Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps

By Melina Paris, Arts and Culture Writer The idea for the Peace Corps took hold of then-Sen. John F. Kennedy after reading The Ugly American,...

Behind the anti-shutdown protests: protecting Wall Street and corporate profits

These critics often overlook the role of the right-wing mega donors who back the organizations that are instigating these protests.

Why a Hardware Store Isn’t Like a Hospital

Laissez-faire capitalism meets the pandemic By James Preston Allen, Publisher Sam at my local hardware store has a supply of N95 masks that he’s not price...

How OxyContin Killed My Sister

Purdue Pharma and the small secretive family of billionaires who own it have made millions from the prescription opioid addiction epidemic they helped to...

Random Letters 8-8-19

The Battle of Automation — One Perspective You seem to be clinging on to some old visions of what the San Pedro and the POLA...

Classic Trump

Half truths, obfuscations and lies, but this is not the end By James Preston Allen, Publisher It seems almost incomprehensible that after having shuttered the government...

All the Flags at Half Staff

Framing the election, remembering the past By James Preston Allen, Publisher Once again our nation’s flags were flown at half-staff, a custom signifying untimely death of...

America, Good or Great

This is my street and you’re sleeping on it! By James Preston Allen, Publisher Some years ago, I was having a drink down at Ante’s bar...

Talk on Surviving Capitalism in the Trump Era at Occidental College

Economist Richard Wolff returns to Los Angeles to discuss the divisive crisis of capitalism under President Donald Trump and to outline better solutions. Author of...

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

During this unprecedented time, public comment during board meetings has transitioned from in-person to call-in, which has substantially increased public access and...

The Tipping Point!

By Robert Lee Johnson The general assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1669 addressed the killing of...

Protests”: In Portland, Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights

Federal authorities are using a new tactic in their battle against protesters in Portland, Oregon