LA Progressive http://www.laprogressive.com Progressive Media Advocates Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:22:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Did Boehner Pull a Boner? http://www.laprogressive.com/boehner-breaks-logan-act/ http://www.laprogressive.com/boehner-breaks-logan-act/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:21:18 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=108047 Ted Vaill: Boehner is desperate to hold onto his Speakership, and he is pandering to the Teabaggers and right wing Republicans in the House (25 of whom recently voted against him to be Speaker) any way he can.

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Ted Vaill: Boehner is desperate to hold onto his Speakership, and he is pandering to the Teabaggers and right wing Republicans in the House (25 of whom recently voted against him to be Speaker) any way he can.

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Austerity: Cut $300 Million from Education, Give $220 Million to Your NBA Team http://www.laprogressive.com/walter-cuts-education-budget/ http://www.laprogressive.com/walter-cuts-education-budget/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:04:12 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=108043 Larry Wines: Subsidizing billionaire owners of professional sports franchises comprised of millionaire players often gets a free pass from slash-and-burn advocates of austerity.

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Larry Wines: Subsidizing billionaire owners of professional sports franchises comprised of millionaire players often gets a free pass from slash-and-burn advocates of austerity.

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Does Your Workout Have Legs? http://www.laprogressive.com/leg-workouts/ http://www.laprogressive.com/leg-workouts/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:37:32 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=108010 Treva Brandon Scharf: Everything above your waist is immediately eye-catching, but how about what’s in your pants? Quads, glutes, and hamstrings are all crying out for love and attention too.

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Treva Brandon Scharf: Everything above your waist is immediately eye-catching, but how about what’s in your pants? Quads, glutes, and hamstrings are all crying out for love and attention too.

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Would Boehner and Netanyahu Treat a White President Like This? http://www.laprogressive.com/boehner-and-netanyahu/ http://www.laprogressive.com/boehner-and-netanyahu/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:34:09 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=108003 David Love: Like the Republicans and their Tea Party base, Netanyahu has curried favor with his rightwing settler base, thriving on racial scapegoating and division for political gain.

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David Love: Like the Republicans and their Tea Party base, Netanyahu has curried favor with his rightwing settler base, thriving on racial scapegoating and division for political gain.

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Let’s Raise The Wage! http://www.laprogressive.com/raise-the-wage/ http://www.laprogressive.com/raise-the-wage/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:18:59 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=107995 Let's Raise The Wage: Los Angeles is standing up to raise the minimum wage. Rally: Friday, January 30th, at LA City Hall.

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Let's Raise The Wage: Los Angeles is standing up to raise the minimum wage. Rally: Friday, January 30th, at LA City Hall.

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Divesting America of Ozone-Destroying Energy Sources http://www.laprogressive.com/ozone-destroying-energy-sources/ http://www.laprogressive.com/ozone-destroying-energy-sources/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:08:32 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=107985 Walter Brasch: Long before the price of gas and oil began to plummet, socially conscious churches, universities, non-profit organizations, and local governments began to divest themselves of fossil fuel stock and shock the fossil fuel industry to understand the environmental and public health concerns.

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Walter Brasch: Long before the price of gas and oil began to plummet, socially conscious churches, universities, non-profit organizations, and local governments began to divest themselves of fossil fuel stock and shock the fossil fuel industry to understand the environmental and public health concerns.

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Graduate Medical Education: Getting What We Pay For http://www.laprogressive.com/graduate-medical-education/ http://www.laprogressive.com/graduate-medical-education/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:38:22 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=107982 Michael Wasserman MD: Today, the Medicare Trust Fund spends over $10 billion a year on graduate medical education. Remarkably, very little of this money is dedicated to teaching doctors how to care for older adults.

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Michael Wasserman MD: Today, the Medicare Trust Fund spends over $10 billion a year on graduate medical education. Remarkably, very little of this money is dedicated to teaching doctors how to care for older adults.

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The Great GOP Overreach http://www.laprogressive.com/boehner-invites-netanyahu/ http://www.laprogressive.com/boehner-invites-netanyahu/#respond Thu, 29 Jan 2015 02:38:29 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=107978 Brent Budowsky: There is a GOP distemper in Washington, an overreaching of aggressive tactics against Democrats and an underachievement of success in governing. The result? Obama rises in favorability, Clinton rises against Republicans.

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Brent Budowsky: There is a GOP distemper in Washington, an overreaching of aggressive tactics against Democrats and an underachievement of success in governing. The result? Obama rises in favorability, Clinton rises against Republicans.

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U.S., Russia Once Again on Nuclear Warpath? http://www.laprogressive.com/nuclear-warpath/ http://www.laprogressive.com/nuclear-warpath/#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:42:19 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=107970 Lawrence Wittner: Not surprisingly, the one nuclear disarmament agreement signed between the U.S. and Russian governments since 2003―the New START treaty of 2011―is being implemented remarkably slowly.

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Lawrence Wittner: Not surprisingly, the one nuclear disarmament agreement signed between the U.S. and Russian governments since 2003―the New START treaty of 2011―is being implemented remarkably slowly.

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The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower http://www.laprogressive.com/jeffrey-sterling-convicted/ http://www.laprogressive.com/jeffrey-sterling-convicted/#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:37:03 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=107966 Norman Solomon: The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling — after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower.

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Norman Solomon: The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling — after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower.

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