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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 65–71.
Published: 03 March 2012
.... Stuart Kendall recently spoke with Brand for Boom. SK: You are well known for your advocacy of amateur innovations and personal tech- nologies, but in Whole Earth Discipline, you aren t as distrustful of the government or of large-scale, multinational corporations as many of your fellow environmental...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Mark Hogan This article looks at the barriers to dealing with California’s housing shortage and addressing climate change which are built into the existing regulations that govern development across the state. The history of planning and building codes is examined, showing that contrary to popular...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 100–103.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mustafa Rony Zeno In response to non-Muslims being mystified by the purpose of watering cans in mosque bathroom stalls, the photographer probes into the commanding Qur’an or Hadith rules that govern the use of the cans and other objects which evoke differing meanings for American Muslims and non...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 13–29.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Peter Schrag In the past century, California has grown a convoluted governing nonsystem that combines the hyper-democracy of the initiative process with the increasingly constricted representative democracy of the formal elective governmental system, most of it imposed by direct democracy...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... business, government, and journalism. I believe the pleasures and enlightenment of poetry are open to most people, not simply to an academic elite. Although I take myself seriously as an artist, I don t see much point writing in ways that exclude the average intelligent person. Art without an audience is a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., who was serving in state government at the time, said he thought the law should be abolished. Tenney later reported that McWilliams s views were identical with [sic] Communist Party ideology5 In his reply to Thompson, McWilliams suggested a piece about the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, which...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
... students recovered to date, forty-one students remain missing. Gema Santamar ´a, Professor of International Studies at the Instituto Tecnolo´gico Auto´nomo de Me´xico, claims that the Mexican government s lack of transparency and efficacy in the investigation process reflected its lack of accountability...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2016
... People: Black Panthers at 50. Social movement, political party, cultural influencer, government target, and Oakland-born there are many ways to see the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. This exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California takes a contemporary view of the legacy of this visionary group...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
... flow from a platform inside the colonnade. As in California, in Mexico governments commissioned structures to celebrate human hydraulic achievements. But while American engineers and artists looked to Rome for 42 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM inspiration, Mexican artists turned to indigenous sources to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... interests matter. The narratives that grow from those foundations govern the spectral array of possibilities. For example, the responses to flooding in the context of a channelized river are unlikely to begin with anything other than a channelized river; the most likely proposal is for a deeper channel. But...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... existed for engaging in community projects. Each of the three partner organizations an arts organization (inSite/Casa Gallina), an architecture firm (Productora and their LIGA space), and a city government urban think tank (Laboratorio para la Ciudad) provided a different lens for interpreting the city...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... domain for redevelopment, we should recall, was originally intended to transform privately owned slums into publically owned housing. At the end of the Second World War, when progressives were a majority in city government, Los Angeles adopted truly visionary plans for both public housing and rational...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2016
... real time without exposing the identities of the pedestrians. One compelling lesson was that pedestrians interpreted visible machines at head height as unwelcome government intrusions At the waist level, pedestrians interpreted the very same machines as cute Collected data showed clear rush-hour...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... displacement across the Bay Area, Bearden s vision belongs in City Hall as a backdrop for government action. Bearden created Berkeley not in a perfect period of unity and equality between blacks and whites in the city, but in a fractious and fleeting moment. In addition to the dra- matic decline in the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 36–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
... system. Silverado High School, governed by the Victor Valley Union School District, is not forging this path alone. It is supported by a massive school-to-prison state-complex system. For instance, high schools in nearby Los Angeles are administered by the LA Unified School District, the second largest...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... its name from a performance by the Los Angeles Poverty Department. J O S E F J A C Q U E S is a photographer and educator based in Oakland. He has done work involving California and its prisons that is part of a larger body of work dealing with government s use of land, specifically in California. S O...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 June 2016
... government don t have too many places where a fellow like me can get a job. RONNIE: All of my good ideas will go straight out of the window if my addiction wins over my thinking. However I have too much pride to leave jail and go straight to a pro- gram. How could I even think of embarrassing myself like...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Kathryn Olmsted In 1935, the state of California convicted eight Communist organizers of criminal syndicalism and sent them to prison. This article argues that the Sacramento conspiracy trial of farm labor organizers shows how California growers and their allies in state and local government used...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 57–59.
Published: 01 June 2016
....  Communities cannot regain health simply by throwing people away when they violate laws.  The government is responsible for maintaining order; it is the communities responsibility to build peace. The moral turf of justice cannot be left to law enforcement and politicians.  The cliche´ is true: hurt people...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., reorientation, and transformation focused on the moral and spiritual lives of inmates. It s hallowed, treated as sacred space a calm within the storm that exists nowhere else within the prison. This is not because the chapel is governed strongly by guards, chaplains, or even volunteers, although they are...