Los Angeles

Los Angeles is home to the LA Progressive. Here is what's happening in this, the second most populated city in the United States.

Los Angeles Steps Forward on Minimum Wage

LA Minimum Wage

Rosemary Jenkins: Currently, about one million Angelenos are working for starvation wages but after this ordinance goes into effect, at least three quarters of a million workers and their families will have more spending power which will change the quality of their lives forever.

Let’s Put Voting Machines in In-N-Out Burger

Fixing Voter Turnout

Joe Mathews: The very thing that makes politics and governance in L.A. so confusing—all the different governments and elections in 88 cities, 150 or so school districts, and hundreds of special districts—makes this a great place for experimenting.

Dying Communities, Forgotten Memories

Dying Communities

Rudy Acuna: A community allows us to build strategies for analysis, for action and for change. Examining political and economic factors from the concrete base of the community allows for development of more effective strategies for change.