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Politics Archive

Saturday

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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 […]

Tuesday

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July 2013

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“quick someone shoot that… feminist dyke”

Written by , Posted in Feminism, Gay, Politics, Surfing

Warwick BillSA

How controlling is Big Surfing? What are its mechanisms of control? Is this really the happy-go-lucky lifestyle it professes to be? I’ll leave that to the reader’s discretion to determine. 1) People who disagreed with Chad Wells’ comments are not all “dykes” 2) Asking Big Surfing to enter the 21st century does not equal the […]

Tuesday

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May 2013

11

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Monday

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May 2013

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Bangladesh: Dying for Fashion

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, environment, Environmental Justice, Politics, Surfing, Uncategorized

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Updated 5/30 : Along with VOLCOM and REEF, I found BILLABONG men’s shorts, Made in Bangladesh Updated 5/26 : Bangladesh factory banned by Wal-Mart is still used by the VF Corp (see note 2 below), the same corporation that owns VANS, REEF and NORTH FACE, as Bangladesh factory workers escalate demands for better working conditions. […]

Monday

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April 2013

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Monday

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March 2013

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Saturday

19

January 2013

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Nuclear Gothic

Written by , Posted in environment, nuclear energy, Politics, Writing

Over the past year, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has become the center of the nuclear debate in the United States (Read: Disharmony of SONGS for more information about why), prompting some news agencies recently to run such grand headlines as Showdown at San Onofre: Why the Nuclear Industry May Be Dealt a […]

Thursday

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September 2012

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