Tag Archives: Rag Bloggers

Harry Targ :
ECONOMICS | New thinking, political economy, and economic policy

The university community as a microcosm of the national economy. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2020 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — In a recent article Shawn Hubler surveys the impacts of the Covid 19 pandemic on … finish reading Harry Targ :
ECONOMICS | New thinking, political economy, and economic policy

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Bruce Melton :
ENVIRONMENT | Covid-19, climate change,
and permafrost collapse…

…and our new, abruptly evolving culture. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | July 3, 2020 AUSTIN — The origin of Covid-19 is still in dispute in academia. The classic connection is from contemporary bats via pangolins or civets, … finish reading Bruce Melton :
ENVIRONMENT | Covid-19, climate change,
and permafrost collapse…

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Jonah Raskin :
FILM | Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’: An anti-imperialist perspective

Come on, Spike. You can do better than this. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | July 2, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Spike Lee has made a name for himself over the past 35 years as the preeminent … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
FILM | Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’: An anti-imperialist perspective

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Allen Young :
ANALYSIS | Obscure moment in 1951 recalls long history of racial injustice

The CPUSA was the only predominantly white organization to make anti-racism a major priority. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | July 2, 2020 ROYALSTON, Mass. — When I read the news a few weeks ago that Philonise Floyd, … finish reading Allen Young :
ANALYSIS | Obscure moment in 1951 recalls long history of racial injustice

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Alice Embree :
REPORT | ‘Space City!’ lives online,
survives quarantine

Houston’s underground paper is now digitized; soon to be a book. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 18, 2020 AUSTIN — On March 11, 2020, I shipped a near-complete collection of Space City! newspapers to Indiana to … finish reading Alice Embree :
REPORT | ‘Space City!’ lives online,
survives quarantine

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Lamar W. Hankins :
ANALYSIS |The crime of dark skin

There is little justice in the ‘criminal legal system’ for black people. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 18, 2020 SAN MARCOS, TX — I lived in Vidor, Texas, until I was four years old, with … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
ANALYSIS |The crime of dark skin

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Allen Young :
FILM | Two new films about Roy Cohn
review his decades of villainy

Roy Cohn is best known for being the right-hand man to Sen. Joseph McCarthy. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | June 11, 2020 NEW YORK, N.Y. — On June 19, Home Box Office (HBO) will release an informative … finish reading Allen Young :
FILM | Two new films about Roy Cohn
review his decades of villainy

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Jonah Raskin :
FEATURE | American teens and the
insurrection of 2020

Caught between passion and cool. “People don’t ask us what we think about stuff.”— Gabriel (Gabe) Gutierrez, 18-year-old Californian and member of Generation Z By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June 10, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, Calif — I … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
FEATURE | American teens and the
insurrection of 2020

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | The doctor is sick

A review of Susan Reverby’s new book about former leftist fugitive Dr. Alan Bergman. Co-Conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Bergman by Susan M. Reverby (2020: University of North Carolina Press; $30) By Jonah Raskin | The … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | The doctor is sick

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Alice Embree :
ANALYSIS | Vote by mail in Texas: Do it!

In the courts, the issue continues to be a roller coaster ride. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2020 AUSTIN — In this ongoing pandemic and national uprising over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, … finish reading Alice Embree :
ANALYSIS | Vote by mail in Texas: Do it!

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Jonah Raskin :
ANALYSIS | Rioting reflections, again

‘A riot is the language of the unheard.’ — Martin Luther King By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June 1, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, Calif — I have not actually been in the streets protesting over the past week … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
ANALYSIS | Rioting reflections, again

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Allen Young :
FEATURE | New Left leader continued idealistic path with worker-owned company

SDS veteran Paul Millman retires after decades leading Vermont cooperative. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | May 25, 2020 BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — “So what are you going to do when you grow up?” That’s a question asked, in … finish reading Allen Young :
FEATURE | New Left leader continued idealistic path with worker-owned company

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