Monthly Archives: November 2015

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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Miranda Mason :
METRO | Women’s hygiene heartache in local homeless shelters

Underfunded and undersupplied feminine hygiene products cause serious health risk. By Miranda Mason | The Rag Blog | November 21, 2015 AUSTIN — While life on the streets is far from easy, most people in need know where to go … finish reading Miranda Mason :
METRO | Women’s hygiene heartache in local homeless shelters

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO EVENT | Women, fair trade… and tamales

By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | November 20, 2015 Event: Women and Fair Trade Festival Date: Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 21-22, 2015 Time: Saturday, 10-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Where: Howsen Hall, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin Address: … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO EVENT | Women, fair trade… and tamales

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s unpatriotic view of Syrian refugees

The governor wants to bar the ‘golden door’ to freedom, rather than light the pathway for those who most need to find it. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | Nov. 19, 2015 I have always considered the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s unpatriotic view of Syrian refugees

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Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | Thousands expected for Global Climate March in Austin

By Kerstin Johansson | The Rag Blog | November 18, 2015 Event: Global Climate March What: Austin Rally and March Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Where: Texas State Capitol Address: 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701 Admission: … finish reading Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | Thousands expected for Global Climate March in Austin

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Jonah Raskin :
Vietnam postscript: Activists remember the cause that shook an empire

For baby boomers who watched the Vietnam War on the nightly news, the war has never really ended. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2015 BERKELEY — Remember the War in Vietnam? Indeed, how could anyone … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Vietnam postscript: Activists remember the cause that shook an empire

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Lilyhammer’ is a quirky gangster-out-of-water dramedy set in
small-town Norway

Springsteen sideman Steven Van Zandt produces and stars as a tough Mafioso hiding out with weird locals among the snowy fjords. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Lilyhammer’ is a quirky gangster-out-of-water dramedy set in
small-town Norway

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Walking the walk for immigrant families

Action: Three-Day Pilgrimage for Immigrant Families Event: Rally for Immigrant Rights Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015 Time: Noon Where: Across the street from the Governor’s Mansion Address: 1106 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Admission: Public welcome AUSTIN — A three-day … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Walking the walk for immigrant families

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