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Jim Simons :
The three-state solution

We are complicit in the apartheid and occupation imposed on the Palestinian people. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | May 20, 2018 The thing Trump loves best is attention. Perhaps for that reason it has become easy for … finish reading Jim Simons :
The three-state solution

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Jim Simons :
METRO | Citizen James, Austin’s loss

James Gardner was pure Old Austin, and a quintessential beatnik. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | November 1, 2016 AUSTIN — One of Austin’s most distinctive, identifiable, and interesting citizens died a few weeks ago. James Gardner had … finish reading Jim Simons :
METRO | Citizen James, Austin’s loss

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Jim Simons :
The passing of Scalia: A requiem for Caesar

There is no escaping the fact that Justice Scalia did more to harm this country than any other Supreme Court judge in history. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2016 “The evil that men do lives … finish reading Jim Simons :
The passing of Scalia: A requiem for Caesar

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METRO | Steve Russell : Voting for change

I guess my attitude towards elections could be taken as evidence that my purity has been compromised. Maybe the old cat has been belled. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | August 27, 2014 “Would you rather vote for … finish reading METRO | Steve Russell : Voting for change

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Jim Simons :
The 50-year lawyer: Defying the systems of power

I knew that what I would write would never be published by the ‘Bar Journal.’ So I happily write it for ‘The Rag Blog.’ Here I stand, though the road was not exactly what I expected. By Jim Simons | … finish reading Jim Simons :
The 50-year lawyer: Defying the systems of power

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Jim Simons : Judge Bill Kilgarlin Was a Different Kind of Friend

Judge William Wayne Kilgarlin. Image from the Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas at Austin.Bill Kilgarlin:A different kind of friend On the Texas Supreme Court he showed his values and commitments had not changed and Texas was better for it. … finish reading Jim Simons : Judge Bill Kilgarlin Was a Different Kind of Friend

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Jim Simons : Ralph Nader Was Right

Graphic from AboveTopSecret.comRalph Nader was right:No more voting for the ‘lesser evil’ When will we stop doing the same thing every four years and marveling that the results are not different? By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | September … finish reading Jim Simons : Ralph Nader Was Right

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Actor, Radical Lawyer Brady Coleman & The Melancholy Ramblers

In a forest of mics: Brady Coleman on Rag Radio at the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, Friday, July 17, 2012. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Inset photos below: Brady Coleman and Jim Simons. Photos by Alan … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Actor, Radical Lawyer Brady Coleman & The Melancholy Ramblers

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JIm Simons : Remembering Cam Cunningham

Former Movement lawyer Cam Cunningham passed away this month. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Defending the Movement:Remembering Cam Cunningham In 1971 we cleaned out our firm bank account and took off by car to the May Day action … finish reading JIm Simons : Remembering Cam Cunningham

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Jim Simons : Sargent Shriver and the Forgotten War Against Poverty

Sargent Shriver. Photo from Time/Life. Sargent Shriver, warrior against poverty (1915-2011) R. Sargent Shriver, the exuberant public servant and Kennedy in-law whose career included directing the Peace Corps, fighting the War on Poverty, ambassador to France and, less successfully, running … finish reading Jim Simons : Sargent Shriver and the Forgotten War Against Poverty

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Paul Baker : Giant of Texas Theater Dies at 98

Paul Baker in front of Dallas Theater Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1960. Photo by Eliot Elisofon / Life Images.Giant of Texas theater Paul Baker:Director, educator, firebrand dies at 98 See ‘Paul Baker at Baylor: A student remembers,’ by … finish reading Paul Baker : Giant of Texas Theater Dies at 98

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Molly Chronicles: Serotonin Serenade

Molly Chronicles: Serotonin Serenade, by Jim SimonsPlain View Press, ISBN: 978-1-891386-75-6 As we all wonder how to work out of the quagmire of Iraq, we can benefit from recalling American radical tradition, specifically the movement law commune born in the … finish reading Molly Chronicles: Serotonin Serenade

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