Tag Archives: Peace Activists

Paul Buhle :
Two global peace leaders pass

Uri Avnery and David McReynolds carried on the tradition of the great Eugene V. Debs. By Paul Buhle | The Rag Blog | August 25, 2018 Within just a few days, 94-year-old Uri Avnery and 88-year-old David McReynolds died. I … finish reading Paul Buhle :
Two global peace leaders pass

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Carl Davidson :
My friend and comrade, Tom Hayden

He inspired me and many others to go to the battlegrounds and ‘put our bodies on the line.’ By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow … finish reading Carl Davidson :
My friend and comrade, Tom Hayden

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Tom Hayden, ¡Presente!

The Port Huron Statement that Hayden drafted, a deeply intelligent critical analysis of American society, became the manifesto of a generation. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Tom Hayden, ¡Presente!

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Thorne Dreyer :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother

‘Maggie’s absolute freedom, her hospitality, big floppy hats and committed heart put the art scene in Houston on the side of human rights and general soul.’ — Mimi Crossley, Houston Post By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother

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Harry Targ :
Who makes U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century?

U.S. efforts in Venezuela and the Ukraine exemplify imperialism engineered through an embedded, extra-political ‘deep state.’ By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | March 4, 2014 I have been teaching courses on United States foreign policy for about 40 … finish reading Harry Targ :
Who makes U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century?

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Steve Russell :
Pete Seeger: ‘To Everything, There Is a Season’

Asked by HUAC if he had sung for Communists, Pete replied: ‘I have sung in hobo jungles, and I have sung for the Rockefellers, and I am proud that I have never refused to sing for anybody.’ By Steve Russell … finish reading Steve Russell :
Pete Seeger: ‘To Everything, There Is a Season’

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Pete Seeger: A life that enriched ‘you and me’

The world has been diminished by his passing, just as it was enriched by his life. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2014 Several weeks ago, I began writing a column I intended to publish … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Pete Seeger: A life that enriched ‘you and me’

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Harvey Wasserman :
Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger

So long, Pete & Toshi. It’s been amazingly great to know you. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | January 28, 2014 [Also see Rag Blog remembrances of Pete Seeger by Steve Russell, Lamar Hankins, and Harry Targ.] Toshi … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger

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Thorne Webb Dreyer :
‘Flat-picking rabble-rouser’ David Rovics on Rag Radio

Amy Goodman called David Rovics ‘the musical version of Democracy Now!’   Singer/songwriter David Rovics on Rag Radio, Friday, June 1, 2012. Video produced and edited by Jeff Zavala and filmed by Grace Alfar of ZGraphix at the KOOP studios … finish reading Thorne Webb Dreyer :
‘Flat-picking rabble-rouser’ David Rovics on Rag Radio

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Mike Davis : The Eloquence of Carl Oglesby

Carl Oglesby. Image from Kngine.Eloquent orator of the New Left:Remembering Carl Oglesby Carl Oglesby sadly left this world Tuesday morning after a long bout with cancer. President of SDS from 1965-66, he was a passionate American radical and one of … finish reading Mike Davis : The Eloquence of Carl Oglesby

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Jeff Shero Nightbyrd : Skipping Stones With Carl Oglesby

Carl Oglesby at an SDS conference in 1968. Photo by Neal Boenzi / The New York Times.Seismic shifts and skipping stones:Memories of Carl OglesbyBy Jeff Shero Nightbyrd / The Rag Blog / September 15, 2011 [Carl Oglesby, a former president … finish reading Jeff Shero Nightbyrd : Skipping Stones With Carl Oglesby

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Duh! Glenn Beck Discovers Springsteen’s a Pinko

Glenn Beck finally listens to‘Born in the USA’ — and freaksBy Jason Linkins / March 12, 2010 You wouldn’t think this was possible, but Glenn Beck had apparently never actually sat down and listened to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born In The … finish reading Duh! Glenn Beck Discovers Springsteen’s a Pinko

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