At SXSW, it’s not just the president’s executive orders that cause concerns. Companies are worried about their ability to recruit the world’s top talent if America sounds — and becomes — a less welcoming place.
President Donald Trump's proposed immigration ban has left many musicians with a lot of uncertainty. To that point, The World is part of a very cool project — a new showcase at the upcoming SXSW festival highlighting artists from some of the banned countries.
At a time when they’re feeling under threat, Texas Muslims flocked to the city of Austin this week to take part in the annual Texas Muslim Capitol Day. Huge numbers of supporters turned out too. But some of the conversations between Muslim voters and state lawmakers are difficult ones.