LA Progressive http://www.laprogressive.com Progressive Media Advocates Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:57:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Working Women Vote: Now Let’s Get Them Elected http://www.laprogressive.com/electing-working-women/ http://www.laprogressive.com/electing-working-women/#respond Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:57:46 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101383 Sophie Rane

Sophie Rane: The moment a woman announces a bid for office, the media starts questioning whether she is fit for the role. Who will care for her children? Will she be able to focus her attention on governance?

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Sophie Rane

Sophie Rane: The moment a woman announces a bid for office, the media starts questioning whether she is fit for the role. Who will care for her children? Will she be able to focus her attention on governance?

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What Would It Take to Make American Workers Better Thinkers? http://www.laprogressive.com/training-american-workers/ http://www.laprogressive.com/training-american-workers/#respond Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:19:32 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101371 Rachel Burstein

Rachel Burstein: The U.S. labor force isn’t just lacking in technical skills. But we don't understand how to train people in communication and creativity.

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Rachel Burstein

Rachel Burstein: The U.S. labor force isn’t just lacking in technical skills. But we don't understand how to train people in communication and creativity.

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Big-Time College Sports Out of Control? http://www.laprogressive.com/big-time-college-sports/ http://www.laprogressive.com/big-time-college-sports/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:11:56 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101363 Frank Fear

Frank Fear: Underlying questions—rarely answered, let alone raised--include: How do big-time athletic programs square with the fundamental purpose of higher education? How might schools (and governing bodies) put in place institutional controls to manage the downside of the athletic programs they’ve built?

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Frank Fear

Frank Fear: Underlying questions—rarely answered, let alone raised--include: How do big-time athletic programs square with the fundamental purpose of higher education? How might schools (and governing bodies) put in place institutional controls to manage the downside of the athletic programs they’ve built?

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No One Was Singing the Blues http://www.laprogressive.com/white-self-pity/ http://www.laprogressive.com/white-self-pity/#respond Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:49:42 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101357 Steve Hochstadt

Steve Hochstadt: Only a man blind and naive to the suffering of others could have existed there and not recognized that there was a rampant culture of violence against blacks. Whether he personally saw mistreatment of them is irrelevant.

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Steve Hochstadt

Steve Hochstadt: Only a man blind and naive to the suffering of others could have existed there and not recognized that there was a rampant culture of violence against blacks. Whether he personally saw mistreatment of them is irrelevant.

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Who Are Police Killing? http://www.laprogressive.com/police-killing/ http://www.laprogressive.com/police-killing/#respond Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:33:47 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101347 Mike Males

Mike Males: In the late 1960s, nearly 100 young black men under age 25 were killed by law enforcement every year.

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Mike Males

Mike Males: In the late 1960s, nearly 100 young black men under age 25 were killed by law enforcement every year.

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Time to Rain Money on Main Street http://www.laprogressive.com/give-money-to-main-street/ http://www.laprogressive.com/give-money-to-main-street/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:10:26 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101329 Ellen Brown/Web of Debt

Ellen Brown: When an article appears in Foreign Affairs, the mouthpiece of the policy-setting Council on Foreign Relations, recommending that the Federal Reserve do a money drop directly on the 99%, you know the central bank must be down to its last bullet.

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Ellen Brown/Web of Debt

Ellen Brown: When an article appears in Foreign Affairs, the mouthpiece of the policy-setting Council on Foreign Relations, recommending that the Federal Reserve do a money drop directly on the 99%, you know the central bank must be down to its last bullet.

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Train Technicians for the New Economy http://www.laprogressive.com/train-technicians-new-economy/ http://www.laprogressive.com/train-technicians-new-economy/#respond Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:02:31 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101331 Robert Reich

Robert Reich: Millions of young people head to college and universities to get a four-year liberal arts degree assuming it to be the only gateway to the middle class. It shouldn’t be.

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Robert Reich

Robert Reich: Millions of young people head to college and universities to get a four-year liberal arts degree assuming it to be the only gateway to the middle class. It shouldn’t be.

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10 reasons Why Dems Will Hold Senate http://www.laprogressive.com/dems-will-hold-senate/ http://www.laprogressive.com/dems-will-hold-senate/#respond Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:40:37 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101285 Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell: The American electorate is tired of the dysfunction and lack of work from this Congress. This is the biggest problem facing the Republican/GOP/Tea Party and why popping champagne corks is very premature, no matter what so-called ‘expert pollsters’ say!

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Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell: The American electorate is tired of the dysfunction and lack of work from this Congress. This is the biggest problem facing the Republican/GOP/Tea Party and why popping champagne corks is very premature, no matter what so-called ‘expert pollsters’ say!

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Hillary Surprisingly Bold on Ferguson http://www.laprogressive.com/hillary-on-ferguson/ http://www.laprogressive.com/hillary-on-ferguson/#comments Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:43:07 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101299 Nia-Malika Henderson

Nia Malika Henderson: Whereas most Democrats and Republicans, and eventually President Obama, addressed the militarization of the police, Clinton actually went there on an issue that most avoided: racism and the criminal justice system.

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Nia-Malika Henderson

Nia Malika Henderson: Whereas most Democrats and Republicans, and eventually President Obama, addressed the militarization of the police, Clinton actually went there on an issue that most avoided: racism and the criminal justice system.

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This Is What Working for Peace Looks Like http://www.laprogressive.com/working-for-peace/ http://www.laprogressive.com/working-for-peace/#respond Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:03:31 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=101292 William B. Lambers

William Lambers: It all started around a bonfire one autumn night in 1945. Students at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio were fired up to begin a project to "Help those who cannot help themselves."

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William B. Lambers

William Lambers: It all started around a bonfire one autumn night in 1945. Students at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio were fired up to begin a project to "Help those who cannot help themselves."

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