Lauren Steiner: We must call out Karen Bass for supporting the President’s corporate deal at the expense of the best interests of her constituents. And we must ask her to do the right thing when the bill is re-introduced in the next few days.
Lauren Steiner is a long time grassroots activist and organizer who has worked with Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles, the California Clean Money Campaign, the Occupy movement, Food and Water Watch, Hunger Action LA, the LA Food Policy Council and many other groups. She fights the privatization of public institutions and public goods. She plans protests, organizes citizen lobby meetings, speaks at conferences, writes articles and produces videos. Recently she has focused her work on fracking, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, net neutrality and community choice energy programs.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Confident people don’t bash themselves; they don’t let negative thinking and self-loathing screw up a good workout or undermine their progress.
Edward Wasserman: The larger question, to me, was less why she did what she did, but why everybody seemed to care so much, and why her case provoked so much anger.
Justin Chapman: Former California Attorney General on capital punishment, jail reform and the need for police oversight