Ten Years Ago and Today: A Warfare State of Mind

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Norman Solomon: The resulting tragedies have been so horrific and large-scale that the overall reporting by U.S. mass media scarcely provides a clue. In real time and in retrospect, the dominant cliches about this war have stayed in circular motion, self-referential, within American bubbles.

Do Republican Candidates Like Most Americans?

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Steve Hochstadt: The Republican presidential candidates were talking to a minority of Americans, telling them they were the only true patriots. The rest of us, poor, gay, black, unionized, believers in science, supporters of a fair tax system, we were disdained.

A Letter to a Mother Unknown

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Rev. Irene Monroe: I never called anyone Mommy although I remember one day during my first spring semester at Union Theological Seminary in 1988 when I was rolled into St. Luke’s Hospital Emergency Room because I was hemorrhaging, I just called out this name.

Fear of Illness

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The virus, though, only appears to be as deadly as other yearly viruses as the deaths associated with the new virus are at a minimum. But the fear is now established and people want the vaccine.

Ballot Recommendations – Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles

Here are the ballot recommendations from the Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles for 2008 Click here for the June 3, 2014 ballot recommendations from the LA Progressive YES — PROP 1A — “Safe, Reliable High Speed Passenger Train Bond” BOND State bond issue to build high-speed train linking Southern California, Sacramento , San Joaquin, and [...]

Election Day Propositions, Candidates, Judges and More

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Election Day is less than a month away. We’ve all heard more than enough about Sarah “Pitbull” Palin but most of us still aren’t sure how to vote on many of the propositions, judicial candidates, assembly seats, and other races right here in California. November 2, 2010 UPDATE HERE The LA Progressive has pulled together [...]

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