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Hack LA and FWD.us Collaborate and Draw a Crowd at HUB LA on Traction

LOS ANGELES — The last Tuesday of every month techies meet, greet and strategize for political dominance. The monthly meet-ups, organized largely by groups like FWD.us and Hack LA, encourage collaboration and civic engagement. 148 more words

Cultural Studies

Seen // Editor's Space: #NotReal

While I have a hard time calling myself an artist, I have created mixed media pieces for a few gallery shows in Manhattan and Brooklyn at this point, which I imagine qualifies me to a certain extent. 196 more words


Fateful Words

There is a younger man who aspires to become a scholar. I could help  him quite a bit to get on his way.  I am not going to help if he asks; I am not going to volunteer. 63 more words

Cultural Studies

#CSA2015 In Riverside, Riverside CA

RIVERSIDE, CA — Is another university the answer? Maybe.

“Another University is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy,” was the conference theme of this year’s annual conference. 11 more words

A Personal Ramble - [Exploring Genres]

In general, my humble opinion is that space operas are the source of bloody-tears boredom…and dread. I don’t like the idea of a future where I’m in a sterile metal box, floating in space, wondering whether I’ll ever see a sky, ocean or forest again. 357 more words


¡Huelga! 50 Year Anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike

May 5, 2015-February 4, 2016
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On September 8, 1965 the landmark Delano Grape Strike was launched. Filipino workers in the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) and Mexican workers led by Cesar Chavez in the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) came together to fight for better wages and working conditions in the fields, eventually forming the powerful United Farm Workers (UFW). 216 more words

Art And Activism

A Tale of Two Cities (in Santa Cruz, California, USA)

There is a Veterans Hall right downtown Santa Cruz. It’s called “Veterans Memorial,”  says so on its facade. It’s next door to the US Post Office and  across the street from a marble monument to those children of the county who participated in World War One or in World War Two. 901 more words

Cultural Studies