LA Progressive http://www.laprogressive.com Progressive Media Advocates Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:25:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 What Works Better: Decriminalize or Legalize Marijuana Use? http://www.laprogressive.com/legalize-marijuana-use/ http://www.laprogressive.com/legalize-marijuana-use/#respond Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:25:05 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102695 Mike Males

Mike Males and Lizzie Buchen: Given the consequences of marijuana arrest, including fines, jail time, a criminal record, loss of student loans and other federal aid, and court costs, getting arrested for marijuana use may be more harmful than the drug itself — at any age.

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Mike Males

Mike Males and Lizzie Buchen: Given the consequences of marijuana arrest, including fines, jail time, a criminal record, loss of student loans and other federal aid, and court costs, getting arrested for marijuana use may be more harmful than the drug itself — at any age.

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Marriott’s Shameful Hotel Tipping Scam http://www.laprogressive.com/marriott-tipping-plan/ http://www.laprogressive.com/marriott-tipping-plan/#respond Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:58:30 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102685 Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower: This is a disgraceful and embarrassing exercise in corporate feudalism. Come on, Marriott – stop playing Lord of the Manor and just pay a decent wage!

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Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower: This is a disgraceful and embarrassing exercise in corporate feudalism. Come on, Marriott – stop playing Lord of the Manor and just pay a decent wage!

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Silent Rabbis http://www.laprogressive.com/diversity-among-american-jews/ http://www.laprogressive.com/diversity-among-american-jews/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:29:02 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102672 Murray Polner

Murray Posner: The truth is the Israel lobby doesn’t speak for the majority of us. We were never “One” as a long-discarded UJA fundraising slogan once went. We’re extremely diverse: Zionist, non-Zionist, anti-Zionist, radical, liberal, conservative, reactionary.

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Murray Polner

Murray Posner: The truth is the Israel lobby doesn’t speak for the majority of us. We were never “One” as a long-discarded UJA fundraising slogan once went. We’re extremely diverse: Zionist, non-Zionist, anti-Zionist, radical, liberal, conservative, reactionary.

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Colorado Students Give Nation a History Lesson http://www.laprogressive.com/colorado-students-protest-censorship/ http://www.laprogressive.com/colorado-students-protest-censorship/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:26:45 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102662 Joseph Palermo

Joseph Palermo: The student activists of Jefferson County show us that the younger generation can rise to the occasion and steer the world toward a better place than their parents and grandparents left for them.

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Joseph Palermo

Joseph Palermo: The student activists of Jefferson County show us that the younger generation can rise to the occasion and steer the world toward a better place than their parents and grandparents left for them.

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Why California Pre-K Is Doomed http://www.laprogressive.com/california-pre-k-funding/ http://www.laprogressive.com/california-pre-k-funding/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:14:55 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102653 Joe Mathews

Joe Mathews: The state’s lack of ambition will kill universal preschool before it starts.

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Joe Mathews

Joe Mathews: The state’s lack of ambition will kill universal preschool before it starts.

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Filmmakers Put Justice on Trial http://www.laprogressive.com/justice-on-trial-film-fest/ http://www.laprogressive.com/justice-on-trial-film-fest/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:48:01 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102646 Posted by Administrator

Amy Patton: Founder and organizer of the festival, Susan Burton said the film festival screened documentaries that exposed “grave defects in the American criminal justice system.”

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Amy Patton: Founder and organizer of the festival, Susan Burton said the film festival screened documentaries that exposed “grave defects in the American criminal justice system.”

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Ferguson PD, I Am Scared of You http://www.laprogressive.com/i-am-darren-wilson/ http://www.laprogressive.com/i-am-darren-wilson/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:20:34 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102638 Cheryl Dorsey

Cheryl Dorsey: Ferguson Police Department officers have been wearing “I AM DARREN WILSON” bracelets on duty . Ferguson police officers say, “I AM DARREN WILSON” however, what they mean to say is, “I WILL KILL YOU.”

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Cheryl Dorsey

Cheryl Dorsey: Ferguson Police Department officers have been wearing “I AM DARREN WILSON” bracelets on duty . Ferguson police officers say, “I AM DARREN WILSON” however, what they mean to say is, “I WILL KILL YOU.”

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Meet the Resnicks: The Koch Brothers of California Water http://www.laprogressive.com/no-on-prop-1/ http://www.laprogressive.com/no-on-prop-1/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:22:07 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102618 Dan Bacher

Dan Bacher: Want to have some fun and challenge corporate agribusiness at the same time? Then attend a mock reception outside the home of famous (infamous) Delta water diverters, Stewart and Lynda Resnick, hosted by the No on Proposition 1 campaign.

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Dan Bacher

Dan Bacher: Want to have some fun and challenge corporate agribusiness at the same time? Then attend a mock reception outside the home of famous (infamous) Delta water diverters, Stewart and Lynda Resnick, hosted by the No on Proposition 1 campaign.

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Raising Most People’s Wages http://www.laprogressive.com/raising-most-wages/ http://www.laprogressive.com/raising-most-wages/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:04:49 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102616 Robert Reich

Robert Reich: The real job creators are members of America’s vast middle class and the poor, whose purchases cause businesses to expand and invest.

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Robert Reich

Robert Reich: The real job creators are members of America’s vast middle class and the poor, whose purchases cause businesses to expand and invest.

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The Politics of Animal Cruelty http://www.laprogressive.com/ban-pigeon-shoots/ http://www.laprogressive.com/ban-pigeon-shoots/#respond Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:22:23 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=102596 Walter M. Brasch

Walter Brasch: Pennsylvanians can still butcher, braise, and broil their pet cats and dogs because a murky mixture of politics has left a critical bill on the table in the state senate.

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Walter M. Brasch

Walter Brasch: Pennsylvanians can still butcher, braise, and broil their pet cats and dogs because a murky mixture of politics has left a critical bill on the table in the state senate.

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