Monthly Archives: October 2013

RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Father-Daughter! Newsman Dan Rather & Environmental Activist Robin Rather

Dan Rather and Robin Rather on Rag Radio, Friday, September 27, 2013, in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Legendary newsman Dan Rather and environmental activist Robin Rather … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Father-Daughter! Newsman Dan Rather & Environmental Activist Robin Rather

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Michael James : Kidnapped to the Highlands, 1964

Fishing boat on Monterey Bay. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul: Kidnapped to the Highlands:  Gibson Beach and Monterey Bay, 1964 This morning on Monterey … finish reading Michael James : Kidnapped to the Highlands, 1964

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HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 1, 1945-1946

Egyptian students demonstrate on February 21, 2012, to mark anniversary of 1946 student and worker uprising. Photo by Mai Shaheen / Ahram Online. A people’s history: The movement to democratize Egypt Part 11: 1945-1946 Period/Section 1 — Worker and student … finish reading HISTORY / Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Egypt, Part 11, Section 1, 1945-1946

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Alan Waldman : ‘Dalziel and Pascoe’ is a Dramatic Yet Funny Yorkshire Cop Series

  Waldman’s film and TV treasures you may have missed: For 59 episodes, its humorously mismatched lead characters stopped a wide range of dastardly doings. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | October 8, 2013 [In his weekly column, … finish reading Alan Waldman : ‘Dalziel and Pascoe’ is a Dramatic Yet Funny Yorkshire Cop Series

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Tom Hayden : Becoming Two Countries in 2014

Becoming two countries. Image from Shutterstock / sojourners. The war for America: Becoming two countries in 2014 Joined by a right-wing Roberts Supreme Court and funded by the likes of the Koch brothers, the Right is consolidating its power on … finish reading Tom Hayden : Becoming Two Countries in 2014

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Oral Historian Margaret Randall on Che and the Cuban Revolution

Margaret Randall, Berkeley, California, March 23, 2011. Photo © Scott Braley. Interview with Margaret Randall: Feminist, poet, and oral historian of Che, Fidel, and the Cuban revolution “Che, even on his early motorcycle adventure through Latin America, was deeply affected … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Oral Historian Margaret Randall on Che and the Cuban Revolution

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Bruce Melton on Global Warming and Climate Change Denial

Environmental activist Bruce Melton at the studios of KOOP radio in Austin, Texas, September 20, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Environmental researcher and climate change activist Bruce Melton Austin environmentalist and Rag Blog … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Bruce Melton on Global Warming and Climate Change Denial

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Harvey Wasserman : The Demand for a Global Takeover at Fukushima

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s reactor building number 4 seen in aerial view on July 5, 2012. Photo by Kyodo / Reuters. The demand for a global takeover at Fukushima has hit critical mass Since the March 11, 2011, earthquake … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : The Demand for a Global Takeover at Fukushima

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Kate Braun : The First Dark Moon of Autumn

Moonless autumn night on Whidbey Island in Washington. Photo from rprtphoto. Moon Musings: Dark Moon (October 4, 5, or 6, 2013) By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | October 2, 2013 “North, South, East, West, help me to do … finish reading Kate Braun : The First Dark Moon of Autumn

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Michael James : Free Speech at Sproul Plaza, Berkeley, Fall of 1964

Gathering during Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley, December 1964. At left, with mustache, is Jack Weinberg; center, in tie, is Michael Lerner; second from right, in glasses, is Marvin Garson. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael … finish reading Michael James : Free Speech at Sproul Plaza, Berkeley, Fall of 1964

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