Tag Archives: Rag Bloggers

Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

We review Allen Young’s autobiography, ‘Left, Gay & Green: A Writer’s Life.’ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 12, 2018 “Rejection of marginalization is certainly not the same as assimilation.” — Allen Young Allen Young begins his … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘There may not be answers’

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Alan Pogue :
My General Theory of Relative Violence

The economic philosophy of violence & the cultural/historical development of violence in the U.S. By Alan Pogue | The Rag Blog | April 11, 2018 Alan Pogue and Lamar W. Hankins will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guests on the syndicated Rag … finish reading Alan Pogue :
My General Theory of Relative Violence

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Harry Targ :
What gives me hope about this ‘Enough is Enough’ movement

These young people have begun to ‘teach their parents well.’ By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 10, 2018 I experienced the new youth movement following the Parkland massacre vicariously: through television, radio, and social media. I stayed … finish reading Harry Targ :
What gives me hope about this ‘Enough is Enough’ movement

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Brit detectives solve murders on Caribbean island in ‘Death in Paradise’

Ben Miller, Kris Marshall, and Ardol O’Hanlon change out as top cops in excellent tropical killer series. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2018 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Brit detectives solve murders on Caribbean island in ‘Death in Paradise’

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Alice Embree :
The Census weapon

The Electoral College is the smoking gun for a rigged system in presidential politics. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 7, 2018 See ‘Notes From a Dying Age’ Verse by Alice Embree, Below. The Trump administration wants … finish reading Alice Embree :
The Census weapon

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Steve Russell :
Your money and your life: The politics of
VA medical care

Paleoconservatives have a long-range plan to destroy Medicare and Medicaid without attacking them directly. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2018 Editor’s Note:  The Rag Blog published Steve Russell’s article, “Your Money and Your Life,” on … finish reading Steve Russell :
Your money and your life: The politics of
VA medical care

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Shepherd Bliss :
Thousands of students protest gun violence

California students carried signs like, ‘I should be writing my term paper instead of my will.’ By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | March 15, 2018 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Driving through small-town Sebastopol on March 14 toward the … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
Thousands of students protest gun violence

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Bill Minutaglio, Alice Embree, James Cole & Nicole Stasek, Harry Targ, Bruce Melton, Roy Casagranda & Glenn Smith, Alex Coke, Spencer Perskin & Shawn Siegel, and Lee Carter

Our guests include the author of a cool new book about Timothy Leary, health justice and climate change activists, a Virginia Democratic Socialist, an acclaimed jazz musician, and classic Austin rockers. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Bill Minutaglio, Alice Embree, James Cole & Nicole Stasek, Harry Targ, Bruce Melton, Roy Casagranda & Glenn Smith, Alex Coke, Spencer Perskin & Shawn Siegel, and Lee Carter

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | Alan Waldman’s 20 favorite movies seen in 2017

Plus his pick of TV shows, American & foreign, best stand-up specials, and, gulp, porn stars! By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 6, 2018 The year 2017 was a pretty good one for movies. Half of the … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | Alan Waldman’s 20 favorite movies seen in 2017

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Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Are those typewriters still smoking?

Jonah interviews John Campbell McMillan, author of ‘Smoking Typewriters,’ the definitive work on the ’60s underground press. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 5, 2018 An associate professor of history at Georgia State University in Atlanta, with … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
INTERVIEW | Are those typewriters still smoking?

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Bruce Melton :
Feedbacks kick in: 2017 is second warmest without El Niño influence

‘Recent observations strongly suggest that climate change may soon push some systems past tipping points, with global implications.’ By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2018 Listen to the podcast of Thorne Dreyer’s January 11, 2018 Rag … finish reading Bruce Melton :
Feedbacks kick in: 2017 is second warmest without El Niño influence

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Lamar W. Hankins :
1968: A personal retrospective 50 years later

It both challenged and strengthened my desire to make this a better world, and it caused me to wonder if a better world was even possible. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 31, 2018 There was … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
1968: A personal retrospective 50 years later

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