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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When
She’s Angry’

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 21, 2016 Event: Screening of ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Dates: Saturday, April 2, 2016, 7-9 p.m. Where: Faith Presbyterian Church Address: 1314 East Oltorf, Austin, TX 78704 Admission: Suggested donation … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When
She’s Angry’

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Legislative harassment: The plan to destroy women’s constitutional rights

For the last 40 years, a cabal of authoritarian, mostly religiously-inspired people has worked to diminish women’s constitutional right to control their bodies. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2014 Human beings are constantly trying … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Legislative harassment: The plan to destroy women’s constitutional rights

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Alice Embree and Phil Prim :
Remembering Judy Smith

Judith Hart Smith, 1944-2013 Judy Smith was the face of feminism at The Rag for many years. Judy Smith, who had a great and lasting impact on all who knew and worked with her, died November 6, 2013, in Missoula, … finish reading Alice Embree and Phil Prim :
Remembering Judy Smith

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Lamar W. Hankins :
The ubiquitous influence of religion in America

Beginning with the push against the Communist menace in the 1950s, which led to the increased use of “In God We Trust” on our coinage , religion has increasingly pushed its way into public policy. By Lamar W. Hankins | … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
The ubiquitous influence of religion in America

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Hightower Brings the Lowdown on ‘Poopgate’ and ‘Tinkle-Down’ Economics

Texas populist gadfly Jim Hightower at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, September 13, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Famed Texas populist commentator and political gadfly, Jim Hightower In 30 years, we’ve … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Hightower Brings the Lowdown on ‘Poopgate’ and ‘Tinkle-Down’ Economics

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Lamar W. Hankins : Texas Sen. Donna Campbell’s Dishonesty on Abortion

Texas Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, speaks to an anti-abortion group outside the state capitol in Austin, Monday, July 1, 2013. Photo by Eric Gay / AP. Extremism trumps libertarian views: Donna Campbell’s dishonesty on abortion Campbell allows her extremist … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Texas Sen. Donna Campbell’s Dishonesty on Abortion

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Anne Lewis : Texas Women Who Misbehave

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis speaks to a crowd of thousands at the Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas, July 1, 2013. Photo by Phillip Martin / The Frisky. Deep in the heart of Texas: Women who misbehave While pro-life sentiment is … finish reading Anne Lewis : Texas Women Who Misbehave

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Robert Jensen : Expanding the Dead-End Debate over Abortion

Editorial cartoon by Dick Wright / Columbus Dispatch. Image from Lukas Mikelionis.  Expanding the dead-end debate over abortion Rather than settling for simplistic answers or ignoring the question, we can recognize the confusion many of us feel in the face … finish reading Robert Jensen : Expanding the Dead-End Debate over Abortion

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Lamar W. Hankins : Women’s Freedom and Texas Republicans

Demonstrator at the Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas, July 1, 2013. Photos by Deborah Kirksey Coley / The Rag Blog. Women’s freedom and Texas Republicans A political party that actually loves liberty would not seek to deny it to any … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Women’s Freedom and Texas Republicans

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Ted McLaughlin : Wendy Davis, Energized Dems Deal Blow to Texas GOP and War on Women

Pro-choice demonstrators at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Sunday, June 23, 2013. More than 1,000 packed the place on Sunday and the numbers kept growing during the week. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog. A new day … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Wendy Davis, Energized Dems Deal Blow to Texas GOP and War on Women

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Marilyn Katz : What Every Woman Should Know (About Paul Ryan)

Rep. Paul Ryan faces moderator Martha Raddatz in the vice presidential debate. Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP / GettyImages.One sure thing:What every woman should know Paul Ryan has voted 59 times to support legislation that ranges from declaring a … finish reading Marilyn Katz : What Every Woman Should Know (About Paul Ryan)

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Marilyn Katz : The Ties That Bind Paul Ryan and Todd Akin

Graphic from Eclectablog.Paul Ryan and Todd Akin:  The ties that bind Rape-denier Todd Akin is right in line with the GOP’s staunchly anti-abortion platform. And so is Ryan. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | August 22, 2012 Republicans, … finish reading Marilyn Katz : The Ties That Bind Paul Ryan and Todd Akin

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