Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog Happy Hour and you’re invited! With special guests Jim Hightower & Ellen Sweets

Rock out with us at Maria’s on Saturday, May 9, with our favorite populist pundit, Jim Hightower, and Ellen Sweets, author of ‘Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins.’ Event: Rag Blog/Rag Radio Happy Hour Special Guests: Jim Hightower and Ellen … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog Happy Hour and you’re invited! With special guests Jim Hightower & Ellen Sweets

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Ambush at UT-Austin

A firestorm of criticism has followed the selection of George Prescott Bush to receive the Latino Leadership Award. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2015 AUSTIN — When Texas Land Commissioner George Prescott Bush became the … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Ambush at UT-Austin

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2015 Event:  Screening of ‘Black Out’ What: Documentary on gentrification in Austin Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Time: 7 p.m. Where: UT-Austin Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium 1.402 Address: … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Black Out’: A documentary on gentrification in Austin

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Kate Braun :
Celebrate the fire festival Beltane, aka May Day

Beltane has to do with heat, romance, passion, survival, spontaneity, food, fertility, and joining. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | April 29, 2015 We celebrate the season of Beltane, also called Roodmas, May Day, and Walpurgisnacht, on April … finish reading Kate Braun :
Celebrate the fire festival Beltane, aka May Day

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Scott & Bailey’ is a gripping Manchester cop series headed by three smart, strong women

Lesley Sharp, Suranne Jones, and Amelia Bullmore are deft as police inspectors great at their jobs but shaky in their personal lives. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Scott & Bailey’ is a gripping Manchester cop series headed by three smart, strong women

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences

‘Mercy Killers’ is merciless is in its very personal indictment of the American health care system. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 26, 2015 Event: Mercy Killers Date: Tue-Wed, May 12-13, 2015 Time: 8 p.m. Where: The … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | An exclusive interview with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

‘This country is moving very fast toward an oligarchic form of society where a small number of people have incredible wealth and incredible economic power.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 21, 2015 UPDATE: On Thursday, … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | An exclusive interview with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

When Sra. X came out with her littlest guy (who had just turned three in December), his eyes widened and he ran straight into my arms. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2015 This piece … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

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Jean Trounstine :
Taking my students to prison

A man smiled widely and pressed his face against the slit.’That’s my brother,’ Sofia said, her eyes filling with tears. By Jean Trounstine | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2015 Every semester my students from Voices Behind Bars, a … finish reading Jean Trounstine :
Taking my students to prison

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