Andy Love: John McCain has now made explicit what has been a poorly kept secret—that the Republicans will continue to oppose whatever nominee the next Democratic president selects.
Jamala Rogers: Videos have not proven to make such cases a slam-dunk because of the same kind of police interpretation presented in the Rodney King case.
Sharon Kyle: Known widely for his use of social media to promote social causes, including the Black Lives Matter movement, Shaun King recently posted a message on social media that offers 25 practical solutions that address police brutality
Sikivu Hutchinson: On a daily basis our youth contend with unsafe conditions that white teens in middle class and affluent areas of the city either don’t have to deal with or have a social safety net to shield them from.
Matt Cagle: Social media monitoring is spreading fast and is a powerful example of surveillance technology that can disproportionately impact communities of color.
Sharon Kyle: “The Restorative Justice Vote,” a one-day conference in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 19, will convene attorneys, social justice activists, law enforcement professionals, and policymakers in advance of the November 8th election.
Daisy Vieyra: SB 443 protects vulnerable Californians from having police permanently take and keep their property without a conviction.
Larry Wines: They’re all lying. Not simply “mistaken,” or “wrong,” but knowingly lying. You will see it for yourself when you watch the video.
Judith Lewis Mernit: The stories of workplace abuse are infinite and chilling,, and include “foreign trimmers getting their passports stolen, growers not paying them and throwing them off the farm, sex-starved rednecks paying more for girls to trim with their tops off.
Piper McDaniel: In the wake of the timber industry’s collapse, many long-time locals turned to marijuana to support themselves, while at the same time early participants in the trade began moving to Hayfork to establish outdoor farms.
Robert Koehler: They drove a tank (or tank-looking armored truck, designed to withstand improvised explosive devices) up to Rogers Park because a guy was running around the neighborhood naked? Who’s crazy here?
Peter Bibring and Catherine Wagner: Death of L.A. teen at hands of cops was caught on tape. But refusal to release video has some questioning policies, use nationwide.
Daisy Vierya: California lawmakers send Governor bill to curb controversial practice that lets police take and keep innocent people’s property.