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Alice Embree :
Remembering Richard Jehn

Richard Jehn, 1950-2016, was the founding editor of ‘The Rag Blog’ in May 2006. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 28, 2016 Richard Jehn, founding editor of The Rag Blog, passed away on November 2, 2016, at … finish reading Alice Embree :
Remembering Richard Jehn

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Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree :
The Rag: 50 years of cutting-edge journalism

A series of public events, October 13-16, 2016, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Austin’s historic Sixties underground newspaper. By Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 9, 2016 AUSTIN — In a public celebration of … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree :
The Rag: 50 years of cutting-edge journalism

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METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Celebrated Author & Urban Theorist Mike Davis in Austin this Thursday

Marxist Scholar Davis, author of ‘City of Quartz,’ will speak on ‘Texas vs. California: Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’ at 5604 Manor in Austin. “If it’s apocalypse you want — and frankly who doesn’t, because how else to explain the … finish reading METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Celebrated Author & Urban Theorist Mike Davis in Austin this Thursday

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METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Mike Davis on ‘Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’

Noted author and urban theorist Mike Davis will present ‘A California perspective on Texas-as-the-future’ on Thursday, October 30, in Austin. Event: The Rag Blog presents scholar/author Mike Davis Subject: “A California perspective on Texas-as-the-future” When: Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, 7-9 p.m. … finish reading METRO EVENT | The Rag Blog : Mike Davis on ‘Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster’

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METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore: The tribe gathers

‘Friends of New Journalism’ come together to party and hail ‘Rag Blog’ editor Thorne Dreyer on the occasion of his 69th trip around the sun. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | August 10, 2014 AUSTIN — The … finish reading METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore: The tribe gathers

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METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore: Thorne’s 69th Birthday Bash to be social event of the year!

So let’s raise a margarita to the old guy… and party like it’s 1969! By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | July 20, 2014 Event: Thorne’s 69th Birthday Bash Place: Maria’s Taco Xpress Address: 2529 S. Lamar Blvd. … finish reading METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore: Thorne’s 69th Birthday Bash to be social event of the year!

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METRO | Rag Blog columnist Lamar Hankins proves too much for San Marcos Mercury

By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2014 SAN MARCOS — Former San Marcos City Attorney Lamar W. Hankins has published his provocative, hard-hitting column in The Rag Blog since June 2010.  A version of his column … finish reading METRO | Rag Blog columnist Lamar Hankins proves too much for San Marcos Mercury

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Robert Sharlet :
Jim Retherford, the ‘Man in a Red Devil Suit’

Jim has been a fearless New Left editor, a political performance artist, part of a guerrilla theater troupe, and has worked with some of the legendary figures of the ’60s. By Robert Sharlet | The Rag Blog | February 19, … finish reading Robert Sharlet :
Jim Retherford, the ‘Man in a Red Devil Suit’

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Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
VIDEO | Austin’s ‘Underground Goes Overboard’ with Ayers and Dohrn

Bill and Bernardine lead an engaging and often very funny community conversation at The Rag Blog’s launch party — all captured on Bob Simmons’ video! Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn host an entertaining and provocative discussion at The Rag Blog‘s … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
VIDEO | Austin’s ‘Underground Goes Overboard’ with Ayers and Dohrn

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Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn spark lively and thoughtful exchange on Rag Radio

Video and Podcast: Activist/scholars Ayers and Dohrn, former leaders of SDS and the Weather Underground, join Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio.   Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn interviewed by Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, January 17, 2014. Video produced … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Bob Simmons :
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn spark lively and thoughtful exchange on Rag Radio

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EXTRA : Rag Blog Editor Dreyer Does it in Public this Friday!

Poster art by James Retherford / The Rag Blog. The banner, designed by famed comix artist Gilbert Shelton, is from the original Rag, Austin’s legendary underground newspaper published from 1966-1977. Rag Blog editor Thorne Dreyer just keeps getting older! “Growing old … finish reading EXTRA : Rag Blog Editor Dreyer Does it in Public this Friday!

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The Rag Blog : Peace and Justice Activist Tom Hayden in Austin

Progressive activist and New Left pioneer:Tom Hayden in Austin Saturday The Rag Blog and Rag Radio are presenting progressive activist and New Left icon Tom Hayden at the 5604 Manor Community Center, 5604 Manor Rd. in Austin, on Saturday, August … finish reading The Rag Blog : Peace and Justice Activist Tom Hayden in Austin

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