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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Katya Sabaroff Taylor, Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez & Gregg Barrios, Veterans for Peace, Terry DuBose & Alan Pogue, Tom Cleaver & Alice Embree, Guy Forsyth, Jonathan Lerner, Jim Hightower, Kerry Awn & the Uranium Savages, Bruce Melton, Glenn Smith, Steve Early & Nick Licata

This all-star array of guests includes a populist icon, Vietnam vets reflecting on the war, a climate change scholar, a founder of the Weather Underground, and legendary Austin musicians performing live. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Katya Sabaroff Taylor, Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez & Gregg Barrios, Veterans for Peace, Terry DuBose & Alan Pogue, Tom Cleaver & Alice Embree, Guy Forsyth, Jonathan Lerner, Jim Hightower, Kerry Awn & the Uranium Savages, Bruce Melton, Glenn Smith, Steve Early & Nick Licata

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver :
Tonkin Gulf: The event that changed my
life forever

I was a fly on the wall. I was a member of the staff of the operational command under whose authority the destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy would enter the history books. By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver | The … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver :
Tonkin Gulf: The event that changed my
life forever

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : We Are Made for this Moment

President Obama delivers second Inaugural address at the West Front of the Capitol, January 21, 2013. Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / AP.Self-evident truths:We are made for this moment By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver | The Rag Blog | January 22, … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : We Are Made for this Moment

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : George McGovern, the Most Decent Man in Politics

George McGovern during the 1972 presidential campaign. Photo from SIPA / REX.George McGovern:The most decent man in politics McGovern, who flew 35 missions as pilot of a B-24, took what he had learned in those deadly skies and put it … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : George McGovern, the Most Decent Man in Politics

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Remembering Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury in 1982. Photo by Lennox McLendon / AP / Washington Post.Ray Bradbury remembered:The librarian told my dadhe was asking for trouble “Ray Bradbury, a boundlessly imaginative novelist who wrote some of the most popular science-fiction books of all … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Remembering Ray Bradbury

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : It’s ‘How You Play the Game’

Vince Lombardi was famous for saying, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” Image from Great American Things.Did winning become everythingfor Penn State’s Joe Paterno? By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2011 Forty-eight years ago, … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : It’s ‘How You Play the Game’

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Nagasaki and Responding to Calamity

Shinto Shrine in Atomic Ruins, Nagasaki, Japan 1945. Public domain / National Archives / Flickr.Responding to calamity andwhat it says about our character The people of Nagasaki dedicated their city to promoting international peace and brotherhood. By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Nagasaki and Responding to Calamity

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BOOKS / Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Goodbye to the Joys of Browsing

Browsing: A dying art? Image from Herald Sun.The dying art of browsing?Saying goodbye to Borders By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / July 26, 2011 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, California — It was too bad to find out that … finish reading BOOKS / Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Goodbye to the Joys of Browsing

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : We Reap What We Sow in Middle East

Gamal Abdel Nasser. Photo from ziomania.Nasser, Egypt, and the Middle East:We reap what we sow By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / January 31, 2011 Perhaps now might be a good time to realize that what is going … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : We Reap What We Sow in Middle East

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : ‘I Agree With President Obama’

Photograph by Mark Seliger /RollingStone.com.Put aside the President’s botch-ups:We cannot ‘stand on the sidelines’ The Republicans are dedicated now to overthrowing everything I have worked for or supported for the past half century. By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : ‘I Agree With President Obama’

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Belize Looking Pretty Good

New best friend? Belize’s national bird, the Keel Billed Toucan. Image from LocoGringo.com.If the Tea Party wins:Belize looking better and better By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / September 15, 2010 With the results of the primary elections … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Belize Looking Pretty Good

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : ‘Crossing the Rubicon’ at the Gulf of Tonkin

E. J. Fitzgerald’s painting (1980) illustrates the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. U.S. Navy Historical Center / Wikimedia Commons.Crossing the Rubicon:The Tonkin Gulf Incident It’s an event I can never forget, because I was there, a young sailor working in the … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : ‘Crossing the Rubicon’ at the Gulf of Tonkin

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