Monthly Archives: October 2011

Greg Moses : It’s all Trick, no Treat, as Cops Bust Occupy Austin Protesters

Austin police confront demonstrators at City Hall, Oct. 29, 2011. Photo by Ann Harkness /Flickr.All trick no treat:Austin police take downfood table in midnight raid By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / October 31, 2011 Police in Austin, Texas, … finish reading Greg Moses : It’s all Trick, no Treat, as Cops Bust Occupy Austin Protesters

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Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

CodePink at Viva la Vida. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog.Viva la Vida…and remember the dead By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / October 28, 2011 See gallery of photos by Susan Van Haitsma, Below. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

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David Van Os : ‘Non-Lethal Projectiles’ in Oakland

Police officers with “non-lethal ordnance” after an early morning raid on Occupy Oakland’s tent city, Oakland, CA, Oct.25, 2011. Photo by Stephen Lam / Reuters.Military zone in Oakland:Riot cops use ‘non-lethal projectiles’to attack occupiers’ encampment Scott Olsen, who served two … finish reading David Van Os : ‘Non-Lethal Projectiles’ in Oakland

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Beyond the Causal Veil By Bill Meacham / The Rag Blog / Quantum indeterminacy operates inside your brain. What does that say about the nature of human will and decision-making?(1) We’ve taken a look at the world of quantum physics … finish reading 

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William Rogers : Austin Labor Marches in Solidarity with Occupy Movement

Union workers march in solidarity with Occupy Austin, Oct. 23, 2011. Image from YNN.Injury to one is injury to all:Austin labor demonstrates solidarity with Occupy movementBy William Rogers / The Rag Blog / October 27, 2011 AUSTIN — Five hundred … finish reading William Rogers : Austin Labor Marches in Solidarity with Occupy Movement

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Police officers with “non-lethal ordnance” weapons after an early morning raid on Occupy Oakland’s tent city, Oakland, CA, Oct.25, 2011. Photo by Stephen Lam / Reuters.Last night in Oakland:Riot cops use ‘non-lethal projectiles’to attack occupiers’ encampment Scott Olsen, who served … finish reading 

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Rag Radio : Academic/Activist Bernardine Dohrn, Former Leader of Weather Underground

Academic/activist Bernardine Dohrn, former leader of WeatherUnderground, on Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here: Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio this Friday, October 28, 2011, 2-3 p.m. (Central) on KOOP 91-7-FM in Austin, will be singer/songwriter and … finish reading Rag Radio : Academic/Activist Bernardine Dohrn, Former Leader of Weather Underground

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By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / One of Austin’s most colorful events of the year is the Dia de los Muertos festival organized by the good folks at Austin’s Mexic-Arte Museum. For 28 years, the museum has … finish reading 

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Kate Braun : Let the Spirits Dance at Samhain

Photo by Toby Ord / Book Jacket Blog.Celebrating Samhain:Let the spirits danceBy Kate Braun / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2011 Under the Full Moonlight We Dance/Spirits dance we dance/Joining hands we dance/Joining souls rejoice. Monday, October 31, 2011, … finish reading Kate Braun : Let the Spirits Dance at Samhain

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Bob Feldman : The Confederate State of Texas, 1846-1860

Between 12,000 and 15,000 Texas lost their lives in the Civil War. Painting from the Texas Civil War Museum.The hidden history of Texas Part VI: The Confederate State of Texas, 1860-1865 By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / October … finish reading Bob Feldman : The Confederate State of Texas, 1846-1860

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Beyond the Causal Veilby Bill Meacham Quantum indeterminacy operates inside your brain. What does that say about the nature of human will and decision-making?(1) We’ve taken a look at the world of quantum physics before, but a little recap is … finish reading 

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Harry Tarq : Does U.S. Foreign Policy Respect Human Life?

Libyan men and children queue up to view the corpse of Muammar Qaddafi. Photo from Getty Images.U.S. foreign policy and the respect for human life By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2011 “The Oriental doesn’t put … finish reading Harry Tarq : Does U.S. Foreign Policy Respect Human Life?

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