Tag Archives: Sixties

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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Jonah Raskin :
Street fighting man

The night New York City cops beat me bloody. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | December 2, 2019 I know your eyes are glued to the circus in D.C. and the slaughter that’s taking place in Afghanistan and … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Street fighting man

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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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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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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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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

‘Swords in the Hands of Children’ is Jonathan Lerner’s passionate tale of his adventures as a young, gay insurgent. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2017 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | Jonathan Lerner’s ‘Swords in the Hands of Children’

Lerner, a closeted gay man active with the Weather Underground, tells a gripping story and reveals his authentic remorse. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | September 13, 2015 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … finish reading Allen Young :
BOOKS | Jonathan Lerner’s ‘Swords in the Hands of Children’

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Alice Kresensky Cunningham
(July 14, 1935 – June 23, 2017)

As part of a faith-based social justice ministry, Cris played a sustaining role for many movement activists and groups. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 10, 2017 AUSTIN — Cris Cunningham died on June 23, 2017, in … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Alice Kresensky Cunningham
(July 14, 1935 – June 23, 2017)

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Allen Young :
My trip to the Rag Reunion

Tapping my ‘nest egg,’ I traveled from rural Massachusetts to trendy Austin… and into the past. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2017 Allen Young, our dear friend and colleague from the good old days, came … finish reading Allen Young :
My trip to the Rag Reunion

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Ken Wachsberger :
Reflection on the election: The Yippie
Puke-In of 1972

‘They can’t beat us. We’re having too much fun.’ — Stew Albert By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | December 6, 2016 I’m trying to be positive but I’ll be honest. I get queasy sometimes. Trump called himself the … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Reflection on the election: The Yippie
Puke-In of 1972

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Thomas Zigal :
‘Celebrating The Rag’ is a marvelous compendium that captures the paper’s
unique spirit

This book is a luving homage to quite possibly the best underground newspaper of its era. By Thomas Zigal | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2016 I came to UT-Austin in the fall of 1969 as a transfer student … finish reading Thomas Zigal :
‘Celebrating The Rag’ is a marvelous compendium that captures the paper’s
unique spirit

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Ray Reece :
Remembering Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda

Tom was not only a world-class leader in the movement but also a beloved brother in struggle. By Ray Reece | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow and … finish reading Ray Reece :
Remembering Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda

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