Tag Archives: Social Justice

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METRO EVENT | Bill Fletcher Jr. speaks in Austin on the struggle for justice

Event: Talk by Bill Fletcher Jr. Topic: From Ferguson to Jerusalem: The Struggle for Justice Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 7 p.m. Where: St. James Episcopal Church Address: 1941 Webberville Rd., Austin, TX 78721 Sponsors: Interfaith Community for Palestinian Rights … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Bill Fletcher Jr. speaks in Austin on the struggle for justice

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Harry Targ :
Contradictions in this political moment

It’s unclear what the contradiction between reaction and resistance will bring in the months ahead. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | December 7, 2014   On contradictions Political philosophers influenced by the writings of Marx and Engels emphasize … finish reading Harry Targ :
Contradictions in this political moment

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Harry Targ :
What to make of the elections – and what we should do next

Progressives must engage in education, agitation, and organization around social and economic justice issues while fighting the politics of fear. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2014 I am looking at exit poll data and, as … finish reading Harry Targ :
What to make of the elections – and what we should do next

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Sarah Berlin :
Radical justice and ‘Radical Jesus,’ coming to a bookstore near you

‘Radical Jesus’ rediscovers Jesus as a radical leftist thinker and traces changemakers inspired by his teachings. By Sarah Berlin | In These Times | April 2, 2014 A comic book might be the last place you’d expect to find Jesus. … finish reading Sarah Berlin :
Radical justice and ‘Radical Jesus,’ coming to a bookstore near you

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Anne Lewis :
Bridging the chasm between environmental and economic justice

A conversation with activists Bill Fletcher, Jr., and Bill Gallegos. By Anne Lewis | The Rag Blog | February 11, 2014 Steelworkers President Leo Gerard said about the choice between a clean environment and good jobs, “You can have both, … finish reading Anne Lewis :
Bridging the chasm between environmental and economic justice

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BOOKS / Alan Wieder : Paul Buhle’s ‘Radical Jesus: A Graphic History of Faith’

  Paul Buhle’s ‘Radical Jesus’: Comic artists explore the history and social message of Jesus Christ By Alan Wieder | The Rag Blog | December 19, 2013 Paul Buhle, the noted historian, author, graphic novel publisher, and editor of Radical … finish reading BOOKS / Alan Wieder : Paul Buhle’s ‘Radical Jesus: A Graphic History of Faith’

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Tom Hayden : Becoming Two Countries in 2014

Becoming two countries. Image from Shutterstock / sojourners. The war for America: Becoming two countries in 2014 Joined by a right-wing Roberts Supreme Court and funded by the likes of the Koch brothers, the Right is consolidating its power on … finish reading Tom Hayden : Becoming Two Countries in 2014

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Robert Jensen : Truce at the UT Factory

East Mall fountain, University of Texas at Austin. Photo by Frank Jaquier / Flickr. With truce at the UT factory, time to face tough choices More than ever we need a university that refuses to serve power and instead focuses … finish reading Robert Jensen : Truce at the UT Factory

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John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

Justicia en San Juan Copola. Photo from Su Propina es mi Sueldo.Mexico’s Gaza:The long night of San Juan Copala Much as the Israeli government had warned the organizers of the Freedom Flotilla not to set sail for Gaza, the Governor … finish reading John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

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Jim Rigby : Towards a Radical Christianity

Jesus drives the money changers from the Temple. Image from ETC / University of South Florida.A Radical Christianity? I would say any Christian who leaves the fate of the poor to market forces has renounced Christ in every meaningful sense. … finish reading Jim Rigby : Towards a Radical Christianity

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Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse

Image from Knight Science Journalism Tracker.New Storytelling and a New Story:The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / March 26, 2010 [A version of this essay was delivered as the Lawrence Dana Pinkham … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse

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BOOKS / Progressive Giants : Celebrating Paul Robeson and Anne Braden

Two books about two progressive giants:Celebrating Paul Robeson and Anne Braden By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / March 25, 2010 The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or slavery. I have made my … finish reading BOOKS / Progressive Giants : Celebrating Paul Robeson and Anne Braden

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