Monthly Archives: July 2006

Influencing the Right, Part II

This was a great read. The RAG was clearly an early predecessor of the “Journalism as Assertion” tendency later developed by Cable News, free papers like the Chronicle and the Web Blogs. My experience with the Queer Cultural Center’s non-commercial … finish reading Influencing the Right, Part II

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Influencing the Right, Part I

This is another remarkable exchange that took place between some of the membership last late Autumn. Richard Jehn Mike Eisenstadt writes: — Hardworking and neighborly folks, knowing more or less what the neighbors know, stretch as far as possible what … finish reading Influencing the Right, Part I

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Socialized Insurance – P. Spencer

The “debate” concerning Social Security came and went rather quickly in 2005 – mainly because a large majority of working people know a reasonably well-run program when they see one. As in all such programs, adjustments have to be made … finish reading Socialized Insurance – P. Spencer

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Peace Action – A. Embree

I want to alert you all to the Austin Peace Action Thursday, July 27th. See below. Also, Code Pink Austin is participating in a rolling fast through September 21 (Bring the Troops Home Fast) with fasters who have volunteered for … finish reading Peace Action – A. Embree

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Conyers vs. Bush

I wanted to update you on the lawsuit I have filed against George W. Bush and members of his administration, referred to in legal parlance as Conyers v. Bush. You are likely familiar with a number of steps I have … finish reading Conyers vs. Bush

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International Folk Art Market – D. Hamilton

Having been associated with a viewpoint called internationalism, allow me to describe a recent event in which Sally and I participated, the International Folk Art Market, sponsored by the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. It just completed … finish reading International Folk Art Market – D. Hamilton

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Fragile Families – C. Loving

We are still working on the project for Fragile Families in Texas. I have been talking it up with folks here and there is interest. The International Center might be the place to do this? One thing that keeps coming … finish reading Fragile Families – C. Loving

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War and Hope, Part IV

This is the last of this series. This is where the ‘hope’ part of the message becomes most apparent. Richard Jehn I am finding these extended, thoughtful posts really interesting. The save-the-world topic is a set of arguments that improves … finish reading War and Hope, Part IV

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War and Hope, Part III

This is the next-to-last part of the conversation. I will wind it up tomorrow sometime. My heartfelt gratitude and admiration to the participants in this chat who allowed it to be posted here. Richard Jehn — As far as I … finish reading War and Hope, Part III

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War and Hope, Part II

This is the continuation of the conversation from September and October 2005. There will be at least one more part to it. Again, I express my appreciation to those whose words are posted here. Richard Jehn I know very little … finish reading War and Hope, Part II

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War and Hope, Part I

This is a conversation that took place between members in September and October 2005. It was the same time that Alice wrote her note about blogging all this stuff, because the quality of the writing was so good. Thanks to … finish reading War and Hope, Part I

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Another Letter from Beirut – courtesy C. Loving

Here follows a letter from a reader who has a friend at the American University in Beirut, so far — untouched. Notice, Americans have been told they will have to pay for these helicopter rides to Cyprus. Charlie Loving Update … finish reading Another Letter from Beirut – courtesy C. Loving

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