Monthly Archives: May 2017

Harry Targ :
The political time of day: Neoliberalism, resistance, and a left yearning to grow

Progressives today must mobilize against Trumpism while articulating an alternative political and economic analysis. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 30, 2017 The rift within the Democratic Party was on full display at the California Democratic Party … finish reading Harry Targ :
The political time of day: Neoliberalism, resistance, and a left yearning to grow

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘The Detectorists’ is a sly, deadpan Britcom with many unexpected laughs

Two odd Brit zanies with metal detectors lead a fun cast in this ribald rural romp. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | May 29, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘The Detectorists’ is a sly, deadpan Britcom with many unexpected laughs

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Marilyn Katz :
To impeach or not to impeach? That is not
the question.

Like a horrific accident on the highway, Trump now serves as a dangerous distraction. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | May 29, 1917 CHICAGO — The daily revelations of the entanglement of Trump’s entourage have Republicans squirming and … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
To impeach or not to impeach? That is not
the question.

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Ivan Koop Kuper :
METRO | Filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s downward spiral in Houston

Texan Pennell, a ‘patron saint of  American independent film,’ became his own worst enemy. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | May 25, 2017 HOUSTON — Independent filmmaker Eagle Pennell had become somewhat of a permanent fixture in … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
METRO | Filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s downward spiral in Houston

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David P. Hamilton :
How Emmanuel Macron won and how
he will govern

Macron is a centrist neoliberal who favors unregulated capitalism. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | May 23, 2017 PARIS — Emmanuel Macron is a clever guy, as befits his history of being an outstanding student at all … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
How Emmanuel Macron won and how
he will govern

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Celebrating The Rag’ in Houston this Thursday!

Editors Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree, and Richard Croxdale are featured in a booksigning event at H-Town’s storied Brazos Bookstore. Event: Celebrating The Rag in Houston What: Booksigning and discussion Who: Editors of Celebrating The Rag When: Thursday, May 18, 2017, … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Celebrating The Rag’ in Houston this Thursday!

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