Search Results for:

ALICE EMBREE | HISTORY | ‘Defending Dissidents: The Austin Law Commune’

They came to the aid of an ever-growing community of dissidents who needed to be defended in courts of law. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 29, 2022 AUSTIN — In the midst of the national upheaval … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

ALICE EMBREE | REMEMBRANCE | Scott Pittman: March 23, 1940 – July 31, 2022

A former UT-Austin activist, Scott settled in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he devoted himself to the teaching of Permaculture. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 28, 2022 Many people knew Scott Pittman in Austin as a … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

ELAINE COHEN : STORY | An Austin tale of memory, reflection, and healing

I felt it a place of camaraderie, of a Mediterranean aesthetic that was familiar. By Elaine Cohen | The Rag Blog | November 27, 2022 AUSTIN — I moved to Austin in the spring of 1997.   South by Southwest was … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , | 4 Comments

ANNE LEWIS | VERSE | Remembering Danny Fetonte

Danny Fetonte, lifelong activist, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2022, surrounded by his family.  Danny was born in 1950, in New York City.  He met and married Barbara Fetonte in Buffalo, New York.  A celebration of his life was … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THE RAG BLOG | BOOKS | Honorees Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree to make presentation at Texas Book Festival Nov. 5 in Austin

By The Rag Blog | The Rag Blog | Oct. 28, 2022 Thorne Dreyer, author of Making Waves: The Rag Radio Interviews and Alice Embree, who wrote the feminist memoir, Voice Lessons, will give a presentation at the Texas Book … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

ALICE EMBREE | BOOKS | Ellen Cassedy’s ‘Working 9 to 5: A Women’s Movement, a Labor Union, and the Iconic Movie’

The 9 to 5 group in Boston used daring theatrical tactics and dogged leafleting and more, and helped to inspire the movie, ‘9 to 5’ which is also discussed in this book. Listen to Alice Embree and Thorne Dreyer interview … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

BRUCE MELTON | CLIMATE | Sequoias burn: Ongoing collapse of the unburnable

The dead giants command a most unswerving attention. By Bruce Melton | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2022 Bruce Melton will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio Friday, September 23, from 2-3 p.m. CT on KOOP 91.7-FM in … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

SHERRIE TATUM : MEMOIR | The Crying Game and Other Musical Memories

John Aielli created his daily alchemy of connections with the soul of the city for over 40 years. By Sherrie Tatum | The Rag Blog | September 15, 2022 This is a story I wrote in 2008 as a memoir … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

THE RAG BLOG : BOOKS | Thorne Dreyer’s ‘Making Waves’ and Alice Embree’s ‘Voice Lessons’ chosen for Texas Book Festival

By The Rag Blog / September 8, 2022 Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree are among a group of almost 300 American authors, many of them nationally known bestselling writers, who were announced at an “author reveal” event on September 7, … Continue reading

Posted in Rag Bloggers | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

LAMAR W. HANKINS : CHURCH AND STATE | ‘In reason we trust’

Sen. Hughes posted on Twitter that the national motto ‘asserts our collective trust in a sovereign God.’ By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 18, 2022 Senate Bill 797, co-authored by Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) and Rep. … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

BILL OAKEY : ENVIRONMENT | Austin Energy’s rate case debacle: A stunning management failure

By Bill Oakey | The Rag Blog | August 12, 2022 This article first appeared in Austin Affordability and was cross-posted to The Rag Blog. It applies especially to the citizens of Austin but it might just strike home wherever … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Larry Piltz : VERSE | my god is godzilla

my god is godzilla my god is godzilla he too is a killa gets some kind of thrilla and makes a big dilla of the whole magilla by getting his filla keeping it rilla like an Attila or rabid gorilla … Continue reading

Posted in RagBlog | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments