDS Campaign Launches Online Videos
Chamber expected to weigh in on ballot amendment that would halt city subsidies for private retail developers
"...On Aug. 1, SDS launched its own YouTube channel called DomainBusters, which will..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SDS Jumps the Gun
Anti-subsidies group compains about first check to Domain developers (the one even they admit is legal)
"...over a year of heavy wooing of the press, SDS has failed to win a single major local media..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Rebels With a Cause
Compelling documentary about the Sixties" Students for a Democratic Society includes commentary from such leaders as Tom Hayden and Austin's Alice Embree and Jeff Shero Nightbyrd.
"...Cause's opening credits. Then director Garvy, herself a former SDSer, tells us “this is our story.” Right there you..."

March 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Facts Were Immaterial
The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin
"..."I joined SDS [Students for a Democratic Society] in spring of 1964,"..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Dale Brumfield

Chamber Takes a Swing Against Proposition 2
Opposition starts to mobilize against Stop Domain Subsidies' charter amendment
"...Domain retail center in North Austin. But with the SDS charter amendment – which would ban financial incentives for..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...proof of its dishonesty in dealing with the city. SDS says the firm has become an inadvertent advocate for..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Rag Recollections
Former 'Rag' staffers remember the old days, when a Texan was in the White House and America was stuck in a quagmire war
"...I was among the five who were both card-carrying SDS members and Rag staffers. The Rag provided the firsthand..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: The End Is Near ... Not
The Hustle turns his gimlet eye on Prop. 2
"...I'll be voting no, as I feel SDS is smirking Libertarian policy with a faux-populist facade. (Check..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Libertarians Question Recent Stop Domain Subsidies Meeting
"...warn you that Libertarians have been grumbling about the SDS July 14 meeting. The meeting kicked off with Pure..."

July 28, 2008 Postmarks

Naked City
"...March 26. In its heyday during the late Sixties, SDS was a vibrant activist organization spanning the nation with..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature

The Making of an Endorsement
"...I agree wholeheartedly with Katherine. SDS is using a sledgehammer where a scalpel would be..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

The Making of an Endorsement
"...lost, that's one more undermining of the project's economics. SDS claimed at first that the amendment would have "no..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...for the November election. The meeting agenda contained language SDS supporters thought was city legal's recommendation – until City..."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Feature

Are We Masters of Our Domain?
Critics are concerned that rather than boosting local shops, a subsidy deal struck by City Council with developers of the Domain is dropping cash into an already successful project, filled with high-end stores
"...good," said Jack Kirfman, a policy consultant working with SDS. "It doesn't take much research to realize that the..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Everything Old Is New Again
A Texan's in the White House, we're in a quagmire war – and 'The Rag' returns to Austin
"...event, or a combination of the two. The Rag, SDS, and the anti-war movement were inextricably intertwined. The interconnectedness..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

The Roots of the Left
Sixties Austin took a deep whiff of revolution.
"...of the founding organizers of the local chapter of SDS. He had arrived from Colorado in 1963 as a..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Wade in the Water
Geto Boy rap icon keeps Austin in 'Checks & Balances'
"...search of a band to back his freestyles. With SDS drummer Stephane Beaudin, the guitar player could satisfy both..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

PACs to Flack
The city PACs work the background of the campaigns
"...Domain Subsidies campaign, ChangeAustin.org is the new PAC from SDS principals Brian Rodgers and Linda Curtis. While still kvetching..."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Unpropped
Prop. 2 is about much more than a vote against the Domain
"...Prop. 2 supporters, especially that of Brian Rodgers of SDS, who has sunk years of his time and much..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Saving the City Auditor From Political Pressure
This November, voters will consider a City Charter amendment to help the city auditor keep it real
"...to the office of the city auditor. Unlike the SDS amendment, which emerged through collecting citizen signatures, the auditor..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Libertarians Against The Domain
The local retailers of Stop Domain Subsidies get some support from the Libertarians.
"...tax-related incentive deal with the upscale Domain shopping center, SDS is now trying to get a charter amendment passed,..."

Oct. 11, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two
Meditations on memory, politics, and sexuality, brought on by the Beach Boys.
"...activist commune. Very politically committed, she had started in SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) but was at that..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Steal This Movie!
"...Hoffman's life: through his early, coat-and-tie-wearing days with the SDS, then to his later, Yippie incarnation when he more..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Public Notice: Past Imperfect, Future Tense
Rag reunion, SH 45: Activists' work is never done
"...grew out of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) anti-war movement, and brought us Gilbert Shelton's Fabulous Furry..."

Oct. 7, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Reefer Madness: The Thin Green Line
Author Jonah Raskin explores the contradictions of life in Marijuanaland
"...have quite a countercultural pedigree – running with the SDS and the Weathermen and the Yippies, and so on...."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Media Watch: The Rag in the Modern World
Olde Austin Ragsters revive in a digital age
"...primary link to the Students for a Democratic Society, SDS' offspring the Weather­men, naked hippies, Jerry Rubin, and a..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by Kevin Brass

City Hall Hustle: Who reads the 'Statesman'? Not its editors.
Statesman lets its bias show
"...had to do was glance at the Statesman's own SDS coverage to learn Leffingwell was one of the public..."

March 13, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Counseling: Best Laid Plans
Best Laid Plans
"...from December 2007 and another passed after the unsuccessful SDS charter election – the ordinance would amend Austin's Economic..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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