Marcy Winograd: Supporters of divestment argue that for-profit prisons are driven by a financial incentive to incarcerate as many people as possible as cheaply as possible in order to maximize profit.
Marcy Winograd: Thurmond has spent his years in the state legislature successfully passing legislation to provide millions of dollars to school districts to keep kids in school and out of the criminal justice system.
There is substantial evidence that Mr. Cooper was framed or otherwise falsely convicted, and is a victim of racial animus, dishonest law enforcement and sensational journalism.
Marcy Winograd: If it were up to the California Democratic Party, the choice would be obvious: reduce the influence of the unpledged or super delegates.
Marcy Winograd: Over a thousand union members and supporters joined Bernie in demanding the “Happiest Place on Earth” not treat its low-paid workers so miserably.
Marcy Winograd: The California legislature’s patronage of the Israel lobby comes at a time when Israel is losing support among Democrats.
Marcy Winograd: In a victory for that high school student and for all advocates of non-violent political speech inspired by the kneeling football quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Glendale-based law firm Bush Gottlieb persuaded a federal court to enjoin the school district from banning kneeling during high school games.
Marcy Winograd: Hugs, tears, and applause at LAUSD headquarters this week when students, teachers, parents, counselors and administrators honored outgoing LAUSD School Board President Steve Zimmer.
Following the rally, a few parents drove over to Melvoin’s Venice campaign headquarters to deliver a letter, signed by rally participants, requesting he return the billionaires’ direct campaign contributions.
A motion calls for the Los Angeles Zoo to immediately cease efforts to use Billy to breed baby elephants for captivity in other zoos
With an overwhelming majority of voters expected to vote absentee in this monumental yet little known run-off election, there’s no time to waste for Zimmer and Padilla supporters
Marcy Winograd: No one needs to schlep to DC in a pink pussy hat to beat back billionaires salivating to bankrupt the Los Angeles Unified School District by turning 50% of the district’s schools into charters
Marcy Winograd: Protests began Saturday night in front of the Tom Bradley International Airport and resumed Sunday, with protectors, young and old, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian, conducting a sit-in in front of the Customs’ office.