Monthly Archives: June 2016

Johnny Hazard :
Police attack striking teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico

Eight people were killed in Nochistlán and other parts of Oaxaca in protest-related incidents Sunday. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2016 MEXICO CITY — Armed federal police attacked striking teachers in Nochistlán, Oaxaca,  Sunday, June … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Police attack striking teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico

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Roger Baker :
METRO | Is TxDOT near the end of the road?

I compare TxDOT to a drunk who has run up a big bar tab and, knowing that he can’t pay, orders another round and prays for a miracle. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | June 16, 2016 “…income … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Is TxDOT near the end of the road?

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Harry Targ :
Planning a 21st Century ‘New World Order’

The Post calls for a return to the post-World War II global policy that benefited banks, multinational corporations, and the military-industrial complex. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | June 14, 2016 From a May 21, 2016 Washington Post … finish reading Harry Targ :
Planning a 21st Century ‘New World Order’

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Lamar W. Hankins :
How Christians misunderstand atheists

I have never met an atheist who did not accept the scientific method, which explains why the god hypothesis fails for these people. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 14, 2016 Journalist and author Christopher Hitchens … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
How Christians misunderstand atheists

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Kate Braun :
The Summer Solstice is marked by a Mead
or Honey Moon

This is a fertility festival for crops and animals as well as humans. By Kate Braun | The Rag Blog | June 13, 2016 “Summer is coming, summer is coming, I know it, I know it…” Monday, June 20, 2016, … finish reading Kate Braun :
The Summer Solstice is marked by a Mead
or Honey Moon

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Excellent Brit cop series ‘Above Suspicion’ is gripping, intelligent viewing

Craggy vet Ciarán Hinds and perky young Kelly Reilley lead a squad of detectives in queen of crime Lynda La Plante’s latest white-knuckle thriller. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | June 12, 2016 [In his Rag Blog column, … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Excellent Brit cop series ‘Above Suspicion’ is gripping, intelligent viewing

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James McEnteer :
Look ma, no wheels: Weak end at Bernie’s

Political bites and random nibbles. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | June 8, 2016 On September 11, 2001, George Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, et. al., were either negligent about or complicit in the terrorist attacks … finish reading James McEnteer :
Look ma, no wheels: Weak end at Bernie’s

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Johnny Hazard :
Protestas contra el nuevo aeropuerto de la Ciudad de México

El gobierno federal invade terrenos comunales. Vestigios arqueológicos en riesgo. Por Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | 8 de junio, 2016 Lea en inglés un artículo anterior de este autor: “Crisis de ozono en la zona metropolitana de la … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Protestas contra el nuevo aeropuerto de la Ciudad de México

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Sunshine Williams :
METRO | Muhammad Ali, the Astrodome,
and me

We had ringside seats on the second row, and were splattered all night with blood, sweat, and snot! By Sunshine Williams | The Rag Blog | June 7, 2016 HOUSTON — News of Muhammad Ali’s death brought back memories from … finish reading Sunshine Williams :
METRO | Muhammad Ali, the Astrodome,
and me

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Dave Zirin :
SPORT | ‘I Just Wanted to Be Free’: The radical reverberations of Muhammad Ali

He redefined what it meant to be tough and collectivized the very idea of courage. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2016 The reverberations. Not the rumbles, the reverberations. The death of Muhammad Ali will undoubtedly … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | ‘I Just Wanted to Be Free’: The radical reverberations of Muhammad Ali

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