Author Archives: Thorne Dreyer

Lamar W. Hankins :
REPORT | In search of the final freedom

For the last 30 years, the idea of a right to die has been widely debated in the U.S. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 6, 2020 SAN MARCOS, Texas — In 1993, John Brand, John … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
REPORT | In search of the final freedom

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Alice Embree and Julie Fleming :
THE VOTE | Step out of line for democracy!

This is the most important election of our lives. By Alice Embree and Julie Fleming | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2020 AUSTIN — Get ready to step out of line for democracy for the national election on November … finish reading Alice Embree and Julie Fleming :
THE VOTE | Step out of line for democracy!

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | Wartime president

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Bruce Melton :
PANDEMIC | The Covid-19 testing myth

If more tests meant more cases, the number of cases would mirror the number of tests. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | July 23, 2020 AUSTIN — More tests means more cases, right? And, everyone can get a … finish reading Bruce Melton :
PANDEMIC | The Covid-19 testing myth

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JONAH RASKIN :
BOOKS | ‘A Life of Olson’ by Ed Sanders, cultural revolutionary

The book is a feast for the eyes, food for the mind, and balm for the soul. [Jonah Raskin will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio, Friday, July 24, 2020, 2-3 p.m. (CT) on KOOP 91.7-FM in Austin and … finish reading JONAH RASKIN :
BOOKS | ‘A Life of Olson’ by Ed Sanders, cultural revolutionary

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NEW JOURNALISM PROJECT :
APPEAL | Keep the ‘Rag’ flags flying

We may be home, but we’ve sure been busy! AUSTIN — Please support the New Journalism Project, The Rag Blog, Rag Radio, NJP Publishing — and our Space City! book now in the works — with a tax-deductible donation of … finish reading NEW JOURNALISM PROJECT :
APPEAL | Keep the ‘Rag’ flags flying

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | Suffer the children

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | Genealogy effort leads to book about people becoming Americans

This impressive new volume is the work of Carla Barringer Rabinowitz. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | July 9, 2020 ROYALSTON, Mass. — Borderers: Becoming Americans on the Southern Frontier is the title and subtitle of an impressive … finish reading Allen Young :
BOOKS | Genealogy effort leads to book about people becoming Americans

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Jonah Raskin :
OPINION | Trump’s Fourth of July ‘remarks’

The demagogue sounds off. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | July 9, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. — Donald Trump’s Fourth of July oration has been heralded in some quarters as a genuine expression of the highest ideals of … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
OPINION | Trump’s Fourth of July ‘remarks’

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Harry Targ :
ECONOMICS | New thinking, political economy, and economic policy

The university community as a microcosm of the national economy. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2020 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — In a recent article Shawn Hubler surveys the impacts of the Covid 19 pandemic on … finish reading Harry Targ :
ECONOMICS | New thinking, political economy, and economic policy

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | National Anthem

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Bruce Melton :
ENVIRONMENT | Covid-19, climate change,
and permafrost collapse…

…and our new, abruptly evolving culture. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | July 3, 2020 AUSTIN — The origin of Covid-19 is still in dispute in academia. The classic connection is from contemporary bats via pangolins or civets, … finish reading Bruce Melton :
ENVIRONMENT | Covid-19, climate change,
and permafrost collapse…

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