Archive for May, 2009

miscellaneous me

May 3, 2009

Better late than never…

Karl Mannheim.doc

Max Weber PE and SC.doc
second theory pres.ppt

Finally, as promised on the third day of class, here are some of my favorite inauguration pics:

group.jpg

amy and ally.jpg

cornell.jpg

funny lady.jpg
denzel 1.jpg
denzel 2.jpg
the set up.jpgjamie fox.jpgobama.jpg
tyra banks.jpg
oprah.jpg
pres and wife.jpg

yours truly.jpg

Tha End

Drew

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Street Vending

May 2, 2009

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/04/29/street-vending-as-a-way-to-eae-joblessness/

 

 

 I ran across a NY Times article that discussed street vending.  It seems that in light of hard economic times more people are pursuing the option and it is becoming an issue.  It reminded me of Harvey’s Right to the City.   It brought up the question- should people be able to vend and use city at their own will and discretion, even without permits.  Apparently in recent years the number of illegal street vendors has increased drastically.   I guess that question remains- what is our right to the city, spaces, and resources…especially in capitalist society?

Republican party in danger…getting smaller and dominated by the hard right

May 1, 2009

Specter defends decision to switch parties

The Specter of Republican marginalization