Tag Archives: Alice Embree

Alice Embree :
REPORT | Houston’s historic underground newspaper…

…on the really small screen. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 25, 2020 Space City News hit the streets of Houston in June 1969, but got a name change when a UFO group informed the paper they … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
ENVIRONMENT | Sherwood Bishop, heroic San Marcos trailblazer

Founder of the San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance and our New Journalism Project colleague wins major national award. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | October 29, 2020 SAN MARCOS, Texas — Sherwood Bishop, ever humble, says it is a … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
HISTORY | The original blueprint was white men.

The racist and sexist roots of the Electoral College. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2020 AUSTIN — Perhaps it is obvious, but it bears repeating. The Founding Fathers were men. They envisioned a democracy run … Continue reading

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Julie Fleming y Alice Embree :
EL VOTO | Salirse de la línea para la democracia

Por Julie Fleming y Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | 1 de septembre, 2020 Leer este artículo en inglés. La votación temprana comienza en 43 días en Texas. Si usted ya solicitó una papeleta por correo, es probable que … Continue reading

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Julie Fleming and Alice Embree :
THE VOTE | What you need to know about voting in Texas

Step out of line for democracy By Julie Fleming and Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 1, 2020 Read this article in Spanish. AUSTIN — In 43 days early voting begins in Texas. If you requested a ballot … Continue reading

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Alice Embree and Julie Fleming :
THE VOTE | Step out of line for democracy!

This is the most important election of our lives. By Alice Embree and Julie Fleming | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2020 AUSTIN — Get ready to step out of line for democracy for the national election on November … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
REPORT | ‘Space City!’ lives online,
survives quarantine

Houston’s underground paper is now digitized; soon to be a book. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 18, 2020 AUSTIN — On March 11, 2020, I shipped a near-complete collection of Space City! newspapers to Indiana to … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
ANALYSIS | Vote by mail in Texas: Do it!

In the courts, the issue continues to be a roller coaster ride. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2020 AUSTIN — In this ongoing pandemic and national uprising over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
OPINION |We have a binary choice in November

A second Trump administration would be an existential crisis for democracy, the planet. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2020 I signed a letter with Rag Blog editor Thorne Dreyer and 75 other founders and early … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
FILM |’Parasite’ vs. ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Two takes on class-based cluelessness. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 21, 2020 I have been able to see Parasite again on the small screen in Corona-induced isolation. The film won the Palme d’Or at Cannes and … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
Injunction allows voting by mail in Texas

Attorney General Ken Paxton set to fight it in court. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 20, 2020 AUSTIN (Breaking News) — Texans should apply for their mail-in ballots ASAP. An injunction went into effect April 20, … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
‘Virtual Cough-In’ called for

Seniors confront Dan Patrick’s ‘Coffin Campaign.’ By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 29, 2020 AUSTIN — On March 23, as the coronavirus pandemic sent shock waves across the nation, Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick told Fox News … Continue reading

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