Tag Archives: Social Action

The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | A ‘tale of two rebel cities’ with Steve Early & Nick Licata on July 27

Learn how Seattle and Richmond, California, became models for municipal action in the Trump era. Steve Early and Nick Licata will also share a “tale of two rebel cities” with host Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, July 28, 2-3 … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | A ‘tale of two rebel cities’ with Steve Early & Nick Licata on July 27

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Marilyn Katz :
Chicago activists should be commended, not scolded, for shutting down Donald Trump’s rally

Peaceful resistance doesn’t egg on Trump’s supporters: It forces them to back down. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | March 23, 2016 CHICAGO — Something strange is happening here, and it merits a serious discussion. In the week … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Chicago activists should be commended, not scolded, for shutting down Donald Trump’s rally

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Marilyn Katz :
Stopping Trump: The Chicago model

Faced not with the threat of violence but lack of control of the message or the montage, Trump retreated. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | March 15, 2016 CHICAGO — Congratulations to the people of Chicago — young … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Stopping Trump: The Chicago model

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Bert Garskof :
Listen to Bernie, then take to the streets

Sanders can’t bring about his exciting progressive program without what he calls a revolution. By Bert Garskof | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2016 It seems obvious to me that the programs espoused by Bernie Sanders, if implemented, would … finish reading Bert Garskof :
Listen to Bernie, then take to the streets

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Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | Thousands expected for Global Climate March in Austin

By Kerstin Johansson | The Rag Blog | November 18, 2015 Event: Global Climate March What: Austin Rally and March Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Where: Texas State Capitol Address: 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701 Admission: … finish reading Kerstin Johansson :
METRO EVENT | Thousands expected for Global Climate March in Austin

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Walking the walk for immigrant families

Action: Three-Day Pilgrimage for Immigrant Families Event: Rally for Immigrant Rights Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015 Time: Noon Where: Across the street from the Governor’s Mansion Address: 1106 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Admission: Public welcome AUSTIN — A three-day … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Walking the walk for immigrant families

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Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Don Quixote’s Bouldin Creek walkabout

Jim stood blocking the demolition for more than two hours before the police came, cuffed him, and took him to the county jail. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | September 3, 2015 AUSTIN — The enemy wasn’t quite … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Don Quixote’s Bouldin Creek walkabout

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Johnny Hazard :
Marathon three-day protest at Bellas Artes
in Mexico City

‘Plantón’ at cultural center plaza remembers 43 disappeared education students. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | July 2, 2015 MEXICO CITY —  Nine months after the forced disappearance of 43 education students, a three-mile march culminated in the … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Marathon three-day protest at Bellas Artes
in Mexico City

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Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Hundreds gather in Dilley, Texas, in fight to #EndFamilyDetention

ICE’s ‘South Texas Family Residential Center,’ run by CCA, is the largest such facility in the country. By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | May 13, 2015 DILLEY, Texas — I’ve been hearing about Dilley, Texas, for years. … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | Hundreds gather in Dilley, Texas, in fight to #EndFamilyDetention

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Oscar Romero with a ‘Day of Action’

Demonstrators mark the anniversary of Archbishop Romero’s assassination with calls for an end to refugee detention. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 25, 2015 AUSTIN — On March 24, the anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s assassination in … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Oscar Romero with a ‘Day of Action’

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Glenn Scott :
METRO | 1,000 march on Texas State Capitol to mark Austin’s ‘Day of the Fallen’

Construction workers and supporters, many from fellow AFL-CIO unions, call for stronger safety and health protections in state with highest death rate. By Glenn Scott | The Rag Blog | March 4, 2015 AUSTIN — “Texas does not have to … finish reading Glenn Scott :
METRO | 1,000 march on Texas State Capitol to mark Austin’s ‘Day of the Fallen’

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Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

Huge environmental action in New York teaches us that the answer to change lies with the grass roots. By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 NEW YORK — The massive People’s Climate March, the most hopeful, … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
Gorgeous global march shows how to win
the climate fight

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