Tag Archives: Political Action

Marilyn Katz :
To impeach or not to impeach? That is not
the question.

Like a horrific accident on the highway, Trump now serves as a dangerous distraction. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | May 29, 1917 CHICAGO — The daily revelations of the entanglement of Trump’s entourage have Republicans squirming and … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
To impeach or not to impeach? That is not
the question.

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Understanding the Politics of the Vocal Discontents

Remember Scout and Jem Finch? They who burn books …. will also, in the end, burn people.” — Heinrich Heine Fear, Ignorance and the Summer of Our DiscontentBy John Atcheson / October 4, 2009 Fear To those of us in … finish reading Understanding the Politics of the Vocal Discontents

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Beyond Hutto : Reforming Immigrant Detention

Demonstrator at T. Don Hutto detention facility on World Refugee Day, June 20, 2009. Photo by Melissa Del Bosque / The Texas Observer.Beyond Hutto:Activists reflect on the continuing struggle against immigrant detention centers. By DC Tedrow / The Rag Blog … finish reading Beyond Hutto : Reforming Immigrant Detention

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FILM / Abe Osheroff : One Foot in the Grave, the Other Still Dancing

One Foot in the Grave, the Other Still Dancing An inspirational political life captured on film by Barbara J. Berg / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2009 [A review of Abe Osheroff: One Foot in the Grave, the Other … finish reading FILM / Abe Osheroff : One Foot in the Grave, the Other Still Dancing

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Robert Jensen : Beyond Grief and Rage: Palestine and the Politics of Resistance

Israeli and American Flags Lapel Pin / Judaica Heaven!. The grief is achingly real, and the rage is morally justified. Our task today is to think about how to channel the power of those emotions into effective political action. By … finish reading Robert Jensen : Beyond Grief and Rage: Palestine and the Politics of Resistance

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Greek Riots Expand; Address Corrupt Political System

Thousands march at funeral of Greek youth Alexandros Grigoropoulos; demand end to culture of corruption. There’s more to the Greek uprising then the alleged murder of an anarchist youth. Photo by Reuters / AP. ‘A switch has been flicked and … finish reading Greek Riots Expand; Address Corrupt Political System

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Dem Convention Protesters: "Fuck Fox News"

Boy, how right did the protesting youth get this? Fox News, “fair and balanced,” deserves every bit of abuse that anyone cares to dish them. “Fair” refers to their disdain for the facts, while “balanced” reflects their racism and hatred … finish reading Dem Convention Protesters: "Fuck Fox News"

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Drug Policy: Dictated by Tabloid Irrationality

Although this article is about British drug policy, its basic content and conclusions apply perfectly to US drug policy. Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog The Case is Overwhelming: All Experts Agree: Legalize DrugsBy JULIAN CRITCHLEY / August 15, 2008 … finish reading Drug Policy: Dictated by Tabloid Irrationality

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Food For Thought

Turning Your Lawn into a Victory Garden Won’t Save You — Fighting the Corporations WillBy Stan Cox / June 23, 2008 The corporate agriculture industry would like nothing better than to see us spend all of our free time in … finish reading Food For Thought

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