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Learning at a Distance

Field Notes from a temporero of the mind By Erik Kongshaug,  former RLN editor Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing, there is a field....

On the Front Line of COVID-19

By Cassandra Heredia, Contagious Disease Liaison at LAX Having been ‘on the front lines’ of this situation since it started back in January I’ve been...

Do You Remember San Pedro Once Had Black Culture?

By John Gray, Contributor I am going over yonder. That’s what all the bluesmen say. That was the sentiment in the 1940s and 1950s when...

US Hands Off Iran — Remember the Lies of 2003

By Mark Friedman Covering the demonstration in San Pedro against the U.S. war actions against Iran, brought back old memories of long-ago demonstrations against an...

A Holiday Message in Support of Port Drivers’ Fight for Justice

Port truck drivers were going on strike again this past September to protest many egregious labor abuses.

For Corporate Media, It’s ‘Anybody But Sanders or Warren’

By Norman Solomon Anyone who’s been paying attention should get the picture by now. Overall, in subtle and sledgehammer ways, the mass media of the...

County Supervisors Attempting to Railroad Sheriff

By Albert Robles, Mayor for the City of Carson One year ago, Alex Villanueva was elected to become the 33rd Sheriff of Los Angeles County....

California Authorities Support Toxic Chemical Use By Refineries

By Sally Hayati, Ph.D, Director Ban Toxic MHF The Torrance Refining Co. and Valero Wilmington Refinery are the only California refineries using hydrofluoric acid  or...

Gentrification in San Pedro: What We Lose

By Arlo Tinsman-Kongshaug It is no secret that gentrification has been sweeping through Los Angeles for quite some time. From Venice to Highland Park, working...

California’s Not So Golden Past

By Dawn A. Dennis, Ph.D. Five years ago, while teaching in the City of Orange, my students in a U.S. survey history course told...

Labor’s 2019 Balance Sheet

By Mark Friedman, Contributor Labor Day is a fitting time to assess the state of the labor movement, and 2019 has clearly been an interesting,...

Thousands Nationwide Attend Immigrant Detention Protests

By Mark Friedman More than 700 cities throughout the United States and internationally saw demonstrations Friday, July 12 protesting deplorable conditions in detention centers in...

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Sails have begun. Explore the Long Beach Harbor on a Tall Ship!

The goal is to raise environmental awareness that leads to personal action to reduce marine plastic pollution and human impacts to our local coastline and its marine organisms with engaging bilingual (Spanish) materials and trained bilingual (Spanish) docents.

TRUMP, INC. What the Trump Campaign Is Up To on YouTube (Hint: It Involves Aliens, Bin Laden and Ivanka)

The president’s most recent sit-down interview? As it happens, it occurred last week on “Triggered,” a YouTube program hosted by his namesake son.

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