Tag Archives: Immigration

Alice Embree :
Activism in the Trump era

10,000 in Austin rally to ‘Keep Families Together’; Many Texas victories to celebrate. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 1, 2018 On Saturday, June 30, 2018, a Keep Families Together rally at the Texas State Capitol drew … finish reading Alice Embree :
Activism in the Trump era

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | It’s time for a ‘migra’ watch

By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | November 27, 2016 AUSTIN — ICE out of Austin, an immigrant-led activist group, and the Austin Sanctuary Network met together for the first time at Wildflower Unitarian Church on November 22, … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | It’s time for a ‘migra’ watch

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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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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Are the dreaded immigration sweeps coming to a city near you?

My friends trembled as they shared their stories of crossing the Rio Bravo and the desert, and hiding from ‘la migra.’ By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | January 6, 2016 “Raids are planned in Dallas, Houston, El … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Are the dreaded immigration sweeps coming to a city near you?

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘De Novo’ is gripping, insightful documentary play on immigration

Event: De Novo: A Documentary Play on Immigration What: Theatrical performance and discussion Date: Friday, October 16, 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m. Where: Utopia Theatre in the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin Address: 1925 San Jacinto, Austin … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘De Novo’ is gripping, insightful documentary play on immigration

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

When Sra. X came out with her littlest guy (who had just turned three in December), his eyes widened and he ran straight into my arms. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2015 This piece … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Drawing attention to immigrant family detention at Karnes City, Texas

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David Bacon :
How U.S. policies helped create the current immigration crisis

Six reasons why U.S. trade and immigration policies — not ‘lax immigration enforcement’ — have caused migration from Central America. By David Bacon | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2014 David Bacon will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag … finish reading David Bacon :
How U.S. policies helped create the current immigration crisis

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : An Interview with Novelist and Immigrant Rights Activist David McCabe

Novelist and immigrant rights activist David McCabe at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, March 8, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio Podcast:Novelist and immigrant rights activist David McCabe, author of ‘Without Sin’ “When love … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : An Interview with Novelist and Immigrant Rights Activist David McCabe

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : David Bacon on U.S. Policies and the Great Mexican Migration

Journalist, author, and long-time labor organizer David Bacon.Rag Radio:David Bacon discusses how U.S. policiesfueled the great Mexican migration By Rag Radio / The Rag Blog / March 21, 2012 Noted journalist, author, documentary photographer, and long-time labor organizer David Bacon … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : David Bacon on U.S. Policies and the Great Mexican Migration

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David Bacon : How U.S. Policies Fueled the Great Mexican Migration

So many migrants from Veracruz have settled in North Carolina and the South that they name markets for their home state. Because of ferocious anti-immigrant laws, however, many businesses have lost customers as immigrants flee the state. Photo © David … finish reading David Bacon : How U.S. Policies Fueled the Great Mexican Migration

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Ed Felien : Breivik’s Norwegian ‘Putsch’ Has Historical Echoes

Political cartoon by Paolo Lombardi / toonpool.The parallels are ominous:Terror in Norway There are organizations that support the ideas of McVeigh and Breivik, and there is a culture that supports murder and violence as legitimate means to realize those ends. … finish reading Ed Felien : Breivik’s Norwegian ‘Putsch’ Has Historical Echoes

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Ed Felien : Is the Terror in Norway an Isolated Act?

Political cartoon by Paolo Lombardi / toonpool.The parallels are ominous:Terror in Norway There are organizations that support the ideas of McVeigh and Breivik, and there is a culture that supports murder and violence as legitimate means to realize those ends. … finish reading Ed Felien : Is the Terror in Norway an Isolated Act?

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