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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Rubén Martínez The Movimiento por la Paz con Justicia y Dignidad (MPJD) (Movement for Justice with Peace and Dignity), led by Mexican poet, essayist, and novelist Javier Sicilia, struggles to make visible (“ visibilizando víctimas ”) the victims of the cross-border drug war. © 2012 by the Regents...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by Boyle Heights-based arts organization Self Help Graphics and Art, was entitled 43: From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson. The exhibition anti-memorializes not just the forty-three students from Ayotzinapa, but victims of police brutality in the United States as well, linking the two social movements across...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 60–73.
Published: 01 June 2016
... responsibility for pain he caused, Carlos began actively seeking forgiveness from a number of places—society, his family, the family of his victim, God, and even Pope Francis, to whom Carlos wrote after encouragement from Kennedy. To Carlos’s surprise, on 21 January 2016, the Pope wrote him back. © 2016 by The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 57–59.
Published: 01 June 2016
... bring these changes about. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Healing Dialogue and Action restorative justice alternatives to prison treatment Los Angeles Archdiocese victims javier stauring Healing the Broken Thoughts on serving 25 to life, side by side In more...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... things, again what I reckon as truth, cannot be trans- lated But if with your other work you re connecting the past to present issues, aiming to provoke and move readers to action, you re addressing enormous themes: homelessness, temporality, contingency, justice, love, victimization, and humanness...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of a crusade, the New Deal or the CIO, that was fighting to improve the lives of the victimized people who were its often unknowing subjects. But now, in our post-liberal era, such work runs the danger of simply being sensational and exploitative. Frankly, as much as I wanted to write the book, I...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... territory for even longer than the Bulb. Jimbow said he left People s Park during the crack epidemic in the 1980s and went to the railroad tracks, eventually settling at the Bulb in the 1990s. 70 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM The Bulb was last resort for some victims of the economic crisis of 2008. It provided...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
... surprise, then, that Solombrino s story includes a period of incarceration. After being arrested a number of times for nonviolent crimes such as petty theft, drug possession, and disorderly conduct driven by her addictions, she was sentenced to eighteen months in state prison. Solombrino became a victim of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 74–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Justice project documents men and women in California s prisons who were sentenced to life in prison for crimes they committed as children. B 76 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Kimberly Gutierrez, age 28. Our victim was a man. Just a careless act. I had a gun because I ran on the streets. I felt safe with a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
... garbage to his knees. Mack Man was Jeffrey Jones, the real-life version of a Holly- wood psycho killer who prowled bathrooms, using a ham- mer to bash the heads of his victims. Prison records show Jones often fell catatonic, lying naked for days at a time on the floor in his feces. At other times, he...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... victims can be other prisoners or, sometimes, correctional officers. To control this level of internal threat, specialized prisons must allow a range of security regimes culminating in a supermax or SHU. Only in 2015 did the settlement of a new lawsuit challenging the practice of holding some prisoners in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Golden Gate Park was too destructive for San Franciscans and the project was scrapped, a victim of one of the signal freeway revolts that arose in cities across the country successfully demanding that projects be canceled or rerouted around neighborhoods and parks. Roche says the report he and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... California, in great struggles on other shores, the victims of the Peruvian civil war among them. There are those who die in the violence that desecrates our city streets. Other ghosts die closer to home, or in the home, victims of domestic violence. And there are others, loved ones who might easily...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... returned. They say the war victim s mother was a nonbeliever By this time, the Bole Maru religion was in great decline, having died out in most other Indian commu- nities during the 1920s and 1930s. Many Indian people had converted or more fully accepted other religions, such as Catholicism. Essie...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 12–21.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... In December 1848, he stopped at Mission San Miguel, a resting point on the journey of more than 160 miles between Monterey and Nipomo. There, Beckwourth discovered the bodies of ten murdered men and women, the residents of the mission. The victims included William Reed, the owner of the mission, and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the victims of displacement are old or sick. The message we send to them, when we allow these evictions to move forward, is that their lives and our community matter less to us than our faith in the power of private property. Until we are willing to challenge this through a range of options, from...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 68–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Where will all that money come from? There s a lesson to be learned from William Mulholland. Famous today for bringing water to Los Angeles and victim- izing the people of Owens Valley, he s less well known for his role in the chicanery that took place at the other end of the planned aqueduct, where the...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 28–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., victim chauffeurs, seedy pornographers, gamblers too slick for their own good, and always the ruthless rich who do as they will and expect to buy their way out of whatever jam they land in. In his third novel, 1942 s The High Window, Chandler even comments on the case of Ned Doheny (renamed Cassidy in...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 July 2013
... influential factor in the social and political activities of the city and the region should not overshadow its capability for continuity, not only as an intact institution but also as the impetus for ancillary movements. The Occupy movement paved the way for Occupy Sandy, a relief effort for the victims of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... avoid excessive unpleasantries, careful vigi- lantes pinioned the victim s arms in advance. The second method of tree hanging inflicted even crueler agony. The executioner jerked the roped person up and down, like a pineata, until the neck finally broke. Sometimes a kangaroo court strung up the accused...