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Jonah Raskin :
Paul Krassner, 1932-2019: American satirist

Krassner, who edited ‘The Realist,’ took up where Lenny Bruce left off. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | July 29, 2019 REMEMBERING PAUL KRASSNER Also read “A ‘Yippie original’ remembers ‘Realist’ editor Paul Krassner” by Judy Gumbo Albert … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Paul Krassner, 1932-2019: American satirist

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BOOKS | ‘In the Company of Rebels’

Jonah reviews Chellis Glendinning’s memoir about her friends, lovers, and comrades. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June 26, 2019 At the very start of her new heartfelt book — In the Company of Rebels: A Generational Memoir … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘In the Company of Rebels’

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TRAVEL | Three days in LA: Tales of a reluctant tourist

It’s clear that there’s little if anything natural about LA. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 18, 2019 “Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real, when in fact … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
TRAVEL | Three days in LA: Tales of a reluctant tourist

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BOOKS | Don Cox’s caustic memoir of the Black Panthers

Heyday is brave to have published this book, which blows the lid off the BPP. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | March 7, 2019 Mention the two words “Black Panther” to anyone under the age of 40, and … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Don Cox’s caustic memoir of the Black Panthers

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BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

We review Allen Young’s autobiography, ‘Left, Gay & Green: A Writer’s Life.’ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 12, 2018 “Rejection of marginalization is certainly not the same as assimilation.” — Allen Young Allen Young begins his … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

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INTERVIEW | Are those typewriters still smoking?

Jonah interviews John Campbell McMillan, author of ‘Smoking Typewriters,’ the definitive work on the ’60s underground press. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 5, 2018 An associate professor of history at Georgia State University in Atlanta, with … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Are those typewriters still smoking?

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BOOKS | Katya Sabaroff Taylor: ‘Prison Wisdom: Writing with Inmates’

This jam-packed volume features several hundred poems, stories, sketches, and drawings by prisoners. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | October 23, 2017 In April 1968, shortly before the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nina Sabaroff, a … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Katya Sabaroff Taylor: ‘Prison Wisdom: Writing with Inmates’

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Marijuana madness: From Harry Anslinger to Jeff Sessions

Marijuana has been a heated political issue in the United States for more than 100 years. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 21, 2017 Three months before he died of pancreatic cancer in July 2012, Judge Gustin … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Marijuana madness: From Harry Anslinger to Jeff Sessions

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BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

‘Swords in the Hands of Children’ is Jonathan Lerner’s passionate tale of his adventures as a young, gay insurgent. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2017 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

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RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Philip Russell, Jonah Raskin, and Roy Casagranda

We discuss the sad state of Mexico under Enrique Peña Nieto; we reflect on the lives of Jack London and Dalton Trumbo and do some California dreaming; and, in a two-parter, we look at Iraq, Syria, and the U.S. role … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Philip Russell, Jonah Raskin, and Roy Casagranda

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METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog/Rag Radio HO-HO-HAPPY HOUR!

Rag holiday gathering Friday, Dec. 18, at Maria’s Taco Xpress, with featured guest Jonah Raskin. AUSTIN — The Rag Blog and Rag Radio are inviting their community, friends, and followers to celebrate the holiday season at a “Ho-Ho-Happy Hour” — … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | It’s a Rag Blog/Rag Radio HO-HO-HAPPY HOUR!

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Vietnam postscript: Activists remember the cause that shook an empire

For baby boomers who watched the Vietnam War on the nightly news, the war has never really ended. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2015 BERKELEY — Remember the War in Vietnam? Indeed, how could anyone … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Vietnam postscript: Activists remember the cause that shook an empire

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