Steve Mikulan: Ed Padgett was driving in the rain to a union meeting when the L.A. Times called to tell him he was fired. The pressman, a third-generation Times employee, listened in shock.
Dick Price: With no commutes to bookend our days — other than the walk down the hall to our office in our home — and no workmates other than each other to remind us that it’s time for lunch or time to leave for the day, we found ourselves working nonstop from morning to night on LA Progressive and its companion, Hollywood Progressive.
Topping this week’s top 10 most read articles list is our friend from the carbon world, Linda Milazzo, whose “Just Imagine the Rose Parade Occupied for the People” tied coverage of Occupy Rose Parade preparations with the spirit of John Lennon’s “Imagine.” A native New Yorker, Linda is a life-long activist and educator, starting with [...]
Craig Williams: One way of organizing in the Occupy movement might be to get cities to participate in developing democracy — by setting up a system where they engage local residents better on important local political issues, including city council, school board, county commission, and statewide issues.