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The Power of a Birth Certificate

The Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles did a wonderful thing for a young woman on May 16; he presented her with a birth certificate, allowing her for the first... Read more »

When Hate Speech Became a Movement

Just over a year ago Microsoft introduced Tay, an AI chatbot that was designed to learn from and replicate online chatter. Tay, according to Business Insider, “responds... Read more »

NAFTA Cars Are Not ‘Foreign Made’ Cars

One of the first foreign companies to rush into U.S. production when the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect on January 1, 1994 was Germany’s... Read more »

Sheriff’s Substation Proposal Raises More Questions than Answers

Commerce Mayor Ivan Altamirano recently encouraged Commerce residents to contact East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station Captain Chris Perez, who Altamirano said would... Read more »

EGP Endorsements: City of Los Angeles General Election

Voters in the City of Los Angeles will go to the polls again on May 11– at least we hope they will — to vote on Los Angeles Unified School District Board seats,... Read more »

Who Will Pay for Trump Tax Cuts?

President Donald Trump has just unveiled his tax reform plan. Though many financial analysts and tax experts say it lacks detail, one of its key, so-called reforms... Read more »

Why Scientists Marched

Hundreds of thousands of scientists and their supporters recently took to the streets, marching in favor of science-based policies. How did our science-denying president... Read more »

Limits on Short-Term Rentals is Reasonable

The City of Los Angeles will have to decide soon whether to limit short-stay rentals, an activity now illegal in some residential areas. According to an article... Read more »

Nuns Take On Wells Fargo

In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse: “As through this world I travel / I see lots of funny men / Some’ll rob you with a 6-gun... Read more »

Trump’s Security Tab: A Good Case for Separation of Church and State

Palm Beach County, Florida Commissioner Dave Kerner wants to tax a resort. Nothing unusual about that — politicians love to mug tourists in the name of “economic... Read more »

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