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Steve Russell :
The Donald Virus: ‘Who’s Gonna Build
Your Wall?’

This shoe was not cobbled to order for Mr. Trump. It just happens to fit his foot. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | March 11, 2016 I think it’s viral when several people who don’t know each other … finish reading Steve Russell :
The Donald Virus: ‘Who’s Gonna Build
Your Wall?’

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Decriminalize Baseball!

Ryan Braun isn’t Al Capone. Image from Deadspin. Decriminalize the game:A solution to baseball’s drug wars I love baseball and it’s tragic to watch it self-devour. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2013 See Thorne Dreyer’s … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Decriminalize Baseball!

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REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

Pre-Incan metal vessels in the Larco Museum, Lima, for storing coca leaves. Human-faced pots from some early Andean cultures (not shown) have distended cheek pouches, where coca leaves are held during use. The central figure above is using coca in … finish reading REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

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David P. Hamilton : The Physics of the Drug War

Mexican soldiers at site in Acapulco where three dismembered bodies were found in March 2012. Photo by Pedro Pardo / Agence France-Presse /Getty Images.Drug War futures:The dynamics againstan end to prohibition The reliable physics of the drug war is that … finish reading David P. Hamilton : The Physics of the Drug War

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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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The Rag Blog : Peace and Justice Activist Tom Hayden in Austin

Progressive activist and New Left pioneer:Tom Hayden in Austin Saturday The Rag Blog and Rag Radio are presenting progressive activist and New Left icon Tom Hayden at the 5604 Manor Community Center, 5604 Manor Rd. in Austin, on Saturday, August … finish reading The Rag Blog : Peace and Justice Activist Tom Hayden in Austin

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Tom Hayden : Javier Sicilia’s Caravan for Peace Takes on the Drug War

Mexican poet Javier Sicilia and members of his Caravan for Peace protest the drug war earlier this summer in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Photo by Henry Romero / Reuters.Can the Caravan for Peaceend the War on Drugs? “The powers that be were … finish reading Tom Hayden : Javier Sicilia’s Caravan for Peace Takes on the Drug War

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : Oliver Stone’s Over-the-Top ‘Savages’

Savages:Oliver Stone’s over-the-top stoner picture Good and bad run along parallel tracks in Savages, which might well be described as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid meets The Last of the Mohicans. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | July … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : Oliver Stone’s Over-the-Top ‘Savages’

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William Michael Hanks : Darkness and Light

Photo by Diego Huerta, from the 31K Portraits for Peace exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin.Darkness and Light:31K Portraits for Peace(31K Retratos por la Paz) By William Michael Hanks | The Rag Blog | April 19, 2012 See Gallery … finish reading William Michael Hanks : Darkness and Light

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Harry Targ : Diplomatic Rejection at Cartagena Summit Reflects U.S. Decline

Is U.S. image fading? President Obama on giant screen at Americas Summit in Cartagena, April 14, 2012. Photo by John Vizcaino / Reuters.Occupy Latin America:Changing relations in the hemisphere Latin America’s rejection of U.S. diplomatic dominance at the Cartagena, Colombia, … finish reading Harry Targ : Diplomatic Rejection at Cartagena Summit Reflects U.S. Decline

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David P. Hamilton : Guatemala’s Perez Molina Wants to Legalize all Drugs

Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina, left, with his Defense Minister Ulises Ansueto Giron, during a ceremony in Guatemala City in January. Photo from AFP / Tico Times.Otto Perez Molina and the Drug War Perez Molina surprised everyone by announcing that … finish reading David P. Hamilton : Guatemala’s Perez Molina Wants to Legalize all Drugs

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Ted McLaughlin : U.S. Leads World in Incarceration Rate

Chart shows skyrocketing rate of incarceration in U.S. as of 2006. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE We’re number one!U.S. is off charts in rate of incarceration By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 11, 2010 The citizens of … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : U.S. Leads World in Incarceration Rate

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