Tag: Social Movements

Evicted in the Central Valley: The Avoidable Crisis and Systemic Injustice of Housing Displacement

Amber R. Crowell and Janine Nkosi Virtually nowhere in the metropolitan United States could rent be called affordable for the […]

The Machete of Memory: Roberto Lovato’s Memoir Unforgetting

Steven Osuna It has been 13 years since I first traveled to El Salvador. My father, Ramon, left his homeland […]

Shouldn’t You Be in California?

Western Frontiers of National Wellness Culture

Martin Luther King Jr.’s L.A. Bomb Scare

Patrick Parr This is not the life I expected to lead. But gradually you take some responsibility, then a little […]

On the Road to the Summer of Love

Dennis McNally Editor’s Note: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the California Historical Society’s “On […]

Migracious Stories: Organize or Die

Fred B. Glass A review essay of Gabriel Thompson, America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth […]

California from a Different Angle

Mike Miller  A review of Fred B. Glass, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement. Oakland: […]

Between Journalism and Fiction: Hunter S. Thompson and the Birth of Gonzo

Peter Richardson According to Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson was “the only twentieth-century equivalent of Mark Twain.”1 Wolfe’s comparison was meant […]