Monthly Archives: January 2017

Banafsheh Madaninejad :
METRO EVENT | Be a ‘peaceful protector’ at Muslim Capitol Day

Action: Peacefully Protecting Muslim Capitol Day Attendees When: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, 9 a.m.-Noon Where: South Steps of the Texas Capitol Address: 603 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin TX 78703 Phone: 512-472-5050 Cost: Free and open to the public By Banafsheh … finish reading Banafsheh Madaninejad :
METRO EVENT | Be a ‘peaceful protector’ at Muslim Capitol Day

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Lamar W. Hankins :
How is Trump illegitimate?

Let me count the ways… By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 25, 2017 Since Rep. John Lewis challenged President Trump’s legitimacy, the mainstream media has stumbled over itself to declare Lewis wrong, saying that it is … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
How is Trump illegitimate?

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Philip L. Russell :
2016: Another bad year for Mexico’s Peña Nieto

His presidency has been marked by corruption, social inequality, and broken promises. By Philip L. Russell | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2017 Philip Russell will join Thorne Dreyer on the syndicated Rag Radio program, Friday, January 20, 2017, … finish reading Philip L. Russell :
2016: Another bad year for Mexico’s Peña Nieto

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Glenn Scott :
METRO | On Saturday, January 21, women ‘to make a mighty sound’ in Austin

As many as 25,000 are expected for a Women’s march and rally at the Texas State Capitol. By Glenn Scott | The Rag Blog | January 17, 2017 AUSTIN — Leaders of the Women’s March on Austin (#MarchOnAustin) predict that, … finish reading Glenn Scott :
METRO | On Saturday, January 21, women ‘to make a mighty sound’ in Austin

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Harry Targ :
Foreign policy: The elephant in the room

An undercurrent in the 2016 election was growing opposition to an activist United States economic/political/military role in the world. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2017 An empire in decline United States global hegemony is coming … finish reading Harry Targ :
Foreign policy: The elephant in the room

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Allen Young :
My trip to the Rag Reunion

Tapping my ‘nest egg,’ I traveled from rural Massachusetts to trendy Austin… and into the past. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2017 Allen Young, our dear friend and colleague from the good old days, came … finish reading Allen Young :
My trip to the Rag Reunion

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Dr. Neal Evans & Dr. Cecilia Colomé; Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree & Richard Croxdale; Pedro Gatos; Ed Ward; Bob ‘Daddy-O’ Wade & Jason Mellard; Jonathan Tilove & Glenn Smith

We search for extraterrestrials, ‘Celebrate The Rag’ at BookPeople, remember Fidel Castro, visit with a monumental sculptor, and discuss the ‘Resistible Rise of Donald J. Trump.’ Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2017 The following … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Dr. Neal Evans & Dr. Cecilia Colomé; Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree & Richard Croxdale; Pedro Gatos; Ed Ward; Bob ‘Daddy-O’ Wade & Jason Mellard; Jonathan Tilove & Glenn Smith

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Mark McKim :
METRO | Protesta la toma de posesión de Trump
en Austin

Únete a la marcha y manifestación de la Resistencia Unida, viernes 20 de enero, desde Auditorium Shores hasta el Capitolio. Por Mark McKim | The Rag Blog | 9 de enero, 2017 Traducido del inglés por Cecilia Colomé Leer este … finish reading Mark McKim :
METRO | Protesta la toma de posesión de Trump
en Austin

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘A Place to Call Home’ is good, soapy Aussie drama series

Upper-class matriarch has prejudices that create conflict for her whole family in small-town ‘50s Oz. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘A Place to Call Home’ is good, soapy Aussie drama series

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Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

Tuition-free education, universal healthcare, and legalized pot are pieces of the puzzle. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — What happened? Clinton lost Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She almost lost Minnesota. Why? When … finish reading Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

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James McEnteer :
Why Ecuador is choosing to sabotage its
top universities

Above all, it is a move by Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa to consolidate his power. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 QUITO, Ecuador — On December 13, Ecuador’s National Assembly passed a law compromising the … finish reading James McEnteer :
Why Ecuador is choosing to sabotage its
top universities

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Mark McKim :
METRO | Protest the Trump inauguration
in Austin

Join the One Resistance Rally and Protest Friday, January 20, from Auditorium Shores to the Capitol. By Mark McKim | The Rag Blog | January 8, 2017 America faces a crisis. Donald Trump’s campaign promises threaten millions. We must rally, … finish reading Mark McKim :
METRO | Protest the Trump inauguration
in Austin

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