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Tom Miller : Stoney Burns Was Dallas’ Underground Iconoclast

Remembering Stoney Burns:Dallas’ underground iconoclast He lived up to his image: longish brillo hair, loads of dope, young cuties by his side, and a great appetite for outrage and graphic explosion. By Tom Miller / The Rag Blog / May … finish reading Tom Miller : Stoney Burns Was Dallas’ Underground Iconoclast

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Thorne Dreyer / James McEnteer : Dallas Underground Icon Stoney Burns Dead at 68

Stoney Burns is arrested by Dallas Police officers at Lee Park on April 12, 1970, after what The Dallas Morning News called “a clash between law officers and young people” that “occurred when police tried to arrest several hippie-types” at … finish reading Thorne Dreyer / James McEnteer : Dallas Underground Icon Stoney Burns Dead at 68

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Gregg Barrios : The Risqué Business of Texas’ Most Famous Stripper

In the late ’50s, Candy Barr was the toast of the Dallas burlesque circuit.Risqué Business:The complicated life of Candy Barr,Texas’ most famous stripper By Gregg Barrios / The Texas Observer / January 21, 2011 How times have changed. These days, … finish reading Gregg Barrios : The Risqué Business of Texas’ Most Famous Stripper

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Medea Benjamin : Death Marchers Haunt New Bush Library Digs

Demonstrators from March of the Dead protest in front of Dallas SWAT officers during groundbreaking at new George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU, Nov. 16, 2010. Photo by G.J. McCarthy / AP.Breaking new ground:Protests at the future siteof the … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Death Marchers Haunt New Bush Library Digs

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Mariann G. Wizard : Dallas Activists Honor Marilyn Buck

Poster of Marilyn Buck on wall in San Francisco. Photo from Interchange.Black August tribute:Marilyn Buck honored byNew generation of Dallas activists By Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog / August 21, 2010 See ‘Black August’ by Marilyn Buck, Below. … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard : Dallas Activists Honor Marilyn Buck

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Greg Moses : A Conversation With Saad Nabeel

Image from Dallas Morning News / Facebook.A Conversation with Saad Nabeel: ‘While Everyone Goes to College, I Go to Jail’ or How Saad Nabeel became an All-American Kid, majored in Electrical Engineering, was Thrown into Jail by the USA, deported … finish reading Greg Moses : A Conversation With Saad Nabeel

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Greg Moses : Deporting Texas Student Was Big Mistake

Saad Nabeel. Photo by Shehab Uddin / Der Spiegel.What the Times forgot to mention:Story of deported Texas studentAwaits President in Dallas By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / August 9, 2010 While the New York Times Monday morning proclaims … finish reading Greg Moses : Deporting Texas Student Was Big Mistake

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David P. Hamilton : Where’s Our Sense of History?

Rocamadour, a historic village in the Dordogne region of France. Photo from Les Bau-Tremblay en voyage website.A sense of history:We don’t have it. France does. By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / June 9, 2010 “Living in France … finish reading David P. Hamilton : Where’s Our Sense of History?

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Paul Baker : Giant of Texas Theater Dies at 98

Paul Baker in front of Dallas Theater Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1960. Photo by Eliot Elisofon / Life Images.Giant of Texas theater Paul Baker:Director, educator, firebrand dies at 98 See ‘Paul Baker at Baylor: A student remembers,’ by … finish reading Paul Baker : Giant of Texas Theater Dies at 98

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Banking : Independence and the Texas Patels

A rupee saved is a rupee earned. In contrast to the frozen giants of global finance who drag us every day down closer to the next bottom… the Texas Patels are moving their Dallas banking enterprise into competition with billion-dollar … finish reading Banking : Independence and the Texas Patels

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Cindy Sheehan : The ‘Myths of the Robber Class’

Rag Bloggers meet with Cindy Sheehan, June 11, 2009. From left, Former Camp Casey organizer Patrice Schexnayder, The Rag Blog’s Jim Retherford and Alice Embree, Cindy Sheehan, Rag Blog co-editor Thorne Dreyer and correspondent David MacBryde, and Chris Hargreaves of … finish reading Cindy Sheehan : The ‘Myths of the Robber Class’

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What’s in a Name? ‘César Chávez Blvd’ and Dallas’ Own Border Fence

Supporters of renaming a Dallas street for César Chávez crowd a City Planning Commission meeting at Dallas City Hall.Dallas: Latino Heroes Need Not Apply right-wing, anti-immigrant forces… dig in their heels and draw their own border fence to block Latino … finish reading What’s in a Name? ‘César Chávez Blvd’ and Dallas’ Own Border Fence

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