Monthly Archives: January 2009

Mapping the 6th Suffolk Representative District – Creating My Own

Having failed to find a suitable map of Massachusetts' 6th Suffolk Representative District through the usual suspects of the Elections Department, the Boston Public Library, Simmons College's Library, my good friend Google, and the State Library of Massachusetts, I was … Continue reading

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Mapping the 6th Suffolk Representative District – 3rd Attempt

After discussing the problem I was having mapping the Massachusetts' 6th Suffolk Representative District with some friends in an online community organized by Howard Rheingold, one of the folks in the community put together this map for me. She overlaid … Continue reading

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Mapping the 6th Suffolk Representative District – 2nd Attempt

I really wanted a map of this District. After being disappointed with my first reference librarian at the Boston Public Library, I tried asking the question again, as suggested, to the State Library of Massachusetts. I didn't even know we … Continue reading

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Measured Words

Here’s what I think. I think words are important. I think they form the basis for relationships, for history for every political movement. I think words create the structure of our worlds. Of our individual contexts. I started this blog … Continue reading

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Mapping the 6th Suffolk Representative District – 1st Attempt

My study of the effectiveness of grassroots political organizing will center on my own “political neighborhood,” the Massachusetts 6th Suffolk district comprised of neighborhoods in the Boston neighborhoods of Mattapan, North Dorchester, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain and Hyde Park.   While … Continue reading

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