Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

Politics Archive

Thursday

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July 2016

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Wednesday

15

June 2016

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From Activism to Politics

Written by , Posted in Politics, Social Justice, Uncategorized

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What does it mean to “do” the work of social change in today’s socio-political climate? How do we get ahead of the many issues we face, both locally and globally? How does an activist move from “reaction” to “creation”? So many of these questions have been swirling around my mind and in my heart since […]

Thursday

18

February 2016

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Preeminent Coastal Attorney: No On A

Written by , Posted in Environmental Justice, Politics, Uncategorized

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Marco Gonzalez is a name synonymous with integrity and boldness in San Diego. He is not afraid to speak truth to City Mayors, fight billion dollar projects, or call out activists and environmentalists who are not able to incorporate a more inclusive social vision into their perspectives. Gonzalez stands firmly for environmental justice, which surpasses environmentalism in breadth and scope. The difference […]

Thursday

18

February 2016

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At What Cost? Time.

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Three months ago, I started a new job. The physical toll on my body is great and there is little, to no time, for anything other than sleeping when I return home after the typical 12 hour long work days. I bury myself in my bedding when I return from work, hiding my eyes from […]

Friday

12

February 2016

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False Claims of Public Access to Open Space

Written by , Posted in environment, Politics

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One of the biggest selling points of Measure A, a plan to build a nearly 600,000 square foot mall on a commercial property adjacent to Interstate 5 in Carlsbad, is the supposed “gift” of “new open space”: 176 acres of publicly accessible open space on the South Shore of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon. Yet, as […]

Tuesday

26

January 2016

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Thursday

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January 2016

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Let’s redefine progress, Carlsbad

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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

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December 2015

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False Choices

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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 […]