Yearly Archives: 2015

Kate Braun :
Here’s how to have a cool Yule!

At Winter Solstice we will be looking forward to much new energy pouring into us. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | December 20, 2015 Leer este artículo en español Monday, December 21, 2015 is Yule, which you may … finish reading Kate Braun :
Here’s how to have a cool Yule!

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Roy Casagranda :
Hey, ISIL! Here’s some unsolicited advice

By Roy Casagranda | The Rag Blog | December 16, 2015 Leer este artículo en español My advice to all the pro-ISIL forces in the United States: Keep bombing Iraq and Syria. This is how ISIL came into being in … finish reading Roy Casagranda :
Hey, ISIL! Here’s some unsolicited advice

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Harry Targ :
We must respond to 21st century violence with radical structural change based on community

In addressing the reality of killing in this century, history and context become profoundly important. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | December 15, 2015 “When we humans see instances of violence, we are often quick to respond, sometimes … finish reading Harry Targ :
We must respond to 21st century violence with radical structural change based on community

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog/Rag Radio HO-HO-HAPPY HOUR!

Rag holiday gathering Friday, Dec. 18, at Maria’s Taco Xpress, with featured guest Jonah Raskin. AUSTIN — The Rag Blog and Rag Radio are inviting their community, friends, and followers to celebrate the holiday season at a “Ho-Ho-Happy Hour” — … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog/Rag Radio HO-HO-HAPPY HOUR!

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Ed Felien :
Santa Claus is an Islamic communist plot

Dutch sailors saw men in beards and long coats giving gifts and candy to children and food and shelter to the poor. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | December 10, 2015 The person we know as Saint Nicolas … finish reading Ed Felien :
Santa Claus is an Islamic communist plot

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘The High Life’ is a zany Scottish airline comedy featuring a young Alan Cumming

Cumming co-wrote and co-starred in this clever sitcom full of bitchy quips, elements of surrealism, and some theatrical song-and-dance numbers. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | December 9, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘The High Life’ is a zany Scottish airline comedy featuring a young Alan Cumming

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Ken Wachsberger :
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ’60s underground press. Part II: The Fifth Estate

The paper, which quickly became Detroit’s cutting-edge news source, is the longest-running underground newspaper from the Vietnam era. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | December 8, 2015 [This is the second of a three-part series written for The … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ’60s underground press. Part II: The Fifth Estate

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Qiling Wang :
METRO | Nicols the psychic found his future

Austin’s Nicols says he grew up with the ability to find information hidden from the normal senses. By Qiling Wang | The Rag Blog | November 25, 2015 AUSTIN — Three tungsten lamps light a back room in the Austin … finish reading Qiling Wang :
METRO | Nicols the psychic found his future

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David P. Hamilton :
What is to be done in the Middle East (as soon
as pigs fly)

Creating an actual anti-Islamic State alliance would require thinking entirely outside the currently existing conceptual boxes. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | November 25, 2015 “In the name of realism, men are quite mad, and precisely what … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
What is to be done in the Middle East (as soon
as pigs fly)

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Ann Lucas :
UT-Austin confab addresses Eurozone austerity

Participants warned of dire economic, social, and political consequences from austerity policies. By Ann Lucas | The Rag Blog | November 24, 2015 The LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin hosted a two-day conference, … finish reading Ann Lucas :
UT-Austin confab addresses Eurozone austerity

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | María Martin, Michael Hoinski & Ben Sargent, Carl Davidson, James K. Galbraith

We visit with a pioneer of public radio; discuss the fine printing of O. Henry’s lost manuscript; get some help understanding all the political madness; and visit with one of the world’s leading economists. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | María Martin, Michael Hoinski & Ben Sargent, Carl Davidson, James K. Galbraith

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Kate Braun :
Welcome in the new during third quarter moon

The closer we come to the end to 2015, the more rapidly change will happen. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | November 23, 2015 Third quarter moons are times to release the old in order to welcome the … finish reading Kate Braun :
Welcome in the new during third quarter moon

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