Nancy Scheper-Hughes: He’s a mean bully and the university is giving this arrogant clown all the publicity he wants, and he wants there to be riots – he tells the media that he expects riots, and he says it with a smirk. Gotcha, Berkeley!
Law and Justice
The Body Politic
Paul Haeder: One week after Harvey’s Houston devastation, the plague of predatory capital comes in like syphilis – threatening to call in the debt police, chiding the homeless now with bad credit reputations.
Lila Garrett: Eight out of 100 of our US Senators are the only ones who voted against the largest arms budget the world has every seen and to the everlasting shame of the media it was done so quietly that the world heard little if anything about it.
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Make no mistake, currently, in the United States, health care is a commodity, and the profiteers are going wild. Since passage of the ACA, major health insurance company stock values have quadrupled.
September 13, 2017: LAUSD President Charged With Conspiracy, Improperly Identifying Campaign Donors Contact: Greg Risling, Assistant Media Chief (213) 257-2000 GRisling@da.lacounty.gov The president of the Los Angeles Unified School District and his cousin were charged today for allegedly reimbursing nearly $25,000 to donors that he claimed in a campaign filing form, the Los Angeles County […]
David Lyell: I propose that, at the very beginning of its next meeting, the LAUSD School Board immediately vote to suspend the rules in order to address this exorbitant 174% raise proposal — and politely and unanimously vote to reject it.
Joe Mathews: We’re a progressive check on Red-State power—but we unbalance the Constitutional system.
Joe Mathews: As big cities shed the NFL, only smaller, poorer cities are desperate enough to host teams.