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Elections and Campaigns

media loves trump

Donald The Terrible

Lila Garrett: If Trump gets his way, those children from Spanish parents who were born here will no longer be Americans. Off with the head of the 14th Amendment. Once a Hispanic, always a Hispanic.

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Education Reform

Teacher Shortages

Where Have All the Teachers Gone?

Melissa Tomlinson: Fit, happy people had gained weight—heavy stress weight, not the kind from a few too many delicious meals—and the parking lot would empty the minute our contracted time hit the hour.

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Law & Justice

Redel Jones Shooting

LAPD’s Silence Angers South LA Activists

Shawnte Passmore: “This is not the Daryl Gates era where you can do whatever you want and not be held accountable. Chief Charlie Beck has a city watching everything he does. When someone is killed, the community wants answers.”

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Economic Justice

Gig Economy

The Upsurge in Uncertain Work

Robert Reich: On demand and on call – in the “share” economy, the “gig” economy, or, more prosaically, the “irregular” economy – the result is the same: no predictable earnings or hours.

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