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Brette Harrington
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A photo journal of The Incredible Hulk- The Venturi Effect and Solar Flare
My shadow and I climbing up the Crux pitch of Solar Flare 12d In late August Marc and I decided to hike in to the beautiful Hoover Wilderness above Bridgeport, CA to climb on the Incredible hulk.  Having grown up in the Sierra I felt drawn to climb in these...
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Malta Motion
Malta Poking out of the middle of the Mediterranean Ocean is a small limestone land called Malta, along with its even smaller co-island, Gozo. On May 10th Marc and I boarded the ferry from Pozallo Sicily heading to Valetta, Malta, ready to get our sport cli...
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Mate Porro y Todo lo Demás  North pilar (Pilar Goretta) Fitzroy
Carolyn Davidson and I had just returned from a successful mission on Aguja Rafael Juarez having climbed the stellar line called Coralo in the Torre Valley. Just as we got back El Chaltén the weather was breaking immediately into another climbing window. Wi...
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Winter Alpine in the Tantalus
I e-mailed my mom to tell her about our spontaneous trip into the Tantalus Range last weekend. She responded with:  “A spontaneous heli drop?!”  She had clearly seen this photo that Marc had posted on Facebook:   But it was spontaneous.  Our plan was to cli...
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towards and uncertain future
This weeks reeding cover the Texaco oil spill in Ecuador in the late 1900’s  and the political aftermath of the events.   This of course is an ongoing battle because the oil industry is and has been continuously in combat with the environmental regulations ...
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research on Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda y Barolomé de las Casas
De Las Casas, Bartolome. Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias. Ed. André Saint-Lu. Madrid: Cátedra. 1996: 75-83 By observation and witness Bartolome de Las Casas documented and explained in detail the colonial progression of the New world and ...
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Speaking Truth to Power
The Zapatistas Revolt in Chiapas Mexico was a revolutionary feat for a number of reasons.  First and foremost, the revolt attained international attention before the Mexican government even had time to react, due to the modern technological use of the inter...
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Eva and Juan Perón: the re-election
The Argentinian government of the mid 20th century was directed by the political Juan and Eva Perón. The documents for this week are centered around the reelection of the Peróns to office for another six years as demanded by the people.    Document 7.1 deli...
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Ch. 6. Commerce, Coercion, and America's Empire
The first document of chapter 6 took me by surprise.  First off, I just recently finished reading Gabriel Garcia Marques’ Cien Años de Soledad , and made some amazing connections with Sandino's Political Manifesto . Sandino was a liberal rebel alongside gen...
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