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PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Al Reinert with singer Sima Cunningham; pundit Jim Hightower; education activists Julian Vasquez Heilig and Mike Klonsky; and politics with Glenn Smith and Jeff Crosby. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2014 Listen … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
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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 : 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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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Documentary Filmmakers Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar Dish on ‘Junk Food News’

Documentary filmmakers Christopher Oscar, left, and Doug Hecker. Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar:Documentary filmmakers on media,civil liberties, and ‘Project Censored‘ “The corporate rules are simple: tell the news the way you’re told to tell the news or ratings will decline … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Documentary Filmmakers Doug Hecker and Christopher Oscar Dish on ‘Junk Food News’

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Legendary Music Producer Chris Strachwitz and Filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris Simon

From left: Chris Simon, Chris Strachwitz, and Maureen Gosling at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, March 15, 2013. Photo by Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz,filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Legendary Music Producer Chris Strachwitz and Filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris Simon

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : A Conversation With Austin Chronicle Editor and SXSW Co-Founder Louis Black

Austin Chronicle editor and South by Southwest co-founder Louis Black in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, March 1, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Austin Chronicle editor Louis Black,co-founder of South by … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : A Conversation With Austin Chronicle Editor and SXSW Co-Founder Louis Black

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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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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Superstar Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz

Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz embedded with troops in Afghanistan during filming for the movie Kansas to Kandahar. Photo courtesy Tom Hurwitz.An interview with Tom Hurwitz:Superstar of contemporary American cinematography By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | January 23, 2013 “I love … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Superstar Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz

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Gregg Barrios : The Charmed Life of Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron. Image from Indiewire.Eat, love, and kvetch:Nora Ephron’s charmed life As much as she kvetches, she never whines. Her unique ability to take any pain in her life and turn it into a satiric essay or a romantic film … finish reading Gregg Barrios : The Charmed Life of Nora Ephron

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Rag Radio : Greenlandic Inuit Explorer/Actor Ole Jørgen Hammeken and Filmmaker Marc Buriot

Ole Jørgen Hammeken (above) at an Oct. 27, 2011, taping of Rag Radio at the KOOP studios in Austin. (The show was aired Nov. 4, 2011.) Inset below is filmmaker Marc Buriot. Photos by Michelle Manteris / The Rag Blog.Inuit … finish reading Rag Radio : Greenlandic Inuit Explorer/Actor Ole Jørgen Hammeken and Filmmaker Marc Buriot

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Turk Pipkin : A Simple Truth… or Two

Turk Pipkin with students at Mahiga Primary School in Kenya.One Peace at a Time:A simple truth… or two By Turk Pipkin / The Rag Blog / November 30, 2009 With the problems of the world appearing more challenging with each … finish reading Turk Pipkin : A Simple Truth… or Two

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Lily Keber : Putting Families in Jail in America

Putting children in jail:T. Don Hutto and family detention in America As hope for change in Obama immigration policy dwindles, activists speculate on the fate of family detention. By Lily Keber / The Rag Blog / November 20, 2009 See … finish reading Lily Keber : Putting Families in Jail in America

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