SXSW

Pinkerton: AOC vs. RWR

If Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or anyone, attacks Ronald Wilson Reagan, it is fitting and proper for loyal Reaganites, including this one, to rise to the Gipper’s defense. 

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2020 Democrats Flock to Star Studded South By Southwest Festival

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A big chunk of the 2020 Democratic field began making Texas an unlikely early-state stop Saturday and pushed back on big tech in front of young, social-media savvy crowds in a city where companies including Google and Apple have big footprints.

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 09: Beto O'Rourke attends the 'Running with Beto' Premiere 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Paramount Theatre on March 09, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW)

Ocasio-Cortez: People Should Be ‘Excited About Automation’

Appearing at the SXSW conference Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said people should be excited by the prospect of robots taking their jobs because it will afford them more time to pursue their creative passions.

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-New York) waves to the crowd as she steps onto the stage at the Women’s Unity Rally organized by Women’s March NYC in Lower Manhattan, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Band Calls Out Austin’s SXSW Festival over Immigration Rules

A New York band member called out Austin’s world-famous South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival over its contract that demands foreign musicians follow U.S. immigration law. The festival is scheduled to run from March 10-19 in Austin.

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SXSW Goes for Powerpuff Girls over Obamas

Despite Barack and Michelle Obama trying to politicize Austin’s South by Southwest music and entrepreneurship festival, the most catalytic presentation was the triumphant return of the Powerpuff Girls.

Powerpuff SXSW (Vivien Killea / Getty)