Tag: Inequality

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Anthropologist as Court Jester: Civil Disobedience and The People’s Café

Nancy Scheper-Hughes “Just remember, Nancy, that you and I are just ‘passing’ as academics.” —George A. DeVos (“the Fox” in […]

Displaying La Caja Ma´gica (the Magic Box), a chrome-coated plywood box that unfolds to expose an interior of grass serving as a stool.
The box stores grass mats to create seating for an audience.

Seeking Literary Justice: La Caja Mágica in Boyle Heights

Maricela Becerra Cat Callaghan Will Davis Grace Ko Benjamin Kolder Alejandro Ramirez MendezIt is two-thirty in the afternoon on Sunday, […]

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Hanging Out with Cyclists

Noam Shoked Editor’s Note: In 2014, architecture Professor Margaret Crawford and Associate Professor of Art Practice Anne Walsh taught the […]

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A Boom Interview: Mike Davis in conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff

Mike Davis Editor’s Note: Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the […]

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Juvenile in Justice

Richard Ross Introduction by Danielle Moss From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 The United States is the only country in the […]

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Beyond Peak Juice Bar

Reimagining neighborhood, by Alissa Walker.

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On Becoming a Historic Resident of Oakland

When knowing your history doesn’t help, by Brock Winstead.

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The Atlas of California: Mapping the Challenge of a New Era

Explore Richard Walker and Suresh Lodha’s new atlas, which shows a new California in the making. It maps the economic, social, and political trends of a state struggling to maintain its leadership and to continue to offer its citizens the promise of prosperity.

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Stages of Learning

The Teaching Artist Project powerfully demonstrates that hope and resilience can be stimulated by the arts.