Category Archives: Media

My SXSW Preview (on Firedoglake)

I’ll be covering SXSW Interactive for Firedoglake over the next 5 days. My coverage will focus on the intersection of technology and politics. Here’s my preview with selected highlights from the conference: SXSW Interactive is world-renowned as a place where startup companies strike the deals that make them successful, where cutting edge mobile apps are launched, […]

Feministe Vigilante Gangs Vs. Anti-Choice Bigots (Firedoglake)

Late in January I covered the Texas Rally for Life, the record breaking anti-abortion protest at the State Capitol, and the tiny counterprotest against it: Austin’s Feminist Vigilante Gang. From the article on Firedoglake: Make no mistake, this was a family affair — parents and children stood alongside entire Boy Scout troops, priests and nuns […]

Chatting with Amy Goodman on Firedoglake

Today I host Amy Goodman, host and producer of Democracy Now! in a Firedoglake Book Salon discussion of The Silenced Majority, a collection of her columns from the last four years which she cowrote with Denis Moynihan: Like so many of you, Democracy Now! is one of my key sources of news. As I said yesterday, Amy Goodman really should need […]

Overpass Light Brigade Update / Occupy Austin is Best of Austin

The Austin Overpass Light Brigade won a victory against Austin Police repression of its right to hold lighted signs over a highway last week, but they can expect to see the police again at their displays. I wrote about the uncertain legal status of the Overpass Light Brigade on Firedoglake today: Though we argued with the officer’s […]