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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., mourning for the students has taken the form of what we call “anti-memorialization,” where traditional forms of memorialization are upended through informality, ephemerality, art, and the digital in order to politicize and bring attention to an injustice. While informal memorials have existed as long or...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... years after it was designated a state park, the environmental groups were key lobbyists for evicting Bulb residents. Osha Neumann, the artist and lawyer, was a leading advocate for Bulb residents, and along with some Albany residents, brought an unsuccessful anti-eviction lawsuit on their behalf. It was...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... political gesture, to make evident an injustice related to current issues of undocu- mented immigration, anti-Muslim policies, race-based polic- ing and incarceration, to ask howmovements succeed and fail from the grassroots, and to tell a longer history of the ongoing struggle for fair housing and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 108–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to be inspired by Le Corbusier s Ronchamp chapel. It was built by Victor Gruen Associates. Baker is, in many ways, the anti Palm Springs, a rough, poor, but likeable desert town, 150 miles or so from LA, just off Interstate 15, with a population of about 700, a place to stop for gas or lunch. When I...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 98–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... appearance on the Larry King radio show with an anti-SSC congressman. He said that he wasn t against spending on science, but that we had to set priorities Weinberg recollected. I explained that the SSC was going to help us learn the laws of nature, and I asked if that didn t deserve a high priority. I...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 December 2014
... longevity of roundworms, is vice president of aging research. Sensational terms such as immortality and anti-death have been frequently linked to Calico in the media. Indeed, Page himself has stated that he hopes to solve the problem of aging in general terms, rather than targeting specific diseases...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... I-Hotel was a bitter loss for the many activists who dedicated so many years to its defense. Longtime anti-eviction activist William Sorro protesting on the steps of San Francisco City Hall. COURTESY OF CHRIS CARLSSON. BOOM | SUMMER 2014 99 Community Housing Movement and Rent Control: During the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... able to do things that no one can do. And the local anti-Catholic newspaper says, We don t want you here. You re whores What are they doing here? They are sleeping at the back of St. Patrick s Church on Mission Street because there is no place for them. They are remembered on the north side of the...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... hence, and as Sadler notes, this eco-vanguard helped prop- agate what the great literary critic Raymond Williams called a structure of feeling do-it-yourself innovation, anti-institutional informality, and in the realm of design, the playful interaction between high and low tech, the futuristic and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., despite his use of the violin, the harp- sichord, and especially the piccolo and the flute, two instru- ments that are rarely used in a big band.75 Any anti-California bias in the jazz canon reflects those who look west but analyze the wrong indicators. Gerald Wilson s journeys, from Mississippi to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 17–33.
Published: 01 May 2013
... continuum of values and policies that undermine civil or human rights for targeted groups of Americans. Prior to WW II, anti-Asian, and par- ticularly anti-Japanese sentiment was high in the western United States. Beginning in 1893 we see a history of insti- tutionalized segregation, targeted immigration...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... milieu of the Deep South. Two social historians, William Carrigan and Clive Webb, have made a strong doc- umentary case that the lynching rate for Mexican- Americans was comparable to that for African Americans.3 California led the way in anti-Mexican and anti-Chinese vigilantism. According to legend...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 May 2013
... anti-elitism of the 1970s and joined a growing set of roughly contemporary narratives challenging the wine establishment. These include the triumphal story of Califor- nia wine in a 1976 Paris blind-tasting, and the 1980s rise of wine critic Robert M. Parker Jr., whose consumer advocacy, powered by his...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 50–55.
Published: 01 May 2013
... struck by the persistent chorus of anti-LA senti- ment. It just seemed like a one-sided conversation she recalls. She found herself routinely defending Los Angeles. Her San Francisco acquaintances recommen- ded that she needed to get a sense of humor, but instead I started writing all the things down...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 91–97.
Published: 01 October 2012
... passage of California s Proposition 187 (denying basic healthcare and education rights to undocumented immigrants), Proposition 227 (eliminating bilingual education), and Proposition 209 (an anti-affirmative action measure). White working-class hostility against immigrants in California of the 1990s...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 100–104.
Published: 01 June 2012
... vote and hold political office. the beginnings of black power were, tragically, located within a south characterized by anti-black vigilante and police terrorism, and within a republican Party that effectively bound the freedom struggle to Northern capitalist interests much as our current-day...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 1–16.
Published: 03 March 2012
...: New York s importation from Europe of an International Style in the 1930s was met by the Bay s importation of style from Japan; the International Style was authoritative, disciplined, non-regional, Cartesian, rationalist; Bay Region Style was anti- authoritarian, pragmatic, regional, ecological...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
...%20Ingredients.htm. 8 Effects of meth are collected from Kci.org, anti-meth.org, and pbs.org s article, The Meth Epidemic: How Meth Destroys the Body. For information and images of meth mouth, go to httpwww.mappsd.org/Meth%20Mouth.htm. 9 Employment Development Dept., State of California; based on the 2009 annual...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the old anti-immigrant sentiment, Southern Californians should shake their heads and know better. From the first group of forty- four pobladores or townspeople to settle along the river at the behest of Felipe de Neve, Gobernador de Las Californias, to the latest immigrants arriving this week from...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 44–56.
Published: 01 August 2011
... would con- sider a proletarian sentiment. El Cucuy s overwhelmingly immigrant-based listenership made sense of their California experiences as pintores (painters), groundskeepers, washe- ros (car wash personnel), and nannies through merriment; giggling at the irony of living in a state with anti...