Tag Archives: Indiana

Harry Targ :
Do we all need a Moral Monday movement?

The burgeoning Moral Monday ‘fusion movement,’ with roots in North Carolina, has spread throughout the South, and states like Indiana may be next in line. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2014 The emergence of Moral … finish reading Harry Targ :
Do we all need a Moral Monday movement?

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Harry Targ : Academic Freedom and the Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn Kerfuffle

Political cartoon by Gary Varvel / Indianapolis Star Academic freedom under fire: The Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn kerfuffle If education at any level is to be shaped by the principle of academic freedom it must encourage student exposure to varieties of … finish reading Harry Targ : Academic Freedom and the Mitch Daniels/Howard Zinn Kerfuffle

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harry Targ : The Two Faces of the 2012 Elections

Tea Party favorite Mike Pence is the new governor of Indiana. Photo by Darron Cummings / AP.Electoral contradictions:The progressive majority andthe reactionary state governments Challenges to a progressive future do not come just from Washington, Wall Street, or the Pentagon. … finish reading Harry Targ : The Two Faces of the 2012 Elections

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Harry Targ : Mitch Daniels, Educator!

All decked out: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels models his new Purdue leather jacket after being named the school’s next president in West Lafayette, Indiana., Thursday, June 21, 2012. Photo by Michael Conroy / AP.Purdue names Mitch Daniels president: The crisis … finish reading Harry Targ : Mitch Daniels, Educator!

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Harry Targ : Hoosier Teach-In and the Question of Historical Narratives

Members of Occupy Purdue demonstrate on Dec. 11, 2011. Photo by Steven Yang / The Exponent.Hoosier teach-in:Narratives of labor and elections posebig questions for Occupy movement By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 22, 2012 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana … finish reading Harry Targ : Hoosier Teach-In and the Question of Historical Narratives

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Harry Targ : Indiana’s ‘Super Bowl’ of Anti-Worker Legislation

David Johnson, an organizer for the Sheet Metal Worker’s International Association, carries a sign during demonstration at the Indiana Statehouse. Image from NUVO.Right to Work (for less) in Indiana:The Super Bowl of anti-worker legislation By Harry Targ | The Rag … finish reading Harry Targ : Indiana’s ‘Super Bowl’ of Anti-Worker Legislation

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Harry Targ : ‘Right to Work (for Less)’ in Indiana

Workers in Indiana opposing HB 1104. Image from PR Watch.‘Right to Work (for Less)’ in Indiana:The historic battle against workers By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2012 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — Fifty working people assembled at … finish reading Harry Targ : ‘Right to Work (for Less)’ in Indiana

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Harry Targ : The State of Indiana Vs. Universal Human Rights

Eleanor Roosevelt viewed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as her greatest achievement. Image from Creative Commons.The State of Indiana vs. theUniversal Declaration of Human RightsBy Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / December 16, 2011 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — … finish reading Harry Targ : The State of Indiana Vs. Universal Human Rights

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Harry Targ : Thousands Brave Cold Rain to Support Indiana Workers

On a cold, rainy day thousands rallied against anti-worker legislation March 10 in front of the Indiana Statehouse. Image from Fox59.In bitter cold rain:Thousands rally at Indianapolis State HouseBy Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / March 12, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS … finish reading Harry Targ : Thousands Brave Cold Rain to Support Indiana Workers

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Harry Targ : Hoosiers Protest Right-to-Work Laws

Trade unionists and progressives rally at Indiana State House in Indianapolis Feb. 22. Photo by Alan Petersime / AP.Protesting Right-to-Work laws:Hoosiers rally at Indiana State House By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 28, 2011 “A word on … finish reading Harry Targ : Hoosiers Protest Right-to-Work Laws

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why’s There no Money for Education? (Hint: War)

Photo from .M.’s photostream / Flickr.The legacy of ‘starving the state’ The project of privatizing the educational system, by starving the public system, has been paralleled by a fundamental feature of American government, the existence of a Permanent War Economy. … finish reading Why’s There no Money for Education? (Hint: War)

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sky is Falling : The Press and Evan Bayh’s Retirement

Panic attack. Image from Moonbattery.Press frames the corporate spin:Evan Bayh calls it quits By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 18, 2010 On February 15, 2010, the sky began to fall, at least according to media pundits. Incumbent … finish reading Sky is Falling : The Press and Evan Bayh’s Retirement

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments