mayor

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Austin’s ‘Strong Mayor’ proposal misses the fundamental issues in our country’s electoral process

Democracy, Winston Churchill once said, “is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried.” Treatises have been...

‘Strong mayor’ proposition on May ballot would be an obstacle to social justice

Editor’s note: This is one in an ongoing series of essays and analyses Urbānitūs will publish reflecting the diversity of perspectives on the future of...

An opportunity in a new era of urban governance defined by global consciousness and deeper democracy

2020 may well prove the year when the Austin Paradox became paramount. Dually sparked by the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic and the concurrent...