• CSUDH Will Not Bamboozle Carson Again

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CSUDH Will Not Bamboozle Carson Again By Carson Mayor Albert Robles Periodically, I attend Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce morning business meetings — affectionately known as “Pancakes & Politics” — where prominent local, county and state officials address the b

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  • Cannabis Regulation Gets Cut

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist On Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 operating guideline for state-sanctioned marijuana businesses to avoid federal prosecution. The Cole memorandum, drafted by Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole during the

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  • Taking Final Steps Toward Legal Recreational Cannabis

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist and Legal Cannabis Advocate Recreational cannabis will be available legally Jan. 1, 2018. This past fall, we collectively voted to approve Prop. 64 and regulate commercial adult use of cannabis in California. Californians decided the ma

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  • RecycLA: The Future of LA Sanitation

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Enrique Zaldivar, Director and General Manager LA Sanitation Beginning July 1, LA Sanitation and the City of Los Angeles launched a new recycling and waste collection program for businesses and apartments throughout the city, called “recycLA.” Aimed at relegating stinky, unhealthy la

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  • It’s a Lousy “Anthem” Anyway!

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Harvey Wasserman The immensely powerful, deeply moving, and historic protests of our nation’s athletes against the absurd rantings of our great dictator make one thing abundantly clear: the diversity of this nation is not going away. The Star Spangled Banne, however, should. It

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  • Fleet Week’s Questionable Benefits

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Chris Venn, Member of San Pedro Neighbors for  Peace and Justice The arrival of Fleet Week in San Pedro from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3 raises the question of what effect military spending has on society and on our democracy. With thousands of sailors in San Pedro along

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  • Defend Free Speech on All Campuses

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    Re-instate Claremont McKenna College Suspended Students

    By Mark Friedman, Trade Union Activist Claiming to be fighting fascism, anarchist groups in the United States have carried out numerous actions in recent months that pose a deadly danger to the worki

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  • How I Ended Up on Medicaid

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Stephanie from Kyle Henry on Vimeo. [/vc_column_te

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  • Police Body Cam Video Reveals Details about Inauguration Day ‘Kettling’ of Protesters

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Baynard Woods, Democracy in Crisis In police body-camera footage obtained by Democracy in Crisis, the scene in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017 shows the war zone our nation really is right now. The balance of power in the battle—both on the streets then and in the cour

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  • Outrage and Ecstasy:

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    Queer dance party descends on McConnell’s house, dancing with anger over health care repeal

    By Baynard Woods A swanky stretch of C Street near the Capitol in Washington D.C. is blocked by a raucous crowd dancing in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s house on an unseasonably cool s

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