You must RSVP here for the Zoom link! https://actionnetwork.org/events/bigger-than-bernie-book-talk-with-meagan-day-and-micah-uetricht Meagan Day and Micah Uetricht's book, Bigger than Bernie, is a plan for winning socialism regardless of who's in the White House. The book is a great introduction to: - the past few years of DSA wins and the...

Let's face it. Not a lot of people vote in July primary runoff elections. And it's understandable why. Keeping track of so many different races and understanding what a runoff election even is can be  extremely overwhelming. But it doesn't mean that these elections aren't important....

SummaryAustin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn how to vote safely with our visual guide. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. Feeling nervous about voting in the midst of a pandemic? Here's our list of tips & info for how to do it...

Summary Austin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn about the state senate race with our easy-to-read guide. Action Box Vote. Vote. Vote. Care about health care? Affordability and property taxes? Education? These are all things that a state senator influences here in Texas...

SummaryThe Democratic primary runoff for the next Travis County District Attorney is on July 14th. Have no idea who's even running? Check out our easy-to-read guide below. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. One of the biggest races in this election is for our next district attorney....

SummaryAustin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn about the County Attorney's race with our easy-to-read guide. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. In 2019, 25 percent of the inmates booked in our county jail were Black. That's despite the fact that Austin's...

Newly interested in getting more involved in what's happening at City Hall? Then you've got to get yourself a copy of “A Beginner’s Guide To Local Government." It’s fun, it explains all the basics of Austin’s local government system, and it comes with stickers. What...

SummaryAustin is having a primary runoff and special election on July 14th. Learn about all the positions that are on the ballot (and what the heck they even mean) with our easy-to-read guide. Action BoxVote. Vote. Vote. Raise your hand if you've ever walked into a...

Have you been wishing you knew more about what it will be like to vote this year? The League of Women Voters Austin Area and the National Council of Jewish Women of Austin are sponsoring a program about new voting processes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our...

Every Monday, The Austin Common staff shares what we’re reading, watching, and listening to. This week, we’re focusing our recommendations on police reform & the upcoming election. For more, follow us on Instagram – @the_austin_common. Read: Black Lives Matter's Years of Pressure Paved Way For Sudden...