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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 »

Later Start to LAUSD School Year a Good Decision

EGP wholeheartedly agrees with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s decision to start its 2015-16 school year one week later. Starting a new school year during... Read more »

Total Recall: Bad for the Working Poor

It seems like a common sense, life-saving proposal:  US Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) want state motor vehicle agencies to require completion... Read more »

California’s First U.S. Hispanic Senator

New Mexico voters elected the first Hispanic United States Senator in 1928; his name – Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo, born in Chihuahua, Mexico. California had... Read more »

This Trade Deal Will Make You Sick

Food is more than just what we eat. It connects us to each other and our environment. And how we treat it is of tremendous importance to our democracy.   Right... Read more »

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