Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bob Simmons :
Elevators Reunion: (I Done Got) Levitation
at Psych Fest 2015

Like Icarus, the 13th Floor Elevators, a band that should have a special alcove in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, flew too close to the sun. Text and photos by Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Bob Simmons :
Elevators Reunion: (I Done Got) Levitation
at Psych Fest 2015

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Burt Neuborne, Rev. Jim Rigby, Jesse Sublett, Barbara Hines, and Professor Dumpster

On these podcasts we discuss the first amendment, religion in a secular society, organized crime in ’60s Austin, immigrant rights and family detention, and sustainability through performance art! Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May 22, 2014 … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Burt Neuborne, Rev. Jim Rigby, Jesse Sublett, Barbara Hines, and Professor Dumpster

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Move to Amend vs. the Supreme Court

We must put corporations in their place and acknowledge that money is a commodity, not speech. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2015 For five years, ever since the illogical and corporatist Supreme Court decision … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Move to Amend vs. the Supreme Court

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Beverly Baker Moore :
METRO EVENT | Wake Up*Dead Men

Bruce Jackson will be joined by the ‘San Antonio Four’ at La Peña’s opening of his Texas prison photography retrospective. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | May 18, 2015 Event: ‘Wake*Up, Dead Men: A Retrospective of Bruce … finish reading Beverly Baker Moore :
METRO EVENT | Wake Up*Dead Men

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Hundreds gather in Dilley, Texas, in fight to #EndFamilyDetention

ICE’s ‘South Texas Family Residential Center,’ run by CCA, is the largest such facility in the country. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | May 13, 2015 DILLEY, Texas — I’ve been hearing about Dilley, Texas, for years. … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Hundreds gather in Dilley, Texas, in fight to #EndFamilyDetention

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT |Author Smadar Lavie speaks on the Israeli elections and the Mizrahi predicament

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | May 12, 2015 What: Smadar Lavie discusses her book, ‘Wrapped in the Flag of Israel’ Date: Sunday, May 24, 2015 Time: 4-6 p.m. Where: Resistencia Bookstore Address: 4926 E. Cesar Chavez, … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT |Author Smadar Lavie speaks on the Israeli elections and the Mizrahi predicament

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Michael James :
The beach house, south to Mexico, and a
rainbow victory, 1983

From this tiny spot on the edge of the earth I ventured out into the world, seeking adventures and trying to make Mother Earth a better place. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | May 12, 2015 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
The beach house, south to Mexico, and a
rainbow victory, 1983

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Tom Hayden :
There may be an alternative to Obama’s pro-corporate trade deal

It seems unlikely, but should Obama decide to extricate himself from an inconvenient initiative, here’s a way out. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | May 10, 2014 President Obama’s recent progressive initiatives — pursuing diplomacy with Iran, opening … finish reading Tom Hayden :
There may be an alternative to Obama’s pro-corporate trade deal

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