Peter Dreier: More than 40% of California workers earn less than $15 dollars an hour. By putting more money in people’s pockets, the pay increase will improve the economy by increasing consumer spending in businesses throughout the state.
Sikivu Hutchinson: The ubiquitous tents and shambling motorhomes that dot L.A.’s side streets are simply the most glaring symbols of the city’s spatial apartheid.
Abba Solomon: In refusing to appear at a ceremony with Netanyahu to accept her Genesis Prize this spring, Natalie Portman has illustrated that the dilemma of the liberal Zionist remains bleak.
Tom Hastings: If you have a device such as a phone, a laptop, any notebook or tablet, Trump is stepping on you. He is driving up the price and possible dragging down the quality of what you can purchase and use. Thanks, Dear Leader.