Tag Archives: Alice Embree

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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ALICE EMBREE : ABORTION RIGHTS | Austin and Roe v. Wade’s backstory

This fight didn’t start in a courtroom and it will not end there. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 25, 2022 AUSTIN — The Supreme Court decision was telegraphed on May 1st and moved across the weeks … Continue reading

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ALICE EMBREE : LEFT HISTORY | The Rag v. Regents

The Board of Regents did not love ‘The Rag’ and Austin’s underground newspaper did not love the Board of Regents. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog |June 17, 2022 In 2016, former staffers held a reunion to commemorate the … Continue reading

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ALICE EMBREE : DOCUMENTARY FILM | The Wobblies are coming to town

The Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the Wobblies, are coming to Austin. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog |April 28, 2022 Listen to Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree‘s Rag Radio interview with labor historian Jane Little … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
THE VOTE | Voting by mail in Texas

Voting rights and voting access are fundamental to democracy. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog |January 13, 2022 It’s time. If you are eligible to vote by mail in Texas, send in your application, mark “annual,” and be aware … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
IN MEMORIAM | Recent passages: JoAnn Mulert, Pat Cramer,
Gregg Barrios, and Steve Russell

Sometimes they happen in quick succession. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 30, 2021 Sometimes the passages happen in such quick succession. This has been a summer of such passages with four friends and colleagues who were … Continue reading

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SHARON SHELTON :
BOOKS | Alice Embree’s ‘Voice Lessons’

This important book tells the story of Alice Embree’s struggle to be heard at a time when women were especially marginalized. By Sharon Shelton | The Rag Blog | August 26, 2021          Voice Lessons by Alice Embree (Briscoe Center for … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
THE VOTE | Free the vote and the governor’s hostages

Rev. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign led a four-day march from Georgetown. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | August 4, 2021 The Austin American-Statesman headlined their story on July 1: “Republicans counter Willie Nelson, Beto O’Rourke … Continue reading

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