Tag Archives: Rag Bloggers

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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Paul Buhle :
Two global peace leaders pass

Uri Avnery and David McReynolds carried on the tradition of the great Eugene V. Debs. By Paul Buhle | The Rag Blog | August 25, 2018 Within just a few days, 94-year-old Uri Avnery and 88-year-old David McReynolds died. I … finish reading Paul Buhle :
Two global peace leaders pass

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Anne Lewis and James Retherford :
PHOTO ESSAY | Rag-tag far-right group met by wall of noise in Austin

By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | August 24, 2018 AUSTIN — A flimsy contingent of far-right activists and representatives from white nationalist groups, numbering at most three dozen, was totally drowned out by at least 500 noisy counter-demonstrators … finish reading Anne Lewis and James Retherford :
PHOTO ESSAY | Rag-tag far-right group met by wall of noise in Austin

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Ivan Koop Kuper :
Bidding a fond farewell to Bayou City troubadour Don Sanders

Influential singer-songwriter was also the ‘Mayor of Montrose.‘ By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | August 15, 2018 HOUSTON — On the wall of the back room of Sand Mountain Coffee House, Houston’s one-time folk mecca located on … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
Bidding a fond farewell to Bayou City troubadour Don Sanders

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Alice Embree :
Fight Like a Girl

How women’s activism shapes history. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2018 “Fight Like a Girl: How Women’s Activism Shapes History” appears as a feature article in the Summer 2018 edition of Life & Letters, a … finish reading Alice Embree :
Fight Like a Girl

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