Monthly Archives: January 2007

Everyday Artifacts of Globalization: Riverdale, Illinois

mittal_riverdale.JPGOriginally uploaded by Tobias Higbie. Last week I was back up in Alsip for the IBEW apprenticeship program that I wrote about last month. We played the “Transnational Capital Auction Game” again with similar results on round one. But in … Continue reading

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"Heartland" as a Tag on Del.icio.us

As a follow up to my post on the use of “heartland” in the Chicago Tribune and New York Times, I thought I would take a look what the contemporary internet user base thinks of the term. What better place … Continue reading

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Six Themes

Borders | Environment | Community | Exchange | Power | Histories As mentioned in a previous post, I have been working on various versions of the Global Heartland project for several years. The digital archive version based at the Newberry … Continue reading

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The Many Meanings of "Heartland"

What was to be a quick post on my search for the use of “heartland” in the historical Chicago Tribune just goes on and on. One post has become two, and before it becomes three or four I will release … Continue reading

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