Category Archives: Events

Lessig on Moyers

[vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″][/vimeo] As Lessig says, For someone who grew up when I did, nothing could be cooler than being interviewed by Bill Moyers. The interview’s ostensible topic is the tension between security and privacy, but Lessig manages to make … Continue reading

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Campus Remix Challenge

Rootstrikers has announced a competition to remix Lawrence Lessig’s TED talk “We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim.” The campus connection is explained by the Campus Remix Challenge web page: … in the Fall of 2012 Rootstrikers launched a … Continue reading

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Priority Issues Before the Texas Legislature’s 83rd Session

The December 1, 2012 Coffee Party Austin meeting consisted of a conversation with Texas Representative Donna Howard about the likely priority issues before the 83rd legislative session. These notes have not been vetted by Rep. Howard, who is therefore not … Continue reading

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Forum Draws Nine Texas Senate and House Candidates

Coffee Party Austin and the League of Women Voters Austin Area co-hosted a Texas candidate forum on Saturday, October 13.  All candidates for Texas Senate Districts 21 and 24 and for Texas House Districts 47, 48 and 51 were invited … Continue reading

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Minutes of board meetings posted

Minutes of the board meetings of March 3, March 17, April 14, and May 5 have now been posted.

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Coffee Party Austin On the Move

The Libertarian and Democratic parties have accepted our request to present information at their State Conventions this June. These are opportunities to make ourselves and our issues known to politically active audiences. But we need your help! At the Texas … Continue reading

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At the Conventions with Coffee Party Austin

On April 21st Coffee Party Austin invested in our mission to reach out to a broader audience by renting and staffing information tables at the Travis County Democratic and Republican Conventions. Special thanks to Gaye Kopas, Joanne Richards, Stewart Snider, … Continue reading

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Taking Back Our Republic

TAKING BACK OUR REPUBLIC Pizza and PRICELE$$ View PRICELE$$, a new 25-minute documentary on the effect of money in politics. For a 4-minute trailer of the film, click here. Local activists to give more information on the subject, and Discussion … Continue reading

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Minutes Posted

Minutes of the February 4 Board Meeting have now been posted. Links to these and all Board meeting minutes are kept here. That page is permanently accessible from the menu bar via Resources > Local Documents > Minutes of Board … Continue reading

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Bill Moyers Discussion Group Meets Feb. 16th at Jorge’s

The first meetup for the Bill Moyers Discussion Group is Thursday, Feb 16th at Jorge’s restaurant (2203 Hancock Drive, Austin, TX). Come at 6:15 p.m. for drinks and dinner. At 7:00 we’ll watch and then discuss the Bill Moyers interview … Continue reading

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