Tag Archives: Metro Bloggers

Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

He opened the Methodist Student Center to an alternative view of the world during a period of tremendous upheaval. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 13, 2017 Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s hour-long Nov. 29, 2013 Rag Radio … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

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Dave Zirin :
METRO | SPORT | Houston stadium grift comes home to roost as Harvey hits

Preacher Joel Osteen’s megachurch was once a hoops hallowed ground called The Summit. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | September 5, 2017 HOUSTON — Joel Osteen, the moneychanger who runs his own Houston temple, was the subject of … finish reading Dave Zirin :
METRO | SPORT | Houston stadium grift comes home to roost as Harvey hits

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Lamar W. Hankins :
METRO | Harris County juvenile justice system: A case in point

This is a tale of dysfunction, mendacity, and corruption. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 29, 2017 I graduated from law school over 41 years ago and am now retired. I’ve known of many disreputable, if … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
METRO | Harris County juvenile justice system: A case in point

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Mariann Wizard :
METRO | The fan-shaped destiny of R. Paul Pipkin (1946-2017)

Paul was my sounding board, devil’s advocate, ‘camerado,’ goad, fount of naughty ideas, and sympathetic ear. By Mariann Wizard | The Rag Blog | August 23, 2017 SAN IGNACIO, Cavo, Belize — There was a notorious news photo from a … finish reading Mariann Wizard :
METRO | The fan-shaped destiny of R. Paul Pipkin (1946-2017)

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Richard Croxdale :
METRO | San Marcos’s limited minimum wage law has gotten little attention

The law, in force since last November, applies only to businesses seeking economic incentives. By Richard Croxdale | The Rag Blog | June 12, 2017 SAN MARCOS, Texas — $15 an hour x 40 hours a week = $600 a … finish reading Richard Croxdale :
METRO | San Marcos’s limited minimum wage law has gotten little attention

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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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Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | People’s Climate March at State Capitol on Trump’s 100th Day

By Kerstin Johansson | The Rag Blog | April 25, 2017 Event: Austin People’s Climate March & Rally Dates: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1-3:30 p.m. Where: Texas State Capital, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin Sponsors: Austin People’s Climate Mobilization, 350 Austin, … finish reading Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | People’s Climate March at State Capitol on Trump’s 100th Day

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | DSA to screen ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ at the Alamo

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2017 Event: Screening of  ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Dates: Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7 p.m. Where: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Address: 1120 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704 AUSTIN … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | DSA to screen ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ at the Alamo

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Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | Showing solidarity at the border

Our Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera delegation visited Piedras Negras and Ciudad Acuña. By Pamela Ellen Ferguson | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2017 AUSTIN — Nine of us associated with Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF) … finish reading Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | Showing solidarity at the border

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Banafsheh Madaninejad :
METRO EVENT | Be a ‘peaceful protector’ at Muslim Capitol Day

Action: Peacefully Protecting Muslim Capitol Day Attendees When: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, 9 a.m.-Noon Where: South Steps of the Texas Capitol Address: 603 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin TX 78703 Phone: 512-472-5050 Cost: Free and open to the public By Banafsheh … finish reading Banafsheh Madaninejad :
METRO EVENT | Be a ‘peaceful protector’ at Muslim Capitol Day

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Glenn Scott :
METRO | On Saturday, January 21, women ‘to make a mighty sound’ in Austin

As many as 25,000 are expected for a Women’s march and rally at the Texas State Capitol. By Glenn Scott | The Rag Blog | January 17, 2017 AUSTIN — Leaders of the Women’s March on Austin (#MarchOnAustin) predict that, … finish reading Glenn Scott :
METRO | On Saturday, January 21, women ‘to make a mighty sound’ in Austin

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Mark McKim :
METRO | Protest the Trump inauguration
in Austin

Join the One Resistance Rally and Protest Friday, January 20, from Auditorium Shores to the Capitol. By Mark McKim | The Rag Blog | January 8, 2017 America faces a crisis. Donald Trump’s campaign promises threaten millions. We must rally, … finish reading Mark McKim :
METRO | Protest the Trump inauguration
in Austin

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