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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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Harry Targ : Brute Facts and Political Choices, 2012

Protesters at the State Capitol building in Madison, WI., demonstrating against Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-union legislation. Photo by Mark Hirsch / Getty Images.Brute facts and political choices:Thinking about 2012By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 9, 2012 The … finish reading Harry Targ : Brute Facts and Political Choices, 2012

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Nancy Miller Saunders : Jane Fonda and the ‘Home of the Brave’

Jane Fonda at the Oleo Strut GI Coffee House, Killeen, Texas, circa May 1970. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / Space City! Jane Fonda and the ‘home of the brave’ By Nancy Miller Saunders / The Rag Blog / August 11, … finish reading Nancy Miller Saunders : Jane Fonda and the ‘Home of the Brave’

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VERSE / Felix Shafer : hey, marilyn

hey, marilyn From august through Black august the drum beat us all black and blue and back again where we live inside shadows with you * Here on the sad fuming planet comes a laughing ghost beloved fugitive our first … finish reading VERSE / Felix Shafer : hey, marilyn

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VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : Educator and Activist Robert Jensen on Rag Radio

Educator, author, and activist Robert Jensen on Rag Radio Video by Jeff Zavala | Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2011 Robert Jensen — University of Texas journalism professor, widely-published author, Austin-based political activist, and … finish reading VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : Educator and Activist Robert Jensen on Rag Radio

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Jonah Raskin : Interviewing Journalist and Gay Activist Allen Young

Allen Young, 2009. Photo by Diane Keijzer.In and out of the closets:An interview with journalist Allen Young By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / June 30, 2011 A week before Allen Young celebrated his 70th birthday, New York Governor … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Interviewing Journalist and Gay Activist Allen Young

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Thorne Dreyer / James McEnteer : Dallas Underground Icon Stoney Burns Dead at 68

Stoney Burns is arrested by Dallas Police officers at Lee Park on April 12, 1970, after what The Dallas Morning News called “a clash between law officers and young people” that “occurred when police tried to arrest several hippie-types” at … finish reading Thorne Dreyer / James McEnteer : Dallas Underground Icon Stoney Burns Dead at 68

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part III

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn, Part III By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 Part three of three [Marilyn Buck — … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part III

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Tom Miller : Phil Ochs: Sensitive in a Parking Lot

Phil Ochs in New York in 1965. Still image from Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune / First Run Features.Phil Ochs: Sensitive in a parking lot By Tom Miller / The Rag Blog / February 28, 2011 Show me a … finish reading Tom Miller : Phil Ochs: Sensitive in a Parking Lot

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn, Part II By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 Part two of three [On December 13, … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part I

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 First of three parts [On December 13, Marilyn Buck, … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part I

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Michael Deutsch : Justice Dept. Ups Ante Against Anti-War Activists

Above, Chicago demonstrators protest after September 24, 2010 FBI raids on anti-war activists. Below, supporters in Minneapolis prepare signs for demonstration protesting FBI raids and grand jury subpoenas. Photos from Fight Back! News.‘Material support’ for terrorism:FBI actions, grand jury subpoenas … finish reading Michael Deutsch : Justice Dept. Ups Ante Against Anti-War Activists

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