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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 16–25.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Reyna Olaguez New America Media asked young reporters in the Central Valley to capture how the drought has affected their communities in this powerful photo essay. Six photographs are presented here, each paired with thoughts from its subject or photographer. © 2014 by the Regents of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... writing his first-person account of life with the motorcycle gang. Dedicated to McWilliams, Hell s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga was Thompson s first bestseller, a parade example of New Journalism and a shrewd critique of the mainstream media. For the rest of his career, McWilliams was the one...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the United States to expe- rience a loss in its Latino population.26 The national media continued to discuss, but not always with informed nuance, the Mission as a space of Latinidad. In a 2008 travel article on San Francisco, The New York Times praised the wonderful mishmash of the neighbor- hood...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., and told to get out of America. But, like Horton the Elephant, they sat and they sat. They refused to remove their baseball caps or place their right hands over their hearts in a display of patriotic loyalty. That took a lot of moral courage. BOOM | W I N T E R 2016 81 BOOM: The Journal of California...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., popular culture, and print culture. A N N A C H A L L E T is a reporter with New America Media. M I R O S L A V A C H A´ V E Z - G A R C I´ A is a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the History department. In 2012, she published the book States of Delinquency: Race and Science in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... is complex. Los Angeles County and neighboring Orange County are almost certainly home to more enclaves than anywhere else in the world, and they are good places to explore where culture and demographics are encoded and sometimes recoded in the urban landscape. For new immigrants, these enclaves can...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Is Love: Song Of Songs Ruth Esther Jonah And Daniel, A Translation with Commentary. A N N A C H A L L E T is a reporter with New America Media. J O N C H R I S T E N S E N is the editor of Boom, a longtime journalist, and an adjunct assistant professor in the Institute of the Environment and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... areas influenced by Islam. It is therefore reasonable to conclude that Muslims arrived in North America by the thousands, if not tens of thou- sands See Michael A. Gomez, Black Crescent: the Experience and Legacy of African Muslims in the Americas (New York: Cam- bridge University Press, 2005), 166. 8...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Everything is here, and then some. This essay looks at California as an epicenter of religious expression and a global microcosm for hybrid religions, new religions, and experimental religious practices. The essay analyzes migration, the California/Mexico border, genders/sexualities, race/ethnicity...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a photographer whose work focuses on people, cultures, ideas, technology, and the environment. J A C O B W A R D is the science and technology correspondent for Al Jazeera America. He has written for the New Yorker and Wired and was formerly the editor in chief of Popular Science. H I R O K O Y O S...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 81–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jacob Ward A personal essay on the author’s transition from editor of Popular Science magazine to science reporter for Al Jazeera America, the television channel. He finds that the new role—and good science reporting generally—provides a lens through which to see most major news stories dominating...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... s also one of the most controversial. The $2.2 billion project, which came online in January 2014, is capable of producing 392 megawatts, enough electricity to power 140,000 homes or all of Pasadena during peak demand. It s one of a handful of new mega-plants including the Topaz solar farm in San...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2014
... was born in Durango, Mexico and raised in the Central Valley. She has a Bachelor s degree in political science and a Master s in Public Administration from California State, Bakersfield. She is the editor for South Kern Sol, one of six youth-produced community media platforms run by New America Media...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... rode a particularly high wave of popularity across South Korea in the summer of 2014. Even in the biggest American cities, you hear the media agonizing over fashion trends long before you notice those trends in real life (if indeed you ever do). In Seoul, however, the latest trends confront you right...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 2014
... seems to be a combina- tion of spending power and shopping frenzy. Even your wallet will find our cuisine irresistible reads a large poster for a new restaurant. Multihued streamers echo the colors of the Indian flag: they hang from high above in green, saffron, and white, drawing the gaze upward and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 68–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... stories and images that pour out of parks, open spaces, and natural areas in the city and state. Surging Seas a collab- oration with Climate Central and New America Media highlights what will be lost as rising sea levels take back land, put property underwater, and disproportionately dis- place different...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 76–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
... agencies such as the National Park Service in dialogue with diverse communities. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rue Mapp Outdoor Afro Carolyn Finney diversity National Park Service nature Parks Forward Commission social media engaging diverse communities...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 70–75.
Published: 01 September 2014
... national myth, a free and democratic America was forged on the wild frontier, not in the country s over- civilized cities, which have long been perceived as unhealthy and hazardous environments. Frederick Law Olmsted, the famous landscape architect involved in the origins of Yosemite as a park and the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 7–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., which is the new world of digital tech- nology, communications, media, et cetera. Boom: In that sense maybe it s the capital of the twenty- first century? Solnit: Yep. I ll take that. It s funny because it feels like the way Europe has the city of culture that rotates, America has the city of crisis...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 103–113.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 4,000 employees as of January 2014 (an increase of a thousand from one year earlier). Currently located in the historic Southern Pacific building at One Market Street, Salesforce has plans to occupy a twenty-seven-floor tower at 350 Mission across from the new Transbay Terminal in 2015. A large cluster...