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Environments, November 1996
- The Great Indoors
Cynthia Hoffman, Joel Schalit, Matt Wray
We all subjectively define the particular environments in which we work, we play and live out our lives.
- Voices from the Collective: New Political Parties?
- The discussion from which these posts are selected followed in the wake of the 1996 US elections.
- Notes from Cyburbia: Observations from a Suburban Office Park
- I wanted to buy a food processor as a birthday gift for a friend recently. To buy one, I had to venture out to the vast territory of suburban shopping plazas.
- Asthma is an Environmental Disease
- I am having an asthma attack and I am thinking through my breathing.
- Ranger Rick: Reformer or Revolutionary?
Ranger Rick, the children's magazine with a raccoon for its mascot, was supposed to get me interested in nature. But it ended up getting me interested in politics.
- Leaping Into Wilderness: The Landscapes of the Men's Movement
My first contact with the men's movement was its appearance as the cover story of Newsweek, June 24, 1991.
- STRIKE! Should Graduate Student Employees Have Collective Bargaining Rights?
Who are graduate student employees? We teach, tutor, do research, and grade exams in order to support ourselves while earning our degrees.
- STRIKE! Remembering 1992
After 1992, the university could never be a magical place of learning for me, if it ever really was. UC Berkeley is a profit-driven institution, just like Microsoft or Sony.
- STRIKE! The Labor Theory of Graduate School
- There's no question that graduate school is hard work. Graduate students spend time in classes, reading up on their respective subjects, trying to put together an original program of research -- and often, they are employees of the universities where they study.
- From Bad to Worse - After Proposition 209: Confronting Electoral Xenophobia
- The political climate that has given rise to Proposition 209, the newly-enacted anti-affirmative action amendment to California's state constitution, extends far beyond this state's boundaries.