Tag Archives: Activism

Carlos Rumbaut :
VERSE | Republic

  Republic We are the public. As in public health and public education. As in public parks and public transportation. Public safety, public libraries, public funding for the arts, public assistance, public discourse, public outcry and public demonstrations. We are … finish reading Carlos Rumbaut :
VERSE | Republic

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Occupy’s Nathan Schneider on Anarchy and Radical Catholicism

Nathan Schneider, June 17, 2012. Photo from Occupy. Interview with Occupy’s Nathan Schneider: Anarchy, activism, and radical Catholicism By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 19, 2013 “It’s hard to pick a revolution about which one doesn’t have … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Occupy’s Nathan Schneider on Anarchy and Radical Catholicism

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Jonah Raskin : Occupy Austin: This is Just the Beginning

Occupy Austin, Friday, Oct. 6, 2011. Photo from Occupy Austin.Occupy Austin:This is just the beginning By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / October 10, 2011 See photo gallery below. [West Coast writer, activist, and Rag Blog contributor Jonah Raskin … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Occupy Austin: This is Just the Beginning

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Robert Jensen : Nature Bats Last

“Celebrating Global Warming.” Art quilt by Laura Wasilowski / PAQA. Nature bats last: Notes on revolution and resistance, revelation and redemption By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2011 [An edited version of this essay was presented … finish reading Robert Jensen : Nature Bats Last

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Paul Beckett : Madison and the Revolution at Home

Photo by Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog.The revolution at home:Dispatch from the Madison front By Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / March 8, 2011 MADISON, Wisconsin — My wife Kathie and I have been to the Capitol square … finish reading Paul Beckett : Madison and the Revolution at Home

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Robert Jensen : Coping With Anguish

Art from toonpool.Struggling to be ‘fully alive’:Reports on coping with anguish By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / July 12, 2010 I don’t have anything to say that hasn’t been said many times over the centuries. That may have … finish reading Robert Jensen : Coping With Anguish

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BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’

A worrisome message from Nicholas Carr:What The Shallows means for the left By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 10, 2010 [The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr (Norton, 2010; Hardcover, … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’

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Robert Jensen : Emotional Reactions to Collapse

Anguish. Image from Fixing My Life.The anguish of the age: Emotional reactions to collapse By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / June 26, 2010 We live amidst multiple crises — economic and political, cultural and ecological — that pose … finish reading Robert Jensen : Emotional Reactions to Collapse

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John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

Justicia en San Juan Copola. Photo from Su Propina es mi Sueldo.Mexico’s Gaza:The long night of San Juan Copala Much as the Israeli government had warned the organizers of the Freedom Flotilla not to set sail for Gaza, the Governor … finish reading John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

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Medea Benjamin : Getting Naked in Houston to Expose BP

CodePink demonstrators at BP headquarters in Houston, May 24, 2010. Photo from CodePink / Flickr.Naked truth:Exposing BP’s criminal behavior By Medea Benjamin / May 28, 2010 See gallery of photos, Below. HOUSTON — Diane Wilson, a fourth generation shrimper from … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Getting Naked in Houston to Expose BP

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Stealing Beauty : Protesting Israeli Cosmetics Made in Occupied Palestine

Austin protest:Ahava cosmetics producedIn illegal Israeli settlements By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2010 More than 30 people carried picket signs in front of the Gateway Shopping Center in Austin on Saturday, April 24, urging shoppers … finish reading Stealing Beauty : Protesting Israeli Cosmetics Made in Occupied Palestine

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Keep on Truckin’

Keep on Truckin’. Classic cartoon by R. Crumb.The David and Alice debate:We can’t afford to give up the fight By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / April 11, 2010 [Austin activist David P. Hamilton announced his “retirement” from … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Keep on Truckin’

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