Tag Archives: Houston

The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Celebrating The Rag’ in Houston this Thursday!

Editors Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree, and Richard Croxdale are featured in a booksigning event at H-Town’s storied Brazos Bookstore. Event: Celebrating The Rag in Houston What: Booksigning and discussion Who: Editors of Celebrating The Rag When: Thursday, May 18, 2017, … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Celebrating The Rag’ in Houston this Thursday!

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Dave Zirin :
SPORT | In the city known as ‘The Big Heart’: Resistance at Super Bowl LI

This will be a Super Bowl with political action outside the stadium and political symbolism all over the field. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2017 HOUSTON — The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | In the city known as ‘The Big Heart’: Resistance at Super Bowl LI

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Thorne Dreyer :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother

‘Maggie’s absolute freedom, her hospitality, big floppy hats and committed heart put the art scene in Houston on the side of human rights and general soul.’ — Mimi Crossley, Houston Post By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother

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Mariann G. Wizard :
METRO | To serve the people: El Franco Lee, 1950-2016

Harris County Commissioner Lee was arguably the most powerful Black person in Texas politics. By Mariann G. Wizard | Special to The Rag Blog and NOKOA News | January 25, 2016 HOUSTON — Introducing a 2004 Houston Chronicle interview with … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
METRO | To serve the people: El Franco Lee, 1950-2016

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Tribes gather in Houston for Thorne Dreyer’s 70th Birthday Bash and
Rag Blog Benefit!

Event: Gathering of the Tribes in Houston What: Rag Blog Editor Thorne Dreyer’s 70th Birthday Bash & Rag Blog Benefit When: Sunday, August 2, 2015, 5-8 p.m. Where: Jasmine Room, Baba Yega Cafe Address: 2607 Grant St., Houston, Texas 77006 … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Tribes gather in Houston for Thorne Dreyer’s 70th Birthday Bash and
Rag Blog Benefit!

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METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Charges of ‘environmental racism’ in Houston

Houston’s Office of Sustainability is squirming over accusations raised by a recent article in ‘Grist’ and by local environmentalists. By Melanie Scruggs | The Rag Blog | July 18, 2014 HOUSTON — Brentin Mock’s recent article for Grist covering the … finish reading METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Charges of ‘environmental racism’ in Houston

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METRO | Marlo Blue : Pacifica Radio on the brink

Money problems, political struggles, could lead to dismantling of iconic progressive radio network. By Marlo Blue | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2014 HOUSTON — Once again the radio network for peace, Pacifica Foundation Radio, is at war. Plagued … finish reading METRO | Marlo Blue : Pacifica Radio on the brink

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METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Houston’s regressive trash burning proposal

The global Zero Waste movement is actively opposing Houston’s proposed ‘One Bin for All.’ By Melanie Scruggs | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 HOUSTON — The environmental community in Texas has organically cultivated an unofficial division of labor … finish reading METRO | Melanie Scruggs : Houston’s regressive trash burning proposal

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Bob Feldman : Texas Still Ranks High in Poverty and Segregation by Race and Income, 1964-2012

Poverty in Texas has continued to grow in recent years. Image from WebGovernments. The hidden history of Texas Conclusion: 1996-2012/Final Section — Texas still ranks high in poverty and segregation by race and economic status and low in health care … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Still Ranks High in Poverty and Segregation by Race and Income, 1964-2012

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PHOTO ESSAY / Otis Ike : The NRA War Party in Houston

Undercover at the NRA: Otis Ike with new friend at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston, May 3-5, 2013. All photos by Otis Ike  / The Rag Blog. A Klan rally without hoods:The NRA War Party in Houston … finish reading PHOTO ESSAY / Otis Ike : The NRA War Party in Houston

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Kristin Moe : Polluted Houston Neighborhood Draws the Line at Tar Sands

Children from the Manchester neighborhood in Houston with oil refinery smokestack in the background. Photo by Tar Sands Blockade. Photo by Tar Sands Blockade / YES! Magazine. Houston’s most polluted neighborhooddraws the line at Alberta Tar Sands East Texas is … finish reading Kristin Moe : Polluted Houston Neighborhood Draws the Line at Tar Sands

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Ivan Koop Kuper :
Stacy and Bunni: A Montrose Love Story

If Stacy Sutherland of the 13th Floor Elevators were alive he’d be celebrating his 65th birthday this May. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2011 HOUSTON — On the corner of Pacific and Hopkins streets … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
Stacy and Bunni: A Montrose Love Story

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