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Steve Rossignol :
A way station for the Underground Railroad in Blanco County?

Some may be surprised that there was an Underground Railroad network in Texas. By Steve Rossignol | The Rag Blog | February 13, 2020 We are all familiar with the tales of the Underground Railroad, how enslaved people in the … finish reading Steve Rossignol :
A way station for the Underground Railroad in Blanco County?

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Alice Embree :
‘Space City!’ project: Calling all hoarders

Help us preserve Houston’s historic underground newspaper. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 12, 2019 Did you work on Space City!, Houston’s historic underground newspaper? Did you sell it? Did you read it? You may be able … finish reading Alice Embree :
‘Space City!’ project: Calling all hoarders

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Elaine J. Cohen :
The Pied Piper of Facebook

A cautionary tale in 2020, the Year of the Rat. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2020 I can’t remember when I first heard of The Pied Piper of Hamelin; possibly after I began to … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
The Pied Piper of Facebook

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Bruce Melton :
Microsoft on climate: The game changer

Historic climate pollution emissions almost everyone missed. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | February 3, 2020 Microsoft going net zero by 2030 is a tremendously insightful action, but what’s truly groundbreaking and ever so much more important today, … finish reading Bruce Melton :
Microsoft on climate: The game changer

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Jonah Raskin :
Hail! Hail! John Sinclair

And Rock ‘n’ Roll… By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | December 17, 2019 Forty-eight years ago, John Lennon, with Yoko at his side, sang the words, “They gave him ten for two, what else could Judge Colombo do?” … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Hail! Hail! John Sinclair

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Maxine Phillips :
BOOKS | Love in the twilight of capitalism

The story may be set in Finland, but the plot is universal. By Maxine Phillips | The Rag Blog | September 3, 2019 [Me, Mikko, and Annikki, A Community Love Story in a Finnish City, by Tiitu Takalo, translated by … finish reading Maxine Phillips :
BOOKS | Love in the twilight of capitalism

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | ‘I am the chosen one!’

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Ivan Koop Kuper :
A candid portrait of Daniel DeWitt
Thomas, Part 2

The making of the 13th Floor Elevators’ album, ‘Bull of the Woods.’ By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2019 HOUSTON — A third studio album followed the 13th Floor Elevators’ groundbreaking psych classic, Easter Everywhere. … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
A candid portrait of Daniel DeWitt
Thomas, Part 2

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Bruce Melton :
Tree planting: A diminishing part of the climate solution

This article looks at what is called nature-based carbon dioxide removal. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | August 20, 2019 While tree planting has long been a substantial nature-based part of the climate pollution challenge, increasingly we are … finish reading Bruce Melton :
Tree planting: A diminishing part of the climate solution

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Michael Simmons :
Paul Krassner: Nun smooching in America

Krassner chronicled his satirical pranks in his self-published magazine, The Realist. By Michael Simmons | The Rag Blog | August 14, 2019 REMEMBERING PAUL KRASSNER Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s August 9 Rag Radio interview with Michael Simmons, Jonah Raskin, and … finish reading Michael Simmons :
Paul Krassner: Nun smooching in America

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Steve Russell :
The 800 pound gorilla of 2020

All of my life, I now think I underestimated racism. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2019 Nobody chooses their ethnicity was what I thought as a child from the very first time I was ridiculed … finish reading Steve Russell :
The 800 pound gorilla of 2020

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Judy Gumbo Albert :
A ‘Yippie original’ remembers ‘Realist’ editor Paul Krassner

Paul became what he called an ‘underground abortion referral service.’ By Judy Gumbo Albert | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2019 REMEMBERING PAUL KRASSNER Also read “Paul Krassner, 1932-2019: American satirist” by Jonah Raskin on The Rag Blog. [Paul … finish reading Judy Gumbo Albert :
A ‘Yippie original’ remembers ‘Realist’ editor Paul Krassner

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