Mike Kanin

Mike Kanin is the publisher of the Texas Observer. He has many years of media experience, including a role as the founding publisher of the nonprofit local daily the Austin Monitor.

By Mike Kanin:

Austin City Council meeting, November 21, 2013.
Politics

What’s Left?

For nearly four decades, white liberals have dominated Austin politics. Now the city may finally embrace true progressivism.

For nearly four decades, white liberals have dominated Austin politics. Now the city may finally embrace true progressivism. Read More

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It’s All About the Water, Boys

Is Gov. Perry trying to take over the Lower Colorado River Authority?

For the better part of the past eight decades, the Lower Colorado River Authority has played a key role in the massive growth of Central Texas. The organization, known more commonly as the LCRA, is one of 14 public river … Read More

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