Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kate Braun :
Candlemas celebrates Lord Sun’s renewal

Candlemas falls on the day before the Full Moon, which could add the energy of “making things happen” to your event. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | January 31, 2015 “Spring Fever, spring is here at last/Spring Fever, … finish reading Kate Braun :
Candlemas celebrates Lord Sun’s renewal

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog Happy Hour! With special guest, author/activist Jonah Raskin

Rock out with us at Maria’s, Friday, Feb. 6 — and also catch Jonah earlier that day when he joins host Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio. AUSTIN — Please join the Rag Blog/Rag Radio community at an informal Happy Hour … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog Happy Hour! With special guest, author/activist Jonah Raskin

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William Rogers :
METRO | ‘Fight for $15’ comes to UT-Austin

One reason workers aren’t making a living wage at UT is that there has not been an across-the-board cost of living pay increase in more than 10 years. By William Rogers | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2015 On … finish reading William Rogers :
METRO | ‘Fight for $15’ comes to UT-Austin

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Acclaimed documentary ‘Shadows of Liberty’ to screen at UT-Austin

‘Shadows of Liberty’ reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. AUSTIN — The University of Texas at Austin Journalism School and the Texas State Employees Union are presenting a free screening of the internationally … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Acclaimed documentary ‘Shadows of Liberty’ to screen at UT-Austin

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James McEnteer :
Dog days in Quito

Terrified by the noise of the fireworks, Suki had panicked and bolted over the fence and down the street. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | January 21, 2015 QUITO, Ecuador — Our dog ran away on New Year’s … finish reading James McEnteer :
Dog days in Quito

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Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Author and teacher Peter Richardson dissects California themes, memes

In his last two books, Richardson offers potent narratives about California in the era of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, Bob Scheer and Warren Hinckle. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | January 20, 2015 ∗ Jonah Raskin is … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Author and teacher Peter Richardson dissects California themes, memes

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Johnny Hazard :
The turbulence in Mexico continues

Omama blames drug dealers for what happened to the students at Ayotzinapa, but Mexican protesters still say, ‘Fue el estado: it was the government.’ By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | January 20, 2015 Parents confront the army before … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
The turbulence in Mexico continues

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Robert Jensen :
MEDIA | Journalist launches online archive to document diversity of rural India

P. Saimath’s People’s Archive of Rural India aims to make the ‘invisible India’ both visible and audible, not only to urban Indians but to the whole world. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | January 19, 2015 P. Sainath … finish reading Robert Jensen :
MEDIA | Journalist launches online archive to document diversity of rural India

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Steve Weissman :
We are all Charlie, even as political hacks steal Charlie’s soul

Within days, the French political elite and their international allies were using the tragedy to sell new policing measures. By Steve Weissman | Reader Supported News | January 19, 2015 ∗ French-based journalist Steve Weissman joined legendary satirist Paul Krassner and … finish reading Steve Weissman :
We are all Charlie, even as political hacks steal Charlie’s soul

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Is murder a ‘sacred practice’ in ALL religions?

Why are there streaks of both blood and love in the histories of religious communities? By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2015 The murderous attacks in France last week have called forth a mixture of … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Is murder a ‘sacred practice’ in ALL religions?

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Dan and Christy Foster :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay

John Clay, whose unique musical vision reflected a vicious honesty tempered only by his darkly innocent sense of humor, is dead at 74. By Dan and Christy Foster | The Rag Blog | January 14, 2015 AUSTIN — Austin lost its most … finish reading Dan and Christy Foster :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Assault weapons regulation and the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ killings

I have yet to hear or read a persuasive rationale for anyone in civilian life needing an assault weapon. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 14, 2015 The recent mass killings at the offices of the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Assault weapons regulation and the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ killings

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