Monthly Archives: September 2014

Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

The estimate of three years of easily affordable driving depends primarily on how long the current fracking boom, which is holding down the global oil price, can be sustained. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

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METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Mike Davis on ‘Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’

Noted author and urban theorist Mike Davis will present ‘A California perspective on Texas-as-the-future’ on Thursday, October 30, in Austin. Event: The Rag Blog presents scholar/author Mike Davis Subject: “A California perspective on Texas-as-the-future” When: Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, 7-9 p.m. … finish reading METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Mike Davis on ‘Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Facing evil in
East Texas

We look at how the Church of Wells cult recruits members into its fold, and the almost total emotional control the three ‘elders’ have over the group. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | September 29, 2014 WELLS, … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Facing evil in
East Texas

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METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Lamar Hankins discusses a major scandal at the Church of Wells cult in East Texas

Lamar talks about the revelations in his chilling investigative report for The Rag Blog, entitled ‘Child murder in Texas.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2014 Lamar W. Hankins, a columnist for The Rag Blog … finish reading METRO PODCAST | Thorne Dreyer : Lamar Hankins discusses a major scandal at the Church of Wells cult in East Texas

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Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio commits to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030, calling it ‘a moral imperative.’ By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2014 NEW YORK — With hundreds of thousands … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

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Shepherd Bliss :
‘Village Building Convergence’ rocks
small-town Sebastopol

The two-day event was designed to ‘improve our experience of community… by transforming public spaces and making them into special places.’ By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | September 23, 2014 SEBASTOPOL, California — Participants in the ambitious 10-day … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
‘Village Building Convergence’ rocks
small-town Sebastopol

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Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

Huge environmental action in New York teaches us that the answer to change lies with the grass roots. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 NEW YORK — The massive People’s Climate March, the most hopeful, … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

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METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore : Support your local musicians’ health

Have fun, celebrate live music, and support a great cause during HAMM Benefit Day throughout Austin, Tuesday, September 23. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 Event: HAAM Benefit Day Sponsor: Whole Foods Market Benefiting: … finish reading METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore : Support your local musicians’ health

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Kate Braun :
Welcome the return of Autumn by celebrating the Fall Equinox

By paying attention to balance in our lives, we promote harmony, which tends to make life more comfortable. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 “Autumn has returned… Trees are falling asleep…As though time has stopped … finish reading Kate Braun :
Welcome the return of Autumn by celebrating the Fall Equinox

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Texas public interest crusader Craig McDonald, whose complaint triggered the Rick Perry indictment

On Rag Radio, Craig McDonald says the Perry case is about ‘coercion and abuse of power,’ and that only the Texas media has gotten the story right. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 Texas … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Texas public interest crusader Craig McDonald, whose complaint triggered the Rick Perry indictment

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Funeral Service commissioners thumb noses at Texas families

As far as I can tell the four public representatives were chosen not for their interest in supporting consumer protection, but because of their political connections to Governor Rick Perry. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | September … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Funeral Service commissioners thumb noses at Texas families

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Tom Hayden :
From Vietnam to Iraq, lessons never learned

We cannot trust the ‘best and brightest’ to have the answers any more than students trusted their pedigreed elders 50 years ago. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 17, 2014 [The following remarks, provided to The Rag … finish reading Tom Hayden :
From Vietnam to Iraq, lessons never learned

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