Monthly Archives: January 2016

Roger Baker :
OK, deflation has arrived. Now what?

The global situation is in its deflationary, cascading-default phase, where entire countries can go broke from bad petrodollar-denominated debt. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2016 “Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up” — … finish reading Roger Baker :
OK, deflation has arrived. Now what?

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Harry Targ :
Break up the banks and the military/industrial complex!

What Hillary Clinton calls ‘American leadership’ is more about militarism than statesmanship. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2016 Hillary Clinton recently declared that she was the only candidate who had the knowledge and experience to … finish reading Harry Targ :
Break up the banks and the military/industrial complex!

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Documentary photographer Ken Light; Author & sociologist Aldon D. Morris

Light discusses the turbulent ’60s and Texas’ Death Row;  Morris tells us how W.E.B. Du Bois founded modern sociology but was marginalized due to race. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2016 The following podcasts … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Documentary photographer Ken Light; Author & sociologist Aldon D. Morris

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Kate Braun :
Candlemas honors Lord Sun & Brigit, the festival’s patron saint

The Wheel of Life clicks one more spoke in its ever-shifting circle. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2016 Tuesday, February 2, 2016, is Candlemas, also known as Imbolc, Feast of Lights, and Groundhog Day. This … finish reading Kate Braun :
Candlemas honors Lord Sun & Brigit, the festival’s patron saint

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Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

I cherish my time at The Texan but don’t ask me to choose it over my time at The Rag. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2016 AUSTIN — The Rag started in 1966 in reaction … finish reading Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

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Mariann G. Wizard :
METRO | To serve the people: El Franco Lee, 1950-2016

Harris County Commissioner Lee was arguably the most powerful Black person in Texas politics. By Mariann G. Wizard | Special to The Rag Blog and NOKOA News | January 25, 2016 HOUSTON — Introducing a 2004 Houston Chronicle interview with … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
METRO | To serve the people: El Franco Lee, 1950-2016

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 20 best films I saw in 2015

Alan’s eclectic picks range from Academy Award nominees ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Trumbo’ to biopics about Nina Simone and comic Barry Crimmins. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | January 21, 2016 For the first time in many years, more than … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 20 best films I saw in 2015

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Philip L. Russell :
El Peña Nieto de México a mediados de
su término

La baja aprobación del presidente refleja no solo su desempeño pero también la inhabilidad de su gobierno para atender los problemas básicos del país. Por Philip L. Russell | The Rag Blog | 4 de enero, 2016 Traducido del inglés … finish reading Philip L. Russell :
El Peña Nieto de México a mediados de
su término

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Carl Davidson :
My two cents on the Democratic debate

This time around, I think Sanders defined the agenda and dominated the discussion. By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | January 19, 2016 The three Democratic contenders — Senator Bernie Sanders, Secretary Hillary Clinton and Governor Martin O’Malley — … finish reading Carl Davidson :
My two cents on the Democratic debate

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Ken Wachsberger :
Ken Light’s photographic journey through
the chaos and the calm

In ‘What’s Going On? 1969-1974,’ Light captures the marches, the rallies, the protests, the guerrilla theatre performances, and the police riots. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2016 Ken Light disscussed his experiences as a social … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Ken Light’s photographic journey through
the chaos and the calm

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Bert Garskof :
Listen to Bernie, then take to the streets

Sanders can’t bring about his exciting progressive program without what he calls a revolution. By Bert Garskof | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2016 It seems obvious to me that the programs espoused by Bernie Sanders, if implemented, would … finish reading Bert Garskof :
Listen to Bernie, then take to the streets

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Steve Russell :
‘Y’all Qaeda’ militia musters at Oregon bird sanctuary on land claimed by the Paiutes

Unwelcome armed militants are occupying an empty building on federal land considered sacred by a Native American tribe. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 13, 2016 When I was an active trial court judge in Texas, I … finish reading Steve Russell :
‘Y’all Qaeda’ militia musters at Oregon bird sanctuary on land claimed by the Paiutes

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