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Roger Baker :
ECONOMICS | The economy of the pandemic

What was unbalanced before can’t be restored to the previous exponential growth state. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | May 17, 2020 The whole global system of finance capital is so loaded down with unrepayable fiat currency debt … Continue reading

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Roger Baker :
METRO | Austin area transportation planning update

Now is a good time to pause and reflect. I-35 in downtown Austin. Photo by Todd Morris / Flickr / Creative Commons. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2020 AUSTIN — The federally-required CAMPO planning process … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Philip Russell, Bruce Melton, Jay Wehnert, Glenn Smith, Pat Thomas & James Retherford, Bill Kirchen, Roy Casagranda, Patricia Vonne, Genevieve Van Cleve & Luis Guerra, Sydney Wright, Ty Richards & Andy Macintyre, Margo Sawyer

Our guests include activists & environmentalists & political analysts; musicians, a storyteller, a slam poet, an architectural sculptor & a Jerry Rubin biographer; plus we discuss Outsider Art & welcome AMLO to Mexico. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag … Continue reading

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Martha Mercado / Roger Baker :
METRO | Poor People’s Campaign
comes to Austin

Demonstrators in 30 states call for a moral revival. By Martha Mercado | Photos by Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | May 23, 2018 AUSTIN — On Monday, May 14, 2018, Texas was one of over 30 states to … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Lamar W. Hankins & Alan Pogue; Christopher Brown & Roddey Reid; Thorne Dreyer & Glenn Smith; Carl Davidson; Alice Embree, Kim Varela-Broxson & Lindsay Rodriguez; Roaul Hernandez; Steve Russell; and Philip Russell

Our guests include authors & activists, political analysts, a music critic and a leftist icon; we talk about guns and feminism; and we bid Mexico’s president bye-bye. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2018 The … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with Bill Minutaglio, Alice Embree, James Cole & Nicole Stasek, Harry Targ, Bruce Melton, Roy Casagranda & Glenn Smith, Alex Coke, Spencer Perskin & Shawn Siegel, and Lee Carter

Our guests include the author of a cool new book about Timothy Leary, health justice and climate change activists, a Virginia Democratic Socialist, an acclaimed jazz musician, and classic Austin rockers. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | … Continue reading

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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 | … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Rev. Bob Breihan (1925-2017) was a courageous fighter for social justice

He opened the Methodist Student Center to an alternative view of the world during a period of tremendous upheaval. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 13, 2017 Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s hour-long Nov. 29, 2013 Rag Radio … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Interviews with the late left-wing journalist Jack A. Smith, photojournalist David Bacon, and gay movement leaders Ray Hill & Suzy Shelor

Smith edited the influential Guardian (U.S.) in the ’60s-’80s; Bacon authored ‘In the Fields of the North’; Hill is a pioneer of the gay movement and Shelor heads Queer Rights ATX. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | … Continue reading

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Roger Baker :
The emerging split within the U.S.
Democratic Party

The Perez wing, which is not hostile to Bernie Sanders, seems ready to discuss class oppression. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | June 20, 2017 The Hill, which is widely read by Washington politicians and is rather centrist-liberal … Continue reading

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCASTS | Dr. Neal Evans & Dr. Cecilia Colomé; Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree & Richard Croxdale; Pedro Gatos; Ed Ward; Bob ‘Daddy-O’ Wade & Jason Mellard; Jonathan Tilove & Glenn Smith

We search for extraterrestrials, ‘Celebrate The Rag’ at BookPeople, remember Fidel Castro, visit with a monumental sculptor, and discuss the ‘Resistible Rise of Donald J. Trump.’ Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2017 The following … Continue reading

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Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | An ecumenical gathering for
Chanukah in Austin

Members of Austin Jewish Voice for Peace stage vigil at Texas State Capitol. By Pamela Ellen Ferguson | The Rag Blog | December 27, 2016 AUSTIN — Elaine Cohen, an activist with Austin Jewish Voice for Peace (AJVP) and a … Continue reading

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