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Jeff Jones : The Bay Area Reacts to the Rick Warren Saga

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom has always been a vocal supporter of diversity and the GLBT community.‘As an enthusiastic gay Obama supporter, I can see that his choice of a homophobe preacher is a gratuitous political gaffe that he didn’t … Continue reading

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BOOKS / Alan Wieder : Thai Jones Draws ‘A Radical Line’

Generations in the struggle:A ‘retro-review’ of  Thai Jones’ A Radical Line Throughout A Radical Line the progressive fights of Thai Jones’ extended families, Weather Underground and earlier, are connected to the collective struggle against class disparity, racism, and the Viet … Continue reading

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VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : ‘Eco Outlaw’ Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

Environmental activist Diane Wilson on Rag Radio Video by Jeff Zavala | Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2011 Environmental activist Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas, and the author of Diary of … Continue reading

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VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : ‘Eco Outlaw’ Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

Environmental activist Diane Wilson on Rag Radio[Video by Jeff Zavala / Interview by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / July 7, 2011] Environmental activist Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas, and the author of Diary of an … Continue reading

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VIDEO / Jeff Zavala and Thorne Dreyer : Environmental Activist Diane Wilson on Rag Radio

Environmental activist Diane Wilson on Rag Radio Video by Jeff Zavala, Interview by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / July 6, 2011 Environmental activist Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimper from Seadrift, Texas, and the author of Diary of an … Continue reading

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Jeff Biggers : Thousands Honor Environmental Visionary Judy Bonds

Julia ‘Judy’ Bonds. Painting by Robert Shetterly from his Americans Who Tell the Truth series.Coalfield visionary:Thousands pay tribute to Judy Bonds She has been to the mountaintop, and now we must fight harder to save it. By Jeff Biggers / … Continue reading

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A Little Austin History – D. Niemann, J. Jones, M. Wizard, H. Ellinger, A. Embree, D. Schweers

I’ve come to understand that “history” is important. It defines the context in which those who come after (and even those who were present) extract the “meaning” of events after they have passed. The phenomenological (what a word) process through … Continue reading

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Friends of New Journalism

FRIENDS Anonymous Shelley Allison Roger Baker Ryan Bernard Sherwood Bishop Joan Brochstein Paul Buhle Brady Coleman Cecilla Colomé Robert C. Cottrell Richard Croxdale Mike Davis Donna DeCesare Mercedes de Uriarte Claire deYoung Bernardine Dohrn & Bill Ayers Thorne Webb Dreyer … Continue reading

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Blowing themselves up: Revisiting the Weather Underground

‘Swords in the Hands of Children’ is Jonathan Lerner’s passionate tale of his adventures as a young, gay insurgent. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2017 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … Continue reading

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Allen Young :
BOOKS | Jonathan Lerner’s ‘Swords in the Hands of Children’

Lerner, a closeted gay man active with the Weather Underground, tells a gripping story and reveals his authentic remorse. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | September 13, 2015 Jonathan Lerner, author of Swords in the Hands of Children, … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
Accessing history in the digital age

Three hundred issues of The Rag are now available in a digital format. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 8, 2016 Those of us who came of age in the ’60s remember library research as a visit … Continue reading

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Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

I cherish my time at The Texan but don’t ask me to choose it over my time at The Rag. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2016 AUSTIN — The Rag started in 1966 in reaction … Continue reading

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