Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

Politics Archive

Tuesday

26

January 2016

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Thursday

21

January 2016

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Let’s redefine progress, Carlsbad

Written by , Posted in Environmental Justice, Politics

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Deeply grateful to Tommy Hough and the San Diego Democrats for Environmental Action for providing a space this evening at the Dove Library in Carlsbad for a community forum on the critical decision Carlsbad faces with Measure A, a mall development plan created by LA developer Rick Caruso. Tonight, I joined Citizens for North County’s […]

Monday

14

December 2015

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False Choices

Written by , Posted in environment, Environmental Justice, Politics

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Choose, they say. Choose between Option A, B, or C for projects 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… No option provided for “None of the Above,” just a small space at the end of a survey or 3 minutes at a public meeting for comments. Forced to choose options¬†in order to engage the mandated “public hearing […]

Sunday

22

November 2015

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Carlsbad, Some Simple Talking Points

Written by , Posted in environment, Politics

Democracy in Carlsbad

A strange atmosphere in Carlsbad, where Malls are not Malls (they are “Lifestyle Shopping Experiences”), where outside developers attempt to change zoning that “can only be changed by the people” through the City Council, and where simple truths are casually betrayed… but no one will notice… surely… (This clip is from the November 17th, 2015 […]

Saturday

18

April 2015

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“Objects don’t Object”*

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Politics

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Conversations about sexism are exactly like conversations about climate change: an overwhelming amount of empirical evidence exists for the damage it causes and what it specifically looks/acts like, pretty much everyone agrees it’s happening, but the causes, the behaviors, both systemic and subjective, that continue to drive it and make it worse, are often presented […]

Tuesday

29

July 2014

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Wednesday

23

July 2014

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Saturday

1

February 2014

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The Privilege of Following Your Dreams

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, History, Media Literacy, Politics, Surfing, Writing

Jill Manos

I have found that in (nearly) every conversations about and within surfing, the hierarchy of power and privilege is the single most often overlooked underlying assumption to each of these conversations. But I also believe that this open door, this obvious omission, allows the exact rupture needed for intense analysis and change to permeate the […]