Tag Archives: Austin

Shelby Knowles :
METRO | Pulling the rug on the
Rundberg promise

Funding has dried up for an ambitious community policing program that has been a huge success. By Shelby Knowles | The Rag Blog | November 4, 2016 AUSTIN — Austin cop Taber White enters a gas station on the corner … finish reading Shelby Knowles :
METRO | Pulling the rug on the
Rundberg promise

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Race and police in Austin

Hundreds of concerned citizens gathered and directed questions about police violence to Mayor Adler and the Austin Police Department. Video filmed and posted to YouTube by Travis County Democratic Party volunteer Robert Sheldon. This is the first of five parts. … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Race and police in Austin

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Town Meeting with Sen. Bernie Sanders in Austin on March 31

Event: Town Meeting with Senator Bernie Sanders When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 p.m. Presented by: Friends of Bernie Sanders Where: IBEW Local Union 520 Address: 4818 E. Ben White Boulevard, Austin, TX 78760 Price: $25 suggested contribution; no one … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Town Meeting with Sen. Bernie Sanders in Austin on March 31

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METRO | Roger Baker : The rise and rise of Austin, Texas

Suburbs experience growth explosion while Austin’s tech bubble could be the next to explode. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | June 3, 2014 AUSTIN — According to Forbes, as reported by KVUE-TV, Austin is the fastest growing city … finish reading METRO | Roger Baker : The rise and rise of Austin, Texas

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Bob Feldman : Texas Still Ranks High in Poverty and Segregation by Race and Income, 1964-2012

Poverty in Texas has continued to grow in recent years. Image from WebGovernments. The hidden history of Texas Conclusion: 1996-2012/Final Section — Texas still ranks high in poverty and segregation by race and economic status and low in health care … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Still Ranks High in Poverty and Segregation by Race and Income, 1964-2012

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Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

Massive march against the War in Vietnam, Austin, Texas, May 8, 1970. Image from The Rag Blog. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/2 — Student Activism and the Anti-War Movement at the University of Texas By Bob Feldman … finish reading Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

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Thorne Dreyer : Tom Hayden on Drug War and Legacy of Port Huron

Tom Hayden speaks on “The Drug War, the Peace Movement, and the Legacy of Port Huron” at the 5604 Manor Community Center in Austin, Saturday, August 25, sponsored by The Rag Blog and Rag Radio. Video produced by Jeff Zavala … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Tom Hayden on Drug War and Legacy of Port Huron

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William Rogers : Austin Workers Rally to Recall Scott Walker

At the Recall Walker rally in Austin: Travis Donoho, left, organizer for Education Austin (American Federation of Teachers) and Steve Rossignol, Texas State Association of Electrical Workers. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.As Scott Walker speaks in Austin:Unions … finish reading William Rogers : Austin Workers Rally to Recall Scott Walker

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Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

Flipping the switch at solar farm near Austin, Texas. Rag Blog photo.Let the sunshine in:On being young and crazy in Austin They say that victory has 1,000 parents, but defeat is an orphan. By Paul Robbins | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Robbins : Switching on the Sunshine

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MUSIC / Jan Reid : The ‘Old Mad Joy’ of the Gourds

Image of The Gourds from thegourds.com.Old Mad Joy:No Last Waltz for the Gourds ‘Most bands grow out of rock and roll when they get to be our age,’ Russell told me with a laugh. ‘We’ve done everything kind of backward.’ … finish reading MUSIC / Jan Reid : The ‘Old Mad Joy’ of the Gourds

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Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

CodePink at Viva la Vida. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog.Viva la Vida…and remember the dead By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / October 28, 2011 See gallery of photos by Susan Van Haitsma, Below. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

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Ken Martin : ‘The Austin Bulldog’: Growling at the Powers That Be

Logo from The Austin Bulldog. Graphic by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Journalism making a difference:The Austin Bulldog‘s investigativereporting shakes up City HallBy Ken Martin / The Rag Blog / May 12, 2011 AUSTIN — Even if you’ve never heard … finish reading Ken Martin : ‘The Austin Bulldog’: Growling at the Powers That Be

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