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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... be party to this The judge said that she was a great admirer of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement. But ultimately after four wonderful years, the university police, armed and dangerous, entered the park and forcibly removed and eventually chopped up and destroyed The People s Cafe´. In its...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... food and shelter. Religion and politics are no strangers in California. Cesar Chavez cofounded, with Dolores Huerta, the National Farm Workers Association (now United Farm Workers). Chavez blended religious practices with political activism, consciously modeling himself after Martin Luther King Jr. and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Bruce Barcott On a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in California’s Mojave Desert, the author discusses the risks and potential benefits of large solar farms like this one. The article is accompanied by stunning black and white photographs of the Ivanpah facility by Jamey Stillings...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- ple who would say, I don t like the environment. I don t like nature So everybody is an environmentalist. And the right way to ask the questions we face in L.A., in national parks, with endangered species, the whole environmental move- ment and conservation movement is What do we want the world to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Mexican women because the era s xenophobic immigration laws largely prohib- ited Asian women from coming to this country. Filipinos famously started the grape strike that launched the United Farm Workers, and manongs, such as Phillip Vera Cruz and Larry Itliong, were influential leaders in the union for...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Berry Strike (a significant farm workers strike in California history), and a speech given by Mexican anarchist Ricardo Flores Mago´n in 1917. There are or will be essays on swap meets, musical subcultures, queer history, and Cambodian immigrants, and ephemera from the Legion Stadium and fliers from El...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Yosemite Valley, that inspired John Muir, flower child of the Gilded Age to launch the modern conserva- tion, national parks, and Sierra Club movements.10 Yet this romantic flight from history both legitimized and excluded from view the eviction of native peoples and exploitation of generations of farm...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... One of California s previous Poet Laureates was Al Young, an African American. Our current Poet Laureate is Juan Felipe Herrera, the son of migrant farm workers, Professor and Chair of the Creative Writing Department at the University of California, Riverside, and former National Endowment for the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... rights movement Sacramento California United Farm Workers Movement Dia de los Muertos RCAF pilot s scroll map [detail]. Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. Boom0204_13.indd 118 12/21/12 7:40 PM boom | w i n t e r 2 012 119 Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 2, Number 4, pps 118 125. ISSN 2153-8018...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 17–33.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., the imprint of place on former incarcerees, and, what the future holds for its interpretation as a National Historic Site. The topic is addressed by examining the social and aesthetic implications of the continued use of its infrastructure, the post-war movement and repurposing of its buildings, the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 104–117.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Water completed an aqueduct that brought the water from owens Lake and owens river the 230 miles to Los angeles. in the 1920s, conflicts between owens valley farmers and the City of Los angeles developed. drought had reduced the amount of water available for productive farming in the valley, and angry...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 89.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the author of numerous articles on California politics and is currently complet- ing a dissertation that examines shifts in party politics and political economy, on both the state and national levels, through the United Farm Workers movement. alBeRT HURTadO is the Paul H. and Doris Eaton Travis Chair...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 31–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... farm- workers movement, led first by the famous labor intellec- tual Ernesto Galarza in the 1950s, and later by labor leader César Chávez in the 1960s. The photos of Leonard Nadel, in fact, were a conse- quence of this activism. In 1956, Nadel was contracted by the Fund for the Republic, a liberal...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 88–92.
Published: 01 November 2011
... diverse conservative ideologies.3 The movement s fusion of past and present can be seen in the writings of former Fox News personality Glenn Beck, whose revision of Thomas Paine s Common Sense spent four months atop the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list in 2009.4 Readers can enroll in Beck...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 54–68.
Published: 01 November 2011
...; and bruce Western, Punishment and Inequality in America (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006). 32 Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. 33 Opposition from the labor and prison reform movements dra- matically reduced the use of coerced prison labor World War II. For information on convict...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 45–53.
Published: 01 November 2011
... part of Spain. Characterizing Spain s complex, military, political, religious, and social conquest merely as an outcome of immigration oversimplifies the conquest to a ridiculous degree, but controlled human mi- gration was part of the grand design. The Spanish empire required the movement of peoples...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., Chambers was thrilled to read about César Chávez s attempts to organize the United Farm Workers. Farm worker unions had been decades in the making, and now Chávez had finally begun to see some success after the bracero program ended in 1964. The UFW organized strikes and boycotts to win higher wages for...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 75–81.
Published: 01 May 2011
... pilgrimage. Visiting the United States in 1960, French President Charles de Gaulle asked to tour the research parks emerging amid the farms and orchards south of San Francisco. As his motorcade rolled through the California sunshine, de Gaulle noted the area s distinctive combination of science-based...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... But I was just so fearful for the people that were staying. Days later, we found out what happened to everybody. I had read the newspaper, but it didn t mention what hap- pened to the people that Saturday night, November 13, 1999. On Wednesday the UFW [United Farm Workers] had a meeting and they had...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2011
... passive southern and rural people who stand above the conflicts of class and social strife, perpetuating a myth that radical or progressive thought has no tradition in the South and Southwest. In fact, populist and labor movements of southern and southwestern sharecroppers, miners, textile workers, and...