Tag Archives: Social Activism

Martha Mercado / Roger Baker :
METRO | Poor People’s Campaign
comes to Austin

Demonstrators in 30 states call for a moral revival. By Martha Mercado | Photos by Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | May 23, 2018 AUSTIN — On Monday, May 14, 2018, Texas was one of over 30 states to … finish reading Martha Mercado / Roger Baker :
METRO | Poor People’s Campaign
comes to Austin

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Honoring the enduring courage and generosity of Rev. Bob Breihan

Spiritual counselor and social activist Bob Breihan is celebrated on the occasion of his 90th birthday. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | January 7, 2015 AUSTIN — Rev. Bob Breihan sported a black top hat — with the … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Honoring the enduring courage and generosity of Rev. Bob Breihan

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Bob Wing : The Battlelines Are Drawn in the South

Demonstrator at Moral Monday protest, Raleigh, N.C. Image from newsobserver.com. The battlelines are drawn:Right-wing neo-secession or a third Reconstruction? In this war for the heart and soul of the U.S., the battle for the South stands front and center. By … finish reading Bob Wing : The Battlelines Are Drawn in the South

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herencia in the studios of KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Friday, June 14, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Social psychologist Cristina Herencia,UN observer on Indigenous Issues Sponsored by the United Tribal … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

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Robert Jensen : The Craziest Person in the Room

The craziest person in the room: Reflections on how a mediocre white guy can try to be useful It’s the job of people with critical sensibilities — those who consistently speak out for justice and sustainability, even when it’s difficult … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Craziest Person in the Room

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Journalism Prof Robert Jensen is ‘Arguing for Our Lives’

Rag Radio podcast:  Journalism professor and activist Robert Jensen is ‘Arguing for Our Lives‘ “I feel what I’m often doing is kind of a remedial course in how to see the world.” — Robert Jensen on Rag Radio By Thorne … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Journalism Prof Robert Jensen is ‘Arguing for Our Lives’

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Harry Targ : Advancing a Progressive Coalition

Obama inauguration: mobilizing the progressive coalition. Photo by Win McNamee / Getty ImagesAdvancing a progressive coalition In his second inaugural address, the President clearly articulated a progressive agenda for the next four years that we on the left should organize … finish reading Harry Targ : Advancing a Progressive Coalition

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Ron Jacobs : From Wounded Knee to Idle No More

Image by Andy Everson from Huffington Post.From Wounded Knee to Idle No More The movement is slowly spreading to the indigenous nations of the northern United States, which have seen their lands ravaged numerous times over the course of history … finish reading Ron Jacobs : From Wounded Knee to Idle No More

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Tom Hayden : Sticking It to Wall Street

The fallen bull. Image from Tumblr.A legacy of Occupy: Sticking it to Wall Street The Occupy movement energized a vanguard of voters to become more populist in their demands. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2012 … finish reading Tom Hayden : Sticking It to Wall Street

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Thorne Dreyer : Tom Hayden on Drug War and Legacy of Port Huron

Tom Hayden speaks on “The Drug War, the Peace Movement, and the Legacy of Port Huron” at the 5604 Manor Community Center in Austin, Saturday, August 25, sponsored by The Rag Blog and Rag Radio. Video produced by Jeff Zavala … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Tom Hayden on Drug War and Legacy of Port Huron

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FILM / William Michael Hanks : ‘Anne Braden: Southern Patriot’

Anne Braden: Southern Patriot:A film by Anne Lewis and Mimi Pickering By William Michael Hanks | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2012 “The meaning of life is in that struggle which human beings have always been able to do … finish reading FILM / William Michael Hanks : ‘Anne Braden: Southern Patriot’

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Gay Marriage and Social Justice with Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright

Betsy, left, and Gail Leondar-Wright, were Thorne Dreyer’s guests on Rag Radio, Friday, June 22, 2012.Rag Radio:Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wrighton gay marriage and social justice By Rag Radio | The Rag Blog | June 28, 2012 Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright, … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Gay Marriage and Social Justice with Gail and Betsy Leondar-Wright

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