Tag Archives: Historians

Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Historian, activist & pioneering feminist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Rag Radio

Dunbar-Ortiz wrote the classic ‘Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years, 1960-1975,’ recently released in an updated edition. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | June 6, 2014 Our Rag Radio podcast features Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, a scholar … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCAST | Historian, activist & pioneering feminist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Rag Radio

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Paul Buhle and Milton Knight :
BOOKS | C.L.R. James: Back in style, black in style

‘C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain’ opens up the issue of the Third World struggle in an elegant and memorable way. By Paul Buhle and Milton Knight | Truthout | May 5, 2014 Author’s note: This marks the first appearance of … finish reading Paul Buhle and Milton Knight :
BOOKS | C.L.R. James: Back in style, black in style

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Musician/Author Bobby Bridger & ‘Lost Gonzo’ Guitarist John Inmon

Musician and author Bobby Bridger with guitarist John Inmon at the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, August 23, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Singer-songwriter and author Bobby Bridger with ‘Lost Gonzo’ guitarist John … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Musician/Author Bobby Bridger & ‘Lost Gonzo’ Guitarist John Inmon

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Jonah Raskin : Historian Eric Foner: A Contemporary View of America’s Past

Historian Eric Foner. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.A Rag Blog interview:Lincoln biographer Eric Fonertells history from the bottom upBy Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The award-winning American historian, Eric Foner, has often written about the Republican … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Historian Eric Foner: A Contemporary View of America’s Past

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Paul Buhle : Pekar and Kupferberg were Oblique Jewish Intellectuals

Harvey Pekar (left) in 2003, and Tuli Kupferberg in 1968. Photos from Getty Images / Forward.Harvey Pekar and Tuli Kupferberg:They looked at the world from an oblique angle By Paul Buhle / The Rag Blog / July 28, 2010 See … finish reading Paul Buhle : Pekar and Kupferberg were Oblique Jewish Intellectuals

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin on ‘The Bomb’ : Howard Zinn Speaks From the Dead

The Bomb:Howard Zinn’s last callTo rebel against war By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / May 2, 2010 The Bomb by Howard Zinn (City Lights Open Media, San Francisco, August 2010); paperback, 100 pp; $8.95. In his lifetime, Howard … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin on ‘The Bomb’ : Howard Zinn Speaks From the Dead

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Redefining History : Howard Zinn Challenged the Paradigm

The “Domino Theory” was a prevailing historical paradigm at the time of the Vietnam War. Image from A People’s History of American Empire, by Howard Zinn, Paul Buhle and Mike Konopacki. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Rejecting the dominant paradigm:How … finish reading Redefining History : Howard Zinn Challenged the Paradigm

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Howard Zinn : Why We Must Not Be Discouraged

Howard Zinn, 1922-2010.On commitment,And believing in Saints By Thomas Cleaver / The Rag Blog / February 1, 2010 See ‘Against discouragement: Howard Zinn at Spelman’ by Howard Zinn, Below. I met many memorable individuals who stopped by the Oleo Strut … finish reading Howard Zinn : Why We Must Not Be Discouraged

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Book Ends : Writers Salinger and Zinn Made a Difference

“The Man in the Books,” by Andre Martins de Barros / Found Shit.Two writers who changed us:J. D. Salinger and Howard ZinnBy Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / January 29, 2010 It is impossible to predict whose writing … finish reading Book Ends : Writers Salinger and Zinn Made a Difference

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People’s Historian : The Singular Legacy of Howard Zinn

Historian and activist Howard Zinn, 1922-2010.How the great Howard ZinnMade all our lives better No American historian has had a more lasting positive impact on our understanding of the true nature of our country… By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag … finish reading People’s Historian : The Singular Legacy of Howard Zinn

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Eduardo Galeano’s ‘Mirrors’

From Hugo Chavez to Barack Obama and to you, too… Eduardo Galeano’s Mirrors:A reflection on Uruguay’s preeminent author By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / June 21, 2009 He doesn’t have a full beard like Che, doesn’t smoke big … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Eduardo Galeano’s ‘Mirrors’

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Bob Simmons on Austin’s Jack Jackson : History’s Cartoonist

Jack Jackson. Painting by Scout Stormcloud / The Rag Blog. Jackson left a large body of work behind that will assure that people will be reading and looking at his handiwork for as long as we have a world that … finish reading Bob Simmons on Austin’s Jack Jackson : History’s Cartoonist

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