Monthly Archives: July 2010

Sarito Carol Neiman : Hill Country Environment Threatened by ‘Green Energy’ Transmission

Lattice towers like this one will carry high-voltage electrical power lines from West Texas wind farms through the Texas Hill Country. Proposed high-voltage power lines Endanger unique Hill Country habitat By Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / July … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : Hill Country Environment Threatened by ‘Green Energy’ Transmission

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John Ross : Lopez Obrador’s Mexico City Love Fest

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador:Massive love fest kicks of presidential run By John Ross / The Rag Blog / July 29, 2010 MEXICO CITY — On a damp Sunday morning four years from the month in which the … finish reading John Ross : Lopez Obrador’s Mexico City Love Fest

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“Trevor Loudon and the Right-wing Propaganda Machine” By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / July 29, 2010 Until I came across the Source KeyWiki site I didn’t know I had my very own “Wiki” page. When I went … finish reading 

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Jordan Flaherty : A Movement Rises in Arizona

Protest agains Arizona’s new immigration law April 25, 2010, in Phoenix. Photo from Getty Images.Widespread struggle offers human rights vision:A movement rises in Arizona By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / July 29, 2010 PHOENIX — Three months ago, … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : A Movement Rises in Arizona

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It appears that Formula One racing is coming to the Austin area, but the project has been shrouded in secrecy and the process has taken place with little public input. Promoter Tavo Hellmund kept the whole thing out of public … finish reading 

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Paul Buhle : Pekar and Kupferberg were Oblique Jewish Intellectuals

Harvey Pekar (left) in 2003, and Tuli Kupferberg in 1968. Photos from Getty Images / Forward.Harvey Pekar and Tuli Kupferberg:They looked at the world from an oblique angle By Paul Buhle / The Rag Blog / July 28, 2010 See … finish reading Paul Buhle : Pekar and Kupferberg were Oblique Jewish Intellectuals

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Jim Turpin : The Endless War and American Society

Image from Thomas Paine’s Corner.Is endless war the American way?Why militarism permeates our society By Jim Turpin / The Rag Blog / July 28, 2010 Orwell would be proud. The United States is about to begin its tenth year in … finish reading Jim Turpin : The Endless War and American Society

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Rag Blog Bash : Editor Dreyer Hits the Big Six-Five

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Sherrod, Obama, and Preemptive Surrender

Waving the white flag.Shirley Sherrod, Barack Obama,And the policy of preemptive surrender By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / July 27, 2010 In one week of the Sherrod Saga, America recapitulated the whole history of racism since the … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Sherrod, Obama, and Preemptive Surrender

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“Trevor Loudon and the Right-wing Propaganda Machine” By Jay D. Jurie / The Rag Blog / Until I came across the KeyWiki blog (KeyWiki.org) I didn’t know I had my very own “Wiki” page. When I went to “my” page … finish reading 

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Bob Feldman : A People’s Folk Music History

Folksinger/activist Phil Ochs. Image from Child of the Sixties.A people’s folk musicHistory of the United States By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / July 27, 2010 If you’re a Rag Blog reader who’s into either urban protest folk music … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s Folk Music History

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Kate, our resident observer of the stars and the seasons, tells us that Lammas is a fire festival known as First Harvest, Harvest Home, and Lughnasadh. It is a time for thanksgiving, sacrifice, and celebration. And, as always, she advises … finish reading 

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