LA Progressive http://www.laprogressive.com Progressive Media Advocates Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:14:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 The Big Dog Plays the Role of Sen. No http://www.laprogressive.com/bill-clinton-supports-grimes/ http://www.laprogressive.com/bill-clinton-supports-grimes/#respond Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:03:56 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104129 Berry Craig

Berry Craig: Bill Clinton said McConnell “wants to make this about who voted for whom in 2012 even though he knows if you vote on how they’re going to vote for the next six years you will elect her and by a very healthy margin.”

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Berry Craig

Berry Craig: Bill Clinton said McConnell “wants to make this about who voted for whom in 2012 even though he knows if you vote on how they’re going to vote for the next six years you will elect her and by a very healthy margin.”

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California, Golden State: Poorest of All http://www.laprogressive.com/california-poorest-state/ http://www.laprogressive.com/california-poorest-state/#respond Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:41:32 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104109 Keith Griffith

Keith Griffith: It has the Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Napa Valley wineries. It has something else, according to the Census Bureau. It's the poorest state in the world's largest economy.

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Keith Griffith

Keith Griffith: It has the Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Napa Valley wineries. It has something else, according to the Census Bureau. It's the poorest state in the world's largest economy.

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Getting California’s Undocumented Drivers on the Road — Legally http://www.laprogressive.com/implementing-ab-60/ http://www.laprogressive.com/implementing-ab-60/#respond Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:48:36 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104094 Joanna Amador

Joanna Amador and Yuny Parada: To inform local immigrants about this new opportunity, the ACLU-SoCal Pasadena-Foothills Chapter and other Pasadena-area community organizations organized an informational forum at Villa Parke Community Center last night.

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Joanna Amador

Joanna Amador and Yuny Parada: To inform local immigrants about this new opportunity, the ACLU-SoCal Pasadena-Foothills Chapter and other Pasadena-area community organizations organized an informational forum at Villa Parke Community Center last night.

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Turning The Page: October 25th http://www.laprogressive.com/new-model-of-public-safety/ http://www.laprogressive.com/new-model-of-public-safety/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:49:08 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104072 Peter Laarman

Peter Laarman: Prominent area political leaders will headline a special event to be held at Holman United Methodist Church on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 25—just ten days before the Nov. 4 general election.

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Peter Laarman

Peter Laarman: Prominent area political leaders will headline a special event to be held at Holman United Methodist Church on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 25—just ten days before the Nov. 4 general election.

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Decriminalize Poverty; End the War on Drugs http://www.laprogressive.com/end-war-on-drugs/ http://www.laprogressive.com/end-war-on-drugs/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:22:27 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104066 Tina Dupuy

Tina Dupuy: If you added up all of the per-capita incarceration rates of every other English-speaking country, they’d still have a lower rate than the U.S. We lock up more than Russia. Way more than China. We lead the world in warehousing humans.

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Tina Dupuy

Tina Dupuy: If you added up all of the per-capita incarceration rates of every other English-speaking country, they’d still have a lower rate than the U.S. We lock up more than Russia. Way more than China. We lead the world in warehousing humans.

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Deportation Crisis: U.S.-Legislated Human Trafficking http://www.laprogressive.com/deportation-crisis/ http://www.laprogressive.com/deportation-crisis/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:53:58 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104056 Hannah Petrie

peakers will address wrongful detention, deplorable conditions and the pervasive use of solitary confinement as well as the upcoming $45 million expansion of the Adelanto Detention Center.

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Hannah Petrie

peakers will address wrongful detention, deplorable conditions and the pervasive use of solitary confinement as well as the upcoming $45 million expansion of the Adelanto Detention Center.

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Protecting LGBT Prisoners http://www.laprogressive.com/protecting-lgbt-prisoners/ http://www.laprogressive.com/protecting-lgbt-prisoners/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:43:58 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104047 Brendan Hamme

Brendan Hamme: Jails and prisons cannot justify discriminatory treatment of LGBT prisoners under the guise of keeping them “safe.”

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Brendan Hamme

Brendan Hamme: Jails and prisons cannot justify discriminatory treatment of LGBT prisoners under the guise of keeping them “safe.”

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5 Reasons Democrats Should Push Social Security Expansion http://www.laprogressive.com/expanding-social-security/ http://www.laprogressive.com/expanding-social-security/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:20:13 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104042 Richard Eskow

RJ Eskow: Rather than letting themselves be kept on the defensive – about President Obama, the Affordable Care Act, Ebola, or the Middle East – Democrats would be wise to pick one or two key issues and keep hammering away at them.

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Richard Eskow

RJ Eskow: Rather than letting themselves be kept on the defensive – about President Obama, the Affordable Care Act, Ebola, or the Middle East – Democrats would be wise to pick one or two key issues and keep hammering away at them.

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Getting a Grip on Ebola http://www.laprogressive.com/ebola-hysteria-grows/ http://www.laprogressive.com/ebola-hysteria-grows/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:34:04 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104034 Robert Reich

Robert Reich: The real crisis is the hysteria over Ebola that’s being fed by media outlets seeking sensationalism and politicians posturing for the midterm elections.

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Robert Reich

Robert Reich: The real crisis is the hysteria over Ebola that’s being fed by media outlets seeking sensationalism and politicians posturing for the midterm elections.

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Confronting Echoes of the AIDS Hysteria as We Battle Ebola http://www.laprogressive.com/ebola-hysteria-spreads/ http://www.laprogressive.com/ebola-hysteria-spreads/#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:17:39 +0000 http://www.laprogressive.com/?p=104032 Rev. Irene Monroe

Irene Monroe: Hysteria coupled with homophobia reared their ugly heads and targeted gay men across the country. Now, perhaps because we are decades removed, we can recognize this as an act of intolerance and inhospitality toward the ill.

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Rev. Irene Monroe

Irene Monroe: Hysteria coupled with homophobia reared their ugly heads and targeted gay men across the country. Now, perhaps because we are decades removed, we can recognize this as an act of intolerance and inhospitality toward the ill.

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