Author Archives: Thorne Dreyer

Thorne Dreyer; Alan Pogue, James Retherford,
and Nathalia Ochoa
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STORY & PHOTO GALLERY | Austin takes to the streets

Spirited resistance movement sparks hope amid the fear and loathing. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2017 Gallery of photography by Alan Pogue, James Retherford, and Nathalia Ochoa, below. AUSTIN — As we suffer through the … finish reading Thorne Dreyer; Alan Pogue, James Retherford,
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STORY & PHOTO GALLERY | Austin takes to the streets

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Susan Rittereiser & Mike Miller; Medea Benjamin & Col. Ann Wright; George Lakey; Philip Russell; and Paul Spike & Bobby Byrd

We talk Austin movie houses, Trump’s ‘foreign policy,’ the success of ‘Viking Economics,’ the failed presidency of Mexico’s Peña Nieto, and the murder of Robert Spike. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2017 The following … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Susan Rittereiser & Mike Miller; Medea Benjamin & Col. Ann Wright; George Lakey; Philip Russell; and Paul Spike & Bobby Byrd

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David P. Hamilton :
The French presidential election: Does the Left have a shot?

The central electoral issue is, who will win the opportunity to beat Le Pen in the runoff? By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2017 In the wake of the disastrous term in office of “Socialist” … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
The French presidential election: Does the Left have a shot?

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Ben Hirsch :
What is Tom Brady, and why does it matter?

The Brady-as-an-underdog tale has got to be one of the most dubious American sports myths. By Ben Hirsch | The Rag Blog | February 15, 2017 I was 11 years old and lived in Hull, Massachusetts, a suburb on the … finish reading Ben Hirsch :
What is Tom Brady, and why does it matter?

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James McEnteer :
VERSE | Mourning Again in America

                        Mourning Again in America “I could never throw roses to Hitler” * Or shake Henry Kissinger’s hand Or embrace a place whose bombs leave children Bleeding to death … finish reading James McEnteer :
VERSE | Mourning Again in America

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 30 films I enjoyed most in 2016

Plus 73 TV series and 31 standup comics. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 13, 2017 I guess 2016 was a pretty good year entertainment-wise although it was a wretched year otherwise, as Russian hackers, Breitbart liars, … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 30 films I enjoyed most in 2016

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | The Rag makes history!

We ‘Celebrate The Rag’ & it’s lasting impact on our city at the Austin History Center, Sunday, Feb. 19. Event: ‘Celebrating the Rag’ What: Discussion, film screening, book signing Who: Editors Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree, and Richard Croxdale, and film … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | The Rag makes history!

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Dave Zirin :
SPORT | In the city known as ‘The Big Heart’: Resistance at Super Bowl LI

This will be a Super Bowl with political action outside the stadium and political symbolism all over the field. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2017 HOUSTON — The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | In the city known as ‘The Big Heart’: Resistance at Super Bowl LI

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Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | Showing solidarity at the border

Our Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera delegation visited Piedras Negras and Ciudad Acuña. By Pamela Ellen Ferguson | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2017 AUSTIN — Nine of us associated with Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF) … finish reading Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | Showing solidarity at the border

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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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