Tag Archives: Rag Bloggers

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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Philip L. Russell :
2017: Peña Nieto’s swan song

“Mexico’s crisis manifests as violence, but it is rooted in the corruption and weakness of the state.” — Max Fisher, Amanda Taub, and Dalia Martínez, 2018 By Philip L. Russell | The Rag Blog | January 30, 2018 Philip Russell … finish reading Philip L. Russell :
2017: Peña Nieto’s swan song

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Steve Russell :
Calculating our losses: Hugh Masekela, Rosie the Riveter, Ursula K. Le Guin

Some days, everything you need to know from the newspaper is in the obituaries. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2018 Some days, everything you need to know from the newspaper is in the obituaries. So … finish reading Steve Russell :
Calculating our losses: Hugh Masekela, Rosie the Riveter, Ursula K. Le Guin

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Anne Lewis :
Report from the weeds: My struggles with the pharmaceutical pusherman

I see myself in some virtual Kafka novel. By Anne Lewis | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2018 January 10 4:53 p.m. Today I found myself suddenly unable to afford Jim’s basic medications. Rasagiline went from $24.38 to $716.00 … finish reading Anne Lewis :
Report from the weeds: My struggles with the pharmaceutical pusherman

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Bruce Melton :
Climate change 2017: What happened and what it means

Unfortunately, new record-breaking science has made at least as much noise as Trump. By Bruce Melton | Truthout | January 10, 2018 Bruce Melton will discuss the latest in climate change, including material contained in this article, as Thorne Dreyer‘s … finish reading Bruce Melton :
Climate change 2017: What happened and what it means

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Steve Russell :
Is gun violence our manifest destiny?

The last war on U.S. soil ended in 1848, unless you count the NRA v. common sense. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | December 11, 2017 Steve Russell wrote the following article for The Rag Blog as a … finish reading Steve Russell :
Is gun violence our manifest destiny?

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Flashpoint’ is an engaging Toronto SWAT-type thriller

CBS aired 75 edge-of-your-seat episodes of this emotional, well-written Canadian series. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | December 9, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and TV series that readers … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Flashpoint’ is an engaging Toronto SWAT-type thriller

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Steve Russell :
Donald Trump and the great
transgender menace

This president picks on the least powerful because all that matters for him is winning. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2017 Why attack the powerless, beyond the exhilaration of winning? I don’t even get the … finish reading Steve Russell :
Donald Trump and the great
transgender menace

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Jay D. Jurie :
Workers’ demonstrations at Magic Kingdom just opening salvo

Jay Jurie reports from the front lines of the labor movement. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2017 ORLANDO, Florida — While representing over a third of workers in the middle of the 20th Century, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie :
Workers’ demonstrations at Magic Kingdom just opening salvo

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

He opened the Methodist Student Center to an alternative view of the world during a period of tremendous upheaval. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 13, 2017 Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s hour-long Nov. 29, 2013 Rag Radio … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

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Glenn W. Smith :
SPORT | World Series moment: A national anthem in mime

The Yuli Gurriel-Yu Darvish story made this World Series even more glorious. By Glenn W. Smith | The Rag Blog | November 7, 2017 There was an inspiring American moment in the first inning of the seventh game of the … finish reading Glenn W. Smith :
SPORT | World Series moment: A national anthem in mime

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