Monthly Archives: November 2010

David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

Latino students at the University of Virginia hold a silent march to support the DREAM Act. Photo courtesy Latino Student Alliance / University of Virginia.Students ‘sin papeles‘ defy deportation,urge Congress to support DREAM Act By David Bacon / The Rag … finish reading David Bacon : Students ‘Sin Papeles’ Work for DREAM Act

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Carl Davidson : Bearing Witness at the School of the Americas

Top: photo from Keep on Keepin’ On. Below: photo by Linda Panetta / SOA Watch.Bearing witness to torture and murderat Fort Benning’s School of the Americas By Carl Davidson / The Rag Blog / November 30, 2010 FORT BENNING, Georgia … finish reading Carl Davidson : Bearing Witness at the School of the Americas

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Ted McLaughlin : The WikiLeaks Brouhaha

Political cartoon by samir alramahi / toonpool.com.WikiLeaks brouhaha:A danger to our security,or serving the public’s right to know? By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 I doubt if there’s any established government on earth that can’t … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The WikiLeaks Brouhaha

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Jonah Raskin : Historian Eric Foner: A Contemporary View of America’s Past

Historian Eric Foner. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.A Rag Blog interview:Lincoln biographer Eric Fonertells history from the bottom upBy Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The award-winning American historian, Eric Foner, has often written about the Republican … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Historian Eric Foner: A Contemporary View of America’s Past

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Danny Schechter : Memories of U.S. Embassy in Tehran Still Hold Us Hostage

Outside wall of U.S. Embassy, Tehran. Photo from smoughadam / Flickr.Memories that still hold us hostage:A visit to the U.S. Embassy in Tehran By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The latest massive Wikileaks revelations released … finish reading Danny Schechter : Memories of U.S. Embassy in Tehran Still Hold Us Hostage

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Pollyanna : Bad News for the Devil

Cartoon by Matt Kleinman / The Rag Blog.Bad news for the Devil:Yoga is HinduBy Pollyanna / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The Hindu American Foundation has launched a campaign, “Take Back Yoga,” to educate Westerners about the religious … finish reading Pollyanna : Bad News for the Devil

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Thanksgiving, My Yarmulke, and Alice’s Restaurant

Rabbi Arthur Waskow (not in 1970!) wearing rainbow kippah.You can get anything you want:Thanksgiving and my yarmulke By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / November 28, 2010 Thursday, a little before noon, my phone rang. I knew at … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Thanksgiving, My Yarmulke, and Alice’s Restaurant

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Harvey Wasserman : Afghanistan and Orwell’s Perpetual War

Image from Opinione.Keeps the wheels of industry turning:Afghanistan is about perpetual war By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 28, 2010 The war in Afghanistan is about perpetual war, not Afghanistan. It’s about preventing democracy in the United … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Afghanistan and Orwell’s Perpetual War

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Thanksgiving, My Yarmulke, and Alice’s Restaurant

You can get anything you want:Thanksgiving and my yarmulke By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / November 28, 2010 Thursday, a little before noon, my phone rang. I knew at once who it was: my old friend Jeffrey … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Thanksgiving, My Yarmulke, and Alice’s Restaurant

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Bruce Melton : Climate Change and Global Economic Dysfunction

Smokestack blues. Image from Planet Green.Smokestack blues:Confronting dangerous climate change By Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog / November 28, 2010 Bruce Melton will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, 2-3 p.m. (CST), on KOOP … finish reading Bruce Melton : Climate Change and Global Economic Dysfunction

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Catherine Bralavsky and Joseph Rowe with be Thorne Dreyer’s guests this Friday, Nov. 26, 2-3 p.m. (CST) on Rag Radio. They will celebrate the musical and mystical traditions of the Mediterranean — from ancient Judaism and Paganism, to medieval Christianity … finish reading 

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Smokestack blues. Image from Planet Green.Smokestack blues:Confronting dangerous climate change By Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog / November 24, 2010 Turkey AND Ham everyone! Excess carbon for all! How do we curb emissions with the way our society has … finish reading 

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