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A small piece of a big law, the ransacking of the Capitol, and the uncertain future of Big Tech

Talk about timing. On Jan. 7, 2021, less than 24 hours following the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the Los Angeles Times published a defense...

A signpost called Trust at the crossroads of America’s diverging and evermore partisan pathways

Review: Trust – America’s Best Chance, by Pete Buttigieg, 2020, 215 pp., Liveright/Norton Endeavoring to read and produce a review of a book called Trust amid...

Election 2020: How disease, inequality and Democratic indifference played out in Austin

Synthesized below are brief clips from each participant in our discussion, which was originally recorded on Dec. 11, 2020. Also included are some of...

How Texas progressives’ blue dreams for their red state again became a hunt for the white whale of U.S. politics

Once again, in the aftermath of the 2020 election, dreams of a Blue Texas remain just that – dreams. And thus, a Blue Texas...

Imagine an election this November where Austin breaks voter turnout records

It’s Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. In Austin, Texas, polling lines are almost non-existent, even with 95% of the polling locations having been closed. Poll...