Tag Archives: Books

Steve Early :
BOOKS | Nick Licata’s ‘Becoming a Citizen Activist’ a guidebook for progressive politics

Former Seattle City Councilor’s book offers pointers for taking Bernie Sanders’ revolution to the local level. By Steve Early | The Rag Blog | July 25, 2017 Reviewer Steve Early and author Nick Licata will talk about “Rebel Cities in … finish reading Steve Early :
BOOKS | Nick Licata’s ‘Becoming a Citizen Activist’ a guidebook for progressive politics

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Henry Mecredy :
BOOKS | Tracy Kidder: ‘The Soul of a New Machine’ revisited

It’s a fine tale of a product development project that unfolds in secrecy, in a mild paranoia born of corporate competition. By Henry Mecredy | The Rag Blog | July 22, 2017 Hands, that the rod of empire might have … finish reading Henry Mecredy :
BOOKS | Tracy Kidder: ‘The Soul of a New Machine’ revisited

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | ‘The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture’ reviews the ‘Rag’ book

‘The book is a valuable resource, offering readers an excellent…overview of what the 1960s counter-culture and political movements…were all about.’ By Allen Young | The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture | First published online 17 Apr 2017 … finish reading Allen Young :
BOOKS | ‘The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture’ reviews the ‘Rag’ book

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Murray Polner :
BOOKS | Charles Glass’s ‘Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe’

As civil wars go, this one is especially unforgiving and brutal, made worse by bitter historic ethnic, religious, and tribal rivalries and proxy wars. By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | May 25, 2016 [Syria Burning: A Short History … finish reading Murray Polner :
BOOKS | Charles Glass’s ‘Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe’

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Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary’

Margaret Randall, bringing a poet’s voice to her work, gives human dimensions to the heroes of the Cuban revolution. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 1, 2015 Leer este artículo en español Listen to the Rag Radio … finish reading Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary’

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Jonah Raskin :
Stormy Weather: A Rag Blog interview with Bryan Burrough, author of ‘Days of Rage’

“The underground is not a place but a way of life. You can be underground most anywhere, from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Hermosa Beach, California.” — Bryan Burrough By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Stormy Weather: A Rag Blog interview with Bryan Burrough, author of ‘Days of Rage’

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Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Author and teacher Peter Richardson dissects California themes, memes

In his last two books, Richardson offers potent narratives about California in the era of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, Bob Scheer and Warren Hinckle. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | January 20, 2015 ∗ Jonah Raskin is … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Author and teacher Peter Richardson dissects California themes, memes

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Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | A political realignment over climate? A reflection on Naomi Klein

If Klein is half-right, most Democrats may choose climate justice over their irrational ties to corporate and confederate Democrats. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | December 8, 2014 Naomi Klein doesn’t say much about California in her brilliant … finish reading Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | A political realignment over climate? A reflection on Naomi Klein

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence’

This collection of essays, poetry, and art, much of it from the pages of CounterPunch, is provocative and enlightening. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | November 3, 2014 In 1771 in the North Carolina colony, Justice Martin Howard … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence’

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Author Michael Harris on the Digital Revolution and ‘The End of Absence’

Journalist and editor Harris, our guest on Rag Radio, discusses ‘Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | October 20, 2014 Our guest on Rag Radio, journalist Michael Harris, … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Author Michael Harris on the Digital Revolution and ‘The End of Absence’

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Redefining urban renewal: Squatting
in Europe

‘The City is Ours’ examines both politically and socially the squatters’ movement in Europe over the past 40 years and provides a template for the movement’s future. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | October 15, 2014 [The City … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Redefining urban renewal: Squatting
in Europe

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Cultural historian McNally takes readers on a long strange trip

For those who lived through the era and still care about issues of class, race, and gender, ‘Highway 61’ is the book to read about American music. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 [On Highway … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Cultural historian McNally takes readers on a long strange trip

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