Tag Archives: Agitprop

Michael James :
Like a Bruegel Painting, 1966

The JOIN Community Union was our effort in Uptown, Chicago, to build solidarity and create an organized force for change, especially among poor people of Southern origin. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | January 6, 2014 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
Like a Bruegel Painting, 1966

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VERSE / Eric Gordon : The One-Leaflet Theory of Revolution

Graphic from Ben Cumming / Flickr. The One-Leaflet Theory of RevolutionO God, O Muse, O Creative Spirit,O shades of Revolution from generations gone,I chasten my heart and bend my knee to implore you,Send down,to one so tired of working and … finish reading VERSE / Eric Gordon : The One-Leaflet Theory of Revolution

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Freeze! CodePink Strikes Austin Mall With Anti-War Theater

Austin “freeze action”: Video by Ric Sternberg / The Rag Blog. On December 20, 2008, a group of Code Pink members and friends staged a ‘freeze action’ at the Barton Creek Mall in Austin, Texas. The message was ‘don’t buy … finish reading Freeze! CodePink Strikes Austin Mall With Anti-War Theater

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CODEPink Questions Henry Paulson’s Leadership

Should Henry ‘The Fox’ Paulson Guard the Henhouse?By Medea Benjamin / October 9, 2008 On Tuesday, October 7, a group of CODEPINK pranksters pranced in front of the New York Stock Exchange. One, wearing an oversized papier maché head of … finish reading CODEPink Questions Henry Paulson’s Leadership

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The First Casualty of War : The Truth

U.S. Marines Invade Manhattan, New York! For more information, visit Iraq Veterans Against the War. Thanks to Diane Stirling-Stevens / The Rag Blog

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A Flash from the Past – Interview with Ben Morea

With the US government on a permanent war footing overseas whilst simultaneously cracking down on civil liberties and dissent at home it sometimes seems as if the left wing movements of the 1960s never existed. What do you see as … finish reading A Flash from the Past – Interview with Ben Morea

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Abbie and the Theater of the Flag

Abbie Hoffman, proudly attired.What Would Abbie Hoffman Have Thought Of The Flag Lapel Pin Debate?By Chris Weigant / July 4, 2008 I’d like to address, in as patriotic spirit as can be mustered, the wearing of United States flag lapel … finish reading Abbie and the Theater of the Flag

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The Peace Movement’s Many Faces

Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog The third Friday of every month has been designated Iraq Moratorium day, and this past Friday, May 16, 2008, was the ninth Iraq Moratorium. Every week thousands of demonstrators throughout the country … finish reading The Peace Movement’s Many Faces

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Protesters converge on Houston to say "No New Coal"

Environmental activists from Arkansas, Michigan, Nevada, Georgia, Texas, and Iowa converged on Houston May 14, 2008,to urge the Houston-based Dynegy corporation to halt construction on its six proposed coal plants. The protest targeted Dynegy’s annual shareholders meeting. Activists gathered outside … finish reading Protesters converge on Houston to say "No New Coal"

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