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Multimedia Monday

Cities that are haunted…seem to straddle past and present as though two versions of the same city are overlaid on top of each other. —Colin Dickey, Ghostland

This weekend we watched an outstanding documentary on iTunes: Bisbee ’17. This film looks at The Bisbee Deportation, an event that occurred on July 12, 1917. when 2,000 armed citizens rounded up 1,200 striking miners.

In the summer of 1917, the copper mines of Bisbee, Arizona were providing essential ore for munitions destined for our troops overseas fighting in World War One. The companies were making record profits. The miners, many of whom were immigrants and foreign-born citizens, were tired of the unsafe working conditions and the discrimination they faced in the camps.

The International Workers of the World (I.W.W.) took notice and came to Bisbee to organize the workers and

It’s Burning, Man

Dateline 1986: Larry Harvey and Jerry James build a human effigy and burn it on a San Francisco beach. …it was supremely romantic. And so two years later, having thought of this morning and night for a couple of years I woke up and it was the solstice, and I thought “I’m tired of this.” So…

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