John M. Eason: The election of Donald Trump signals an end to the recent optimism about reducing the mass imprisonment of two million U.S. citizens each year.
Sydney Robinson: This week, sources report that former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is mulling the idea of running for political office once again, this time with the near-sole intention of antagonizing President Trump.
According to the White House, federal ethics rules should not apply to its employees. The Office of Government Ethics strongly disagrees with that.
This year, our annual InGathering will explore Sacred Resistance, our faith-rooted commitment to fight for justice, for decency—dare we say our democracy—all of which seem threatened in this post-election era.
Jacob Sugarman: The American right is rife with internal contradictions, perhaps none more pronounced than its attitude towards the mainstream media.
Jim Stinson: After holding on through a tumultuous year, FBI Director James Comey may finally have gone a bridge too far by trying to undermine President Donald Trump in the public sphere. It’s a controversy that will complicate what’s left of Comey’s appointed tenure.
The GOP will likely refuse ever to admit is that its plan to eliminate the ACA is also a stealth plan to gut one of the most popular things the government has ever done that didn’t involve killing Osama bin Laden — Medicaid.
Dawisson Belem Lopes: Latin America’s recent rightward spiral should not be seen as the end of the populist era in the region.
It had been almost half of a decade since Dyan had seen his wife and two sons. Then a few months ago, he was finally reunited with his family. Dyan’s pregnant wife had stepped off of a plane in Fort Worth, Texas as a Sudanese refugee four years ago. While they were getting settled in […]
Please join the ACLU of Southern California’s Westside Chapter on Saturday afternoon, March 11 at Plummer Park in West Hollywood.
Red Queen in LA: You vote to resist deep-pocketed, super-wealthy, 1%-politics when you vote in March for LAUSD School Board District 4’s incumbent, Steve Zimmer.
THE ARMENIAN RIGHTS WATCH COMMITTEE (ARWC) OF THE ARMENIAN BAR ASSOCIATION FINDS THE EXECUTIVE ORDER ISSUED ON JANUARY 27, 2017 MAY THREATEN ESTABLISHED UNITED STATES LAW AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL OBLIGATIONS The United States government is obligated—under both US. Law and international law—to allow for the application of the asylum claims by non-citizens presenting themselves at U.S. borders and ports of entry. The Immigration and Nationality […]
friend and colleague whose name is Debra Miller asked what I was doing on February 20, 2017. Knowing my politics, she told me that the 20th of February has been designated “Not My Presidents Day” and thought I’d be interested in an event she was working to organize. Never having heard of this day of […]