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Daniel Ellsberg, Kathleen Cleaver Headline Austin ‘1968’ Conference

History as prologue? 1968 A Global PerspectiveBy Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / October 7, 2008 See more about Daniel Ellsberg, Kathleen Cleaver and the SDS Comic Show Below. Daniel Ellsberg and Kathleen Cleaver headline an interdisciplinary conference being … Continue reading

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Massacre at Tlatelolco : Art Can Help Us Remember

Freedom of Speech (1968) by Adolpho Mexiac. Inspired by the student protest in 1968 in Mexico City and the massacre at Tlatelolco. As I started to tell the story behind these sculpted ghosts, I realized how little I remembered of … Continue reading

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Austin : Former Black Panther Kathleen Cleaver Sparks UT Gathering

‘1968: A Global Perspective’ keynote speaker Kathleen Cleaver, center, at the UT-Austin campus. Immediately flanking her are conference panelists Alice Embree and Thorne Dreyer of The Rag Blog. At far left and far right are Jim Retherford and Carl Webb … Continue reading

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A Rag Blogger Conversation about the Democratic Party and Radical Change

Posted May 9, 2008 / The Rag BlogUpdated May 10, 2008 [The following is a conversation among Ragbloggers from a left point of view: about the viability of the Democratic Party and the two-party system, about the corporate influence in … Continue reading

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