Tag Archives: New York City

Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio commits to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030, calling it ‘a moral imperative.’ By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 24, 2014 NEW YORK — With hundreds of thousands … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Marching for a green economy ‘built to last’

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Jonah Raskin :
My Valentine’s Day

I had my best Valentine’s Day ever dancing in the streets of New York with about 60 beautiful women protesting violence against women. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 18, 2014 NEW YORK CITY — I didn’t … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
My Valentine’s Day

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : ‘Radio Unnameable’ Legend Bob Fass and Filmmaker Paul Lovelace

Late-night radio revolutionary Bob Fass, left, and filmmaker Paul Lovelace. Rag Radio podcast: Free-form radio legend Bob Fass and‘Radio Unnameable‘ filmmaker Paul Lovelace “I wanna be a neuron — I don’t wanna be the brain. We’re all the brain.” — Bob … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : ‘Radio Unnameable’ Legend Bob Fass and Filmmaker Paul Lovelace

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FILM / Michael Simmons : How Bob Fass Revolutionized Late-Night Radio

Bob Fass in the WBAI studios in New York. Photo by, yes, Bob Fass. Photos courtesy Radio Unnameable. Radio Unnameable:Bob Fass revolutionized late-night radio Fass and ‘Cabal’ changed history and deserve the credit and Lovelace and Wolfson have provided the … finish reading FILM / Michael Simmons : How Bob Fass Revolutionized Late-Night Radio

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘Love Goes to Buildings on Fire’

Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: New York City, just like I pictured it From the steamy streets of the South Bronx and the future that would become hip-hop to the steamier bathhouses and clubs in lower Manhattan that became … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘Love Goes to Buildings on Fire’

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘More Powerful Than Dynamite’

Occupy 1914?‘More Powerful Than Dynamite’ By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | May 2, 2012 [More Powerful Than Dynamite: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives and New York’s Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones (2012: Walker and Company); Hardcover; 416 pp.; $28.] … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘More Powerful Than Dynamite’

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Joan Wile : Granny Votes ‘Yea’ on ‘Wall Street’ Youth

General Assembly at Occupy Wall Street in New York. Photos by Caroline Schiff / Flickr.A ‘granny-report’ from Occupy Wall Street:Discouraged about today’s youth?Fuggeddaboudit!!! I left the meeting with a singing heart. I absolutely believe these marvelous young justice-seekers will change … finish reading Joan Wile : Granny Votes ‘Yea’ on ‘Wall Street’ Youth

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Joan Wile : Calling All Grannies!

Another grandmother against the war. Photo from cessemi’s photostream / Flickr.Calling all peace granniesto get off their fannies By Joan Wile / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2011 NEW YORK CITY — There we were, last Wednesday as usual, … finish reading Joan Wile : Calling All Grannies!

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Thomas Good : Hatred and Healing at Ground Zero

Photo by Bud Korotzer / NLN.The objectification of Other:Hatred and healing at Ground Zero By Thomas Good / The Rag Blog / August 23, 2010 See photo gallery, Below. NEW YORK — Sunday was another rainy day in New York … finish reading Thomas Good : Hatred and Healing at Ground Zero

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Mariann G. Wizard : Poet/Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck Dies in New York

UPDATED Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 9:03 a.m. (CST) Marilyn Buck was released from prison July 15, 2010.Recently released from Texas prison:Cancer takes poet Marilyn Buck By Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog / August 3, 2010 AUSTIN — Friends … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard : Poet/Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck Dies in New York

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Tuli Kupferberg of The Fugs : Rock’s Inner City Shaman

Tuli Kupferberg. Image from The Poetry Project.Beat poet, humanist, political mystic, rock star:The Fugs’ Tuli Kupferberg dies at 86 Despite all my waspy-whitebread cultural upbringing I fell in love with this individual immediately, even though he was probably the ugliest … finish reading Tuli Kupferberg of The Fugs : Rock’s Inner City Shaman

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A Poet’s Legacy : No Rest for the Weary?

Image from Steve and Sara’s Photostream / Flickr.Edna St. Vincent Millay andThe profitability of charity By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2010 “Thou canst not move across the grassBut my quick eyes will see Thee … finish reading A Poet’s Legacy : No Rest for the Weary?

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