Tag Archives: Mike Davis

Mike Davis :
Reflections on the election

Even the Cato Institute believes that the election was Clinton’s loss, not Trump’s win. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | November 17, 2016 We should resist the temptation to over-interpret Trump’s election as an American Eighteenth Brumaire or … finish reading Mike Davis :
Reflections on the election

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Mike Davis :
The undead

Is Trump an improvised, rough-at-the-edges avatar of the Nixon coalition? Ask Pat Buchanan. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2016 I finally think I’ve understood why we’re so obsessed with zombies. The discarded shroud, the rustling … finish reading Mike Davis :
The undead

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Mike Davis :
A week in the death of Alfred Olongo: This
is a journal

In El Cajon, long histories of racial and anti-immigrant violence have fused together in a matrix of fanatical Christian conservatism. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2015 (Wednesday, September 28) Alfred Olongo, a 38-year-old Ugandan refugee … finish reading Mike Davis :
A week in the death of Alfred Olongo: This
is a journal

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Mike Davis :
Billionaires and super-storms

Hurricane Patricia come ashore at Cuixmala where English robber-baron Sir James Goldsmith built his Xanadu, La Loma, as a refuge from the apocalypse. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2015 Mike Davis wrote this as Hurricane … finish reading Mike Davis :
Billionaires and super-storms

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Recent shows include lively, timely interviews and musical performance

Listen to podcasts of shows with Dale Watson & Rosie Flores; Jonah Raskin; Victor Pickard; Paul Krassner, David Hamilton & Steve Weissman; Gus Speth; Powell St. John & Spencer Perskin; Jesse Dayton; Philip Russell & Johnny Hazard; Erika Wurth & … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Recent shows include lively, timely interviews and musical performance

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METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Celebrated Author & Urban Theorist Mike Davis in Austin this Thursday

Marxist Scholar Davis, author of ‘City of Quartz,’ will speak on ‘Texas vs. California: Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’ at 5604 Manor in Austin. “If it’s apocalypse you want — and frankly who doesn’t, because how else to explain the … finish reading METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Celebrated Author & Urban Theorist Mike Davis in Austin this Thursday

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METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Mike Davis on ‘Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’

Noted author and urban theorist Mike Davis will present ‘A California perspective on Texas-as-the-future’ on Thursday, October 30, in Austin. Event: The Rag Blog presents scholar/author Mike Davis Subject: “A California perspective on Texas-as-the-future” When: Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, 7-9 p.m. … finish reading METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Mike Davis on ‘Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’

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Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | Counterinsurgency architect Kilcullen on the ‘coming age of the urban guerrilla’

David Kilcullen leaves Iraq and Afghanistan behind to concentrate on how to keep malignant masses of desperate people at bay in a coming urban apocalypse. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2014 [Out of the Mountains: … finish reading Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | Counterinsurgency architect Kilcullen on the ‘coming age of the urban guerrilla’

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Mike Davis : Christopher Dorner and the Exterminating Angels

“Exterminating angel” overlooking a Gothic cemetery in Comillas, Cantabria. Image from Nitehawk Hatched. Exterminating angels If Dorner had been standing on a skyscraper ledge or holding Rupert Murdoch hostage, the world might have paid more attention to the injustices that … finish reading Mike Davis : Christopher Dorner and the Exterminating Angels

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BOOKS / Mike Davis : The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

The reds under Romney’s bed The image of the Red Cavalry going into battle with the Book of Mormon in their saddlebags is quite a stretch; most of us, on the contrary, would probably vote for Mormon ‘socialism’ as the … finish reading BOOKS / Mike Davis : The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

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Mike Davis : Protest in the Driver’s Seat

Image from the Schumin Web.Chevy to the levee:Protest in the driver’s seat This is the ultimate American way: protesting in a car (or on a bike) while obeying the law. The possibilities for serene family tourism are endless and mind-boggling. … finish reading Mike Davis : Protest in the Driver’s Seat

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Mike Davis : Ten Immodest Commandments

Following in Charlton Heston’s immodest footsteps.Ten immodest commandments What, indeed, have I learned from my fumbling-and-bungling lifetime of activism? By Mike Davis / The Rag Blog / November 17, 2011 A friend in Canada recently asked me if the Sixties’ … finish reading Mike Davis : Ten Immodest Commandments

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