Tag Archives: Rag Bloggers

Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Facing two different forms of anti-Semitism

We must resist White Nationalism and reach out in solidarity to the communities it attacks. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | March 14, 2019 An old Jewish saying goes, “Why did God give us two thumbs? So … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Facing two different forms of anti-Semitism

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Don Cox’s caustic memoir of the Black Panthers

Heyday is brave to have published this book, which blows the lid off the BPP. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | March 7, 2019 Mention the two words “Black Panther” to anyone under the age of 40, and … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Don Cox’s caustic memoir of the Black Panthers

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Evan Hearn :
MEDIA | Jussie Smollett, and why mainstream media needs to stand its ground

The media’s reaction has been depressingly predictable. By Evan Hearn | The Rag Blog | February 27, 2019 On January 29, actor Jussie Smollett made headlines after he claimed to be the victim of an assault. According to Smollett’s initial … finish reading Evan Hearn :
MEDIA | Jussie Smollett, and why mainstream media needs to stand its ground

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Richard Croxdale :
BOOKS | Debs Graphic bio is perfect vehicle to tell his story

Eugene V. Debs created and constantly evolved new approaches to the battle against capital and injustice. By Richard Croxdale | The Rag Blog | February 22, 2019 Paul Buhle, Steve Max, Dave Nance, and Noah Van Sciver have produced a … finish reading Richard Croxdale :
BOOKS | Debs Graphic bio is perfect vehicle to tell his story

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Steve Russell :
Three swings and three misses

The news last week tells me it’s time to confess some doozies. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | February 12, 2019 My method of practicing the pundit trade is to own my errors, and the news last week … finish reading Steve Russell :
Three swings and three misses

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Steve Rossignol :
A tale of baseball, socialism, and oil

The playful gist was that the Internationale would be the new national anthem played at baseball games. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2019 Rag Blog author Steve Rossignol recently retired as an IBEW electric worker.  He … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
A tale of baseball, socialism, and oil

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Murray Polner :
Bipartisan wars

(There’s no there there.) By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2019 “Try to calm down, America. Whatever RussiaGate (and the Greater Middle East] ultimately turns out to be, it won’t be anything worth a single drop … finish reading Murray Polner :
Bipartisan wars

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Dick J. Reavis :
An immodest proposal

Here’s a day when we can all say, ‘Liar, liar, pants on fire.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2019 June 14 is Donald Trump’s birthday and it deserves celebration — as National Liars Day. … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
An immodest proposal

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Alice Embree :
Remembering Dennis Fitzgerald: Underground journalist and veteran activist

Fitzgerald was a founder of The Rag in Austin and Houston’s Space City! By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | December 17, 2018 Dennis Fitgerald passed away on December 9, 2018, in British Columbia, Canada, where he had lived … finish reading Alice Embree :
Remembering Dennis Fitzgerald: Underground journalist and veteran activist

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Murray Polner :
‘The wish to find out’

Are there honest and independent observers still available to sort out the truth? By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | September 19, 2018 I think blaming the Russians for hacking our 2016 elections may well be legitimate though I … finish reading Murray Polner :
‘The wish to find out’

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Alice Embree :
Give us bread, but give us roses

Remembering Glenn Scott, Loreto Espinoza, and Susan Duncan, sisters in solidarity. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 17, 2018 AUSTIN — In a short span of time three women I greatly admired passed from this life to … finish reading Alice Embree :
Give us bread, but give us roses

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Republic of Doyle’ is a fun, Newfie, father-son, gumshoe series

Mystery, comedy, action and romance combine in this lively series set in far eastern Canada. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | September 2, 2018 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Republic of Doyle’ is a fun, Newfie, father-son, gumshoe series

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