Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ted McLaughlin : Wendy Davis, Energized Dems Deal Blow to Texas GOP and War on Women

Pro-choice demonstrators at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Sunday, June 23, 2013. More than 1,000 packed the place on Sunday and the numbers kept growing during the week. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog. A new day … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Wendy Davis, Energized Dems Deal Blow to Texas GOP and War on Women

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Tom Hayden : The Right-Wing War on Democracy

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act, 1965. Photo from AP. The right-wing war on democratic rights:Voting rights, immigration reform imperiled Lost in both the partisan spin and rhetorical legalisms is that the scale of political power is … finish reading Tom Hayden : The Right-Wing War on Democracy

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Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz’s Opposition to Liberty

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images. States’ rights trump the Constitution:Ted Cruz’s opposition to liberty Cruz’s homophobia is so pronounced that he has criticized other politicians for being too accepting of gays. By Lamar W. … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz’s Opposition to Liberty

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herencia in the studios of KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Friday, June 14, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Social psychologist Cristina Herencia,UN observer on Indigenous Issues Sponsored by the United Tribal … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

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Turk Pipkin : Remembering James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano from season six of The Sopranos. Sleep well, Jimmy:Remembering James Gandolfini Though I’d worked a long while in film and television, I never dreamed that a tall drink of water from Texas would end up … finish reading Turk Pipkin : Remembering James Gandolfini

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Michael James : Baseball in Moscow and ‘Turf Accountant’ in Belfast

Turf Accountant, a betting parlor in Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 7, 1990. Photo by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James‘ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul:Playing baseball in the USSR and drinking Guinness … finish reading Michael James : Baseball in Moscow and ‘Turf Accountant’ in Belfast

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James McEnteer : Escape to Ecuador

Edward Snowden and the flag of Ecuador. Image from Salon.com. Rehanging the crepe paper:Escape to Ecuador Edward Snowden is the latest insider who pulled back the curtain to reveal the wizardry of American Freedom as the diabolical machinations of a … finish reading James McEnteer : Escape to Ecuador

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