Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
My heart attack and some lessons I learned

My recent experience with triple bypass open heart surgery taught me a lot about how to stay healthy. By Jeff Shero Nightbyrd | The Rag Blog | February 25, 2015 Jeff Nightbyrd will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, … finish reading Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
My heart attack and some lessons I learned

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Bob McChesney on our media crisis – and on ‘post-capitalist democracy’

In his important new book, the influential media critic is ‘Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 24, 2015 Our guest on Rag Radio is Robert W. McChesney, one of … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Bob McChesney on our media crisis – and on ‘post-capitalist democracy’

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Second chance to see landmark film about the American media monopoly

‘Shadows of Liberty’ asks why we have let a handful of powerful corporations write and manipulate the news. Event: Screening of ‘Shadows of Liberty’ What: Documentary film about failures of corporate journalism When: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6-7:45 p.m. Presented … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Second chance to see landmark film about the American media monopoly

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ screens in Austin

The film is a powerful testament to a movement that changed the course of history. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 23, 2015 Event: Screening of ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry‘ What: Feature documentary on the early … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ screens in Austin

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Step up on the Day of
the Fallen

Join the Workers Defense Project in support of the construction workers who build Texas. Event: ‘Day of the Fallen’ March and Rally What: Support the construction workers who build Texas When: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 3:45 p.m. Where: J.J. Pickle … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Step up on the Day of
the Fallen

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Feminism is alive and well in Austin

The Women’s Community Center of Central Texas builds on work that the women’s movement in Austin has done over the decades. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | January 19, 2015 AUSTIN — Feminism is alive and well in … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Feminism is alive and well in Austin

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Recent shows include lively, timely interviews and musical performance

Listen to podcasts of shows with Dale Watson & Rosie Flores; Jonah Raskin; Victor Pickard; Paul Krassner, David Hamilton & Steve Weissman; Gus Speth; Powell St. John & Spencer Perskin; Jesse Dayton; Philip Russell & Johnny Hazard; Erika Wurth & … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Recent shows include lively, timely interviews and musical performance

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Harry Targ :
Should we make more war? Where? How?

Obama’s foreign policy reflects the contradictory approaches of U.S. leadership since the country’s emergence as a superpower. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2015 Both unity and contradiction are reflected in the history of United States … finish reading Harry Targ :
Should we make more war? Where? How?

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Chellis Glendinning :
The third inauguration: Evo Morales and nine years of paradox in Bolivia

‘Evo is a loaf of bread fresh from the oven,’ he said. ‘We’ll find out how it tastes.’ By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2014 La Paz, 22 January 2006. Evo Morales Ayma was born Aymara … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
The third inauguration: Evo Morales and nine years of paradox in Bolivia

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Jonah Raskin :
NBC’s Brian Williams and the causalities of war

Brian Williams helped to further wound the already wounded U.S. news media. Healing those wounds will take a long time. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 10, 2015 Most of us exaggerate and embellish at some time … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
NBC’s Brian Williams and the causalities of war

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James McEnteer :
The Tardy Boys and the Secret of the
Haunted Castle

After a while the castle lifted off from the planet and we shot into the galaxy. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | February 9, 2015 The spring of 1967 was gorgeous in Connecticut. We’d been going crazy the … finish reading James McEnteer :
The Tardy Boys and the Secret of the
Haunted Castle

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Artful Detective’ is highly enjoyable Canadian historical mystery series

Set in Toronto, circa 1895-1901, and featuring a clever police inspector who often invents techniques to fight crime, this long-running skein is a real treat. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 8, 2015 [In his Rag Blog … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Artful Detective’ is highly enjoyable Canadian historical mystery series

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