D.D. Guttenplan, The Nation—Trump wins and Rubio grabs the establishment lane. Neither of them would be pushovers in November.
Check out these article from the LA Progressive’s partners in The Media Consortium. Nevada Solar Power
Cody Foster: An Ex President Obama may find retirement more fruitful if he returns to his roots as a community organizer. Perhaps he will recreate a grassroots movement of the kind that turned out to elect him in 2008 and rally such energy behind a progressive agenda.
Deborah Jian Lee: When it comes to race, one can trace white supremacy in the church throughout history, from biblical justifications for slavery and Jim Crow to the absence from or hostility to the Civil Rights movement.
Huntington Memorial nurses will hold a press conference on Thursday to celebrate the NLRB decision and discuss next steps in their efforts to improve the quality of patient care and form a union at the hospital.
Imagining Alternatives: Progressive Economics and Social Movements, Saturday, February 6, Occidental College.
Cassandra Dixon: Between the settlement and the outpost, what remains of the road is closed to Palestinians. With one exception—children walk behind an Israeli military jeep to reach their school. Their parents are not allowed to walk with them.
Mark Maier and Al Bevans: The mayor and Council must decide about the timing of the increases, future cost of living increases, monitoring its impact, and enforcing its provisions.
As of Friday, January 8th the county did NOT fulfill its promise of 440 beds as the first El Niño storms swept through the OC, leaving people who live outdoors exposed to the elements and at risk of hypothermia and other weather-related hazards.
Anonymous Girl in LA: Like many others, only my closest friends know of my situation—the ones whose spare bedroom I occupied or whose couches and floors I’ve slept on the past couple of years while trying to get back on my feet.
David Krieger: The US and the other eight nuclear-armed countries are quick to point fingers at North Korea, but slow to recognize their own role in fanning the flames of nuclear catastrophe.
Eved Romero: Where I was from, people who were “soft” simply didn’t make it, so I adapted to my situation. I put on a mask to guard my true self—the mask I would wear for many years, a mask of toughness, heartlessness, and ruthlessness.
The landlord saves itself lots of money by not paying for the water, does not encourage tenants to save water, and forces even eco-conscientious tenants to waste water. This is truly the worst of possible worlds.