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A Higher Education Revolution

You might not have noticed it yet, but student protests are undergoing something of a renaissance. They’re rising to levels unseen in decades. In California, students... Read more »

Easter and Passover Wishes

The world’s Christians and Jews will celebrate two important religious observations starting tomorrow. Christians believe God allowed his only Son, Jesus Christ,... Read more »

Green Jobs: The Promise and the Reality of AB 32

When running for office politicians make many promises to gain your support and vote for them. Once they get into office they seem to forget those promises hoping... Read more »

California Climate Policy Changing Latino Lives for the Better

Something amazing is starting in California, and it’s changing Latino lives for the better all over our state. Jesus Magallanes, who usually calls himself Jesse,... Read more »

Parents Need to Guard Their Child’s Privacy

A recent survey by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s hospital revealed that a majority of parents are using social medial outlets to share photos... Read more »

Household Debt Is a National Crisis

Years after Toni Potter’s husband passed away from pancreatic cancer, debt collectors in her state of Washington were still relentlessly hounding her about his... Read more »

Becoming ‘A Thing Apart’ is the Story of Government

Voltairine de Cleyre, the 19th and 20th century anarchist without adjectives, stated in her essay, “Anarchism and American Traditions” that, “…the nature... Read more »

Exide to Close, Now What?

The U.S. Attorney’s announcement March 12 that it has reached an agreement with Exide Technologies to close its Vernon plant is certainly good news given the facility’s... Read more »

Standing Up for Our Neighbors

As a teaching assistant in a class on race in the United States, I’ve probably paid more attention to the #BlackLivesMatter movement than a lot of my white peers. The... Read more »

No, It Is Not Wrong to Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day!

In a recent blog, I made the point that it is becoming routine and even careless venerating the dead instead of remembering how they changed our lives. This year’s... Read more »

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