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Alice Embree : Anne Lewis’ New Website Brings Austin Movement History to Life

Filmmaker Anne Lewis’ new website is called Austin Beloved Community. ‘Austin Beloved Community’: Anne Lewis’ new website brings movement history to life ‘This was designed as cooperative and experimental. It’s really a community organizing art project.’ By Alice Embree | … finish reading Alice Embree : Anne Lewis’ New Website Brings Austin Movement History to Life

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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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Anne Lewis : Corporate Crime Scene in West, Texas

Putting on the makeup. Television reporter on the scene at the fertilizer plant explosion in West Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2013. Photo by Patrick Bresnan / The Rag Blog. Getting the picture: Corporate crime scene in West, Texas How do … finish reading Anne Lewis : Corporate Crime Scene in West, Texas

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anne Lewis’ Documentary About Anne Braden Is ‘Gem of a Film’

Filmmaker Anne Lewis on Rag Radio in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, February 22, 2012. Photo by William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis,co-director of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot By Rag … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anne Lewis’ Documentary About Anne Braden Is ‘Gem of a Film’

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Anne Lewis : UT-Austin Ponders Privatizing Staff

Members of the Make UT Sweatshop-Free Coalition gather at the UT-Austin Tower Wednesday, February 6, to protest the University’s consideration of job privatization for staff members. Photo by David Maly / The Horn.‘Culture war’ at UT-Austin: President Powers considers privatization The … finish reading Anne Lewis : UT-Austin Ponders Privatizing Staff

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FILM / William Michael Hanks : ‘Anne Braden: Southern Patriot’

Anne Braden: Southern Patriot:A film by Anne Lewis and Mimi Pickering By William Michael Hanks | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2012 “The meaning of life is in that struggle which human beings have always been able to do … finish reading FILM / William Michael Hanks : ‘Anne Braden: Southern Patriot’

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Anne Lewis : Workers’ Rights and the Fight Against Poverty

Labor leader John L. Lewis testifies before Congress in 1947. Still image from archival film footage.Poverty in America and the attack on public sector unions I want to ask a basic question that unifies religious, labor, and community organizations at … finish reading Anne Lewis : Workers’ Rights and the Fight Against Poverty

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Anne Lewis : Don Blankenship and the A.T. Massey Crime Spree

Don Blankenship, a “plump, soft-spoken accountant with a smirk.” Image from treehugger.com.The porcine man:Don Blankenship and theSordid history of A.T. Massey By Anne Lewis / The Rag Blog / April 16, 2010 [See Mine War on Blackberry Creek, the 30-minute … finish reading Anne Lewis : Don Blankenship and the A.T. Massey Crime Spree

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March Forth in Austin : Students and Faculty Protest Budget Cuts

Naomi Caballero of MACHA speaks at a rally on the West Mall Thursday, protesting budget cuts and tuition increases at UT Austin. Photo by Danielle Villasana / The Daily Texan.Stop the Cuts Coalition at UT-Austin:Protest against budget cuts, faculty layoffs … finish reading March Forth in Austin : Students and Faculty Protest Budget Cuts

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Culture Wars and Witch Hunts : Anne Braden, Van Jones and Yosi Sargent

Rosa Parks Interviewed by Anne Braden. Photo from Wisconsin Historical Images.The many fronts of the culture wars The Van Jones resignation has particular meaning for people like me with life experience in the coalfields, where the exploitation of land and … finish reading Culture Wars and Witch Hunts : Anne Braden, Van Jones and Yosi Sargent

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‘Justice in the Coalfields’ : The Pittston Strike, April 5, 1989

Trailer: ‘Justice in the Coalfields’ by Anne Lewis Anne Lewis’ provocative and skillfully produced documentary of the strike, Justice in the Coalfields, has had a profoundly formative influence not only on my understanding of the struggle, but larger issues of … finish reading ‘Justice in the Coalfields’ : The Pittston Strike, April 5, 1989

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Ernest McMillan and Stoney Burns : Dallas 60s Activists Revisited

The Rag Blog was inspired by an underground newspaper we published in the 1960s in Austin. We called it The Rag. When Carol Neiman and I were editing The Rag — and many more whose bylines you see here from … finish reading Ernest McMillan and Stoney Burns : Dallas 60s Activists Revisited

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