• Labor, Community, Environmentalists Unite for Health and Safety

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Mark Friedman Across the country for years, the issue of health and safety versus jobs has been one that has unnecessarily divided labor organizations from their natural allies in the community and environmental movements — whether it be the chemical leaks at Love Canal, the nuclear meltdo

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  • Open Letter Response to CSUDH Will Not Bamboozle Carson Again

    [vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="18867" img_size="medium"][vc_custom_heading text="CSUDH President Willie J. Hagan's Attachments" font_container="tag:h3|font_size:24|text_align:right" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1518200144484{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_raw_html]JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3R5bGUlM0QlMjJ3aWR0aCUzQTMw

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  • Women’s Rights, Trump are at Historic Crossroads

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lyn Jensen, Carson Reporter On Jan.  20, 2017, Donald Trump became president, Republicans dominated Con- gress and the outlook on any progress for women looked bleak. Republicans had been waging political war on women’s rights for more than a quarter of a cent

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  • Not Guilty in Inauguration Protest Case

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    A jury found the first six defendants to stand trial in connection with protests at Trump’s inauguration not guilty on all charges

    By Baynard Woods, Guest Columnist The first six of 193 people charged with rioting and conspiracy charges after being arrested in co

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  • 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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Matt Garland, Guest Columnist On Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a 2013 operating guideline for state-sanctioned marijuana businesses to avoid federal prosecution.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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