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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Susan Moffat Albany Bulb, a former landfill, is a thirty-one-acre battleground for the Bay Area’s competing progressive movements for social justice, environmental conservation, and politically engaged art. Street protest, lawsuits, regulatory jockeying, anarchist camp-ins, and art have all been...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Richard Flory; Nalika Gajaweera; Andrew Johnson; Nick Street Traditional Protestant religious practice is on the wane in the United States of America. For various reasons, many of the institutions that formed centuries or even millennia ago are no longer fulfilling the yearnings of the current...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 92–93.
Published: 01 June 2014
... years, most often when issues of gentrification are at play, such as “Die Yuppie Scum,” used in protests in New York City in the 1980s. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Protest Die Techie Scum Die Yuppie Scum gentrification anti-gentrification annie powers Die...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 5–12.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ami Sommariva and Louis Warren While protecting a tent encampment of student protesters on 18 November 2011, UC Davis freshman Ian Lee was pepper-sprayed by campus police. Boom assistant editor Ami Sommariva and Boom editor-in-chief Louis Warren sat down with Lee to talk about his experience with...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 99–107.
Published: 01 October 2012
... marches in 1965, an escalation of anti-war protests in 1966, and, in January of 1967, the dramatic firing of UC President Clark Kerr by Governor Ronald Regan at a meeting of the Board Regents. The following year the University of California would celebrate its hundredth year, and to celebrate this, the UC...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... boom and bust from 1999 to 2000. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Gentrification protest Manhattanization redevelopment housing rent control dot-com boom chris carlsson Shaping the City from Below San Francisco s history offers lessons for the future San...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... alongside a community kitchen to feed those who were in the greatest need. Over the protests of sugar plan- tation owners and cattle ranchers worried that thirsty squat- ters would squander water needed for agribusiness, the Secretary of Public Works provided water pipes. The pipes were installed, and a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... historian at the University of San Diego, quotes Ellen Scripps describing La Jolla as a woman s town1 As a progressive colony, it was friendly to spiritualists, scien- tists, theosophists, painters, and poets. But bohemia symbolically gave way to mainline Protestant culture when in 1913 a large wooden...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
...? Starr: Protestantism dominated the colonial era, the early republic, the nineteenth century, and the first two-thirds of the twentieth century. Whatever one s religious traditions may or may not be, this Protestant matrix goes a long way in helping us to understand our national culture hence, the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... around mural preservation has increasingly become the way for Latinos in the Mission to keep their voices heard. In 2013, when the owner of a new wine bar decided to paint over the building s large murals that depicted scenes from Latin American history, he incited vociferous protest. In the summer of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
... digitally networked world and pushes them from private mourning to public activism.4 There was also an outpouring of protests, demonstrations, and informal memorials throughout Mexico in response to the disappearances, with the largest demonstrations numbering in the tens of thou- sands on the streets of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in pursuit of the female character. Even when students protest, I stubbornly continue to teach this text. This is the closest I get to my own speculative writing experi- ments, but I m not interested in whether students know this. What I want to convey is the rich possibility of genre and narrative...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... wall was more violently broken. One segment, which was to be performed in Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights, a historic immigrant community in Los Angeles currently under severe threat of gentrification and displacement, was regularly overtaken by shouting protestors demanding that these operatic out...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 36–41.
Published: 01 June 2016
... school district in the country with over 90 percent minority students, which has its own police department with a $52 million annual budget. Students, teachers, parents, and community members are beginning to resist the school-to-prison pipeline by staging rallies, public protests, and educational forums...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... University Robert Ferguson calls today s American prison a peculiar ver- sion of hell . . . that the American separation of church and state has imagined for its inhabitants.4 Set amid the wider prison buildings, designed in the Gothic style, Greystone Chapel was designed by Protestant prison officials...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Eviction Times posters activisim gentrification The Mission San Francisco protest anti-gentrification Jose Guadalupe Posada broadsides boom staff Stop the Presses Broadsides from the frontlines of gentrification E ditor s note: The story of how San Francisco Eviction Times came to be is a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... joining that war, but the momen- tum of global events was clear. In early 1941, the Navy leased Treasure Island from San Francisco and opened a receiving center there, and in the spring of 1942 it acquired the island from the city outright (though not without protest from San Francisco over the low price...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2015
... photographs protesting Japanese Amer- ican internment during World War II. When we think of Ansel Adams s photographs of the Sierra Nevada, we usu- ally thinking of the austere beauty of photographs such as Winter Sunrise, the Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California taken in Owens Valley in 1944. There...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... indigenous in 1769 to Catholic by 1833 and to predominantly Protestant by 1860. The mix of religions in California doesn t look the same as other states. More than a decade ago, I began a research project that transformed my relation to California, the San Francisco Bay Area where I live, my academic career...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 90–93.
Published: 01 December 2015
... comfort. She is not just the mother of Catholics in Vietnam but also anyone who comes and prays to her, an Indonesian Protestant once told me during a visit to La Vang. His comment echoed the feelings of many who made the long, arduous journey to the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of La Vang. Although the...