Author Archives: Thorne Dreyer

Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Lamar W. Hankins & Alan Pogue; Christopher Brown & Roddey Reid; Thorne Dreyer & Glenn Smith; Carl Davidson; Alice Embree, Kim Varela-Broxson & Lindsay Rodriguez; Roaul Hernandez; Steve Russell; and Philip Russell

Our guests include authors & activists, political analysts, a music critic and a leftist icon; we talk about guns and feminism; and we bid Mexico’s president bye-bye. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2018 The … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Lamar W. Hankins & Alan Pogue; Christopher Brown & Roddey Reid; Thorne Dreyer & Glenn Smith; Carl Davidson; Alice Embree, Kim Varela-Broxson & Lindsay Rodriguez; Roaul Hernandez; Steve Russell; and Philip Russell

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Chellis Glendinning :
STORY | How to cross the border

Raúl has forged hundreds of miles in thin huaraches through 100-degree saguaro desert. By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2018 “I came to the U.S. because in my ejido in Chihuahua, there isn’t enough money to … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
STORY | How to cross the border

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

We review Allen Young’s autobiography, ‘Left, Gay & Green: A Writer’s Life.’ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 12, 2018 “Rejection of marginalization is certainly not the same as assimilation.” — Allen Young Allen Young begins his … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

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Alan Pogue :
My General Theory of Relative Violence

The economic philosophy of violence & the cultural/historical development of violence in the U.S. By Alan Pogue | The Rag Blog | April 11, 2018 Alan Pogue and Lamar W. Hankins will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guests on the syndicated Rag … finish reading Alan Pogue :
My General Theory of Relative Violence

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Harry Targ :
What gives me hope about this ‘Enough is Enough’ movement

These young people have begun to ‘teach their parents well.’ By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 10, 2018 I experienced the new youth movement following the Parkland massacre vicariously: through television, radio, and social media. I stayed … finish reading Harry Targ :
What gives me hope about this ‘Enough is Enough’ movement

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Brit detectives solve murders on Caribbean island in ‘Death in Paradise’

Ben Miller, Kris Marshall, and Ardol O’Hanlon change out as top cops in excellent tropical killer series. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2018 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Brit detectives solve murders on Caribbean island in ‘Death in Paradise’

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Alice Embree :
The Census weapon

The Electoral College is the smoking gun for a rigged system in presidential politics. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 7, 2018 See ‘Notes From a Dying Age’ Verse by Alice Embree, Below. The Trump administration wants … finish reading Alice Embree :
The Census weapon

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

Reasonable gun regulation is completely compatible with the Supreme Court’s understanding of the Second Amendment. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | April 5, 2018 Lamar W. Hankins and Alan Pogue are Thorne Dreyer‘s guests on the syndicated … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

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Steve Russell :
Your money and your life: The politics of
VA medical care

Paleoconservatives have a long-range plan to destroy Medicare and Medicaid without attacking them directly. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2018 Editor’s Note:  The Rag Blog published Steve Russell’s article, “Your Money and Your Life,” on … finish reading Steve Russell :
Your money and your life: The politics of
VA medical care

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cindy soo :
METRO EVENT | Lucky Chaos presents ‘A Festival of Arts, Diversity & Community’

Event: ‘Our House’ What: A Festival of Arts, Diversity & Community Who: Produced by Lucky Chaos When: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 6-10 p.m. Where: Motion Media Arts Center Address: 2200 Tillery, Austin, TX 78702 Cost: Free to the public AUSTIN … finish reading cindy soo :
METRO EVENT | Lucky Chaos presents ‘A Festival of Arts, Diversity & Community’

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Shepherd Bliss :
Thousands of students protest gun violence

California students carried signs like, ‘I should be writing my term paper instead of my will.’ By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | March 15, 2018 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Driving through small-town Sebastopol on March 14 toward the … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
Thousands of students protest gun violence

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Bill Minutaglio, Alice Embree, James Cole & Nicole Stasek, Harry Targ, Bruce Melton, Roy Casagranda & Glenn Smith, Alex Coke, Spencer Perskin & Shawn Siegel, and Lee Carter

Our guests include the author of a cool new book about Timothy Leary, health justice and climate change activists, a Virginia Democratic Socialist, an acclaimed jazz musician, and classic Austin rockers. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Bill Minutaglio, Alice Embree, James Cole & Nicole Stasek, Harry Targ, Bruce Melton, Roy Casagranda & Glenn Smith, Alex Coke, Spencer Perskin & Shawn Siegel, and Lee Carter

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