Sheila Kuehl on Prop 30

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*+-Sheila Kuehl: The approach adopted by this measure is like holding a gun to your head and shouting “Stop me before I hurt somebody!”

What Today’s Job Numbers Mean

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*+-Robert Reich: We’ll avoid a double-dip, but the most likely scenario in coming months is a continuation of the same – an anemic jobs recovery.

Restrictive Immigrations Measures Dying

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*+-Seth Hoy: The legislative graveyard got a little bit bigger this week as lawmakers in Mississippi pronounced a series of restrictive immigration measures dead.

Why the Tax Deal Is an Abomination

*+-Robert Reich: The deal the President struck with Republican leaders is an abomination. It’s larger than the bailout of Wall Street, GM, and Chrysler put together, larger than the stimulus package, larger than anything that’s come out of Washington in years. The president needs new advisors.

The Showdown On Tax Cuts for the Rich

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*+-Robert Reich: In political terms, a strong stand enables the President to clearly demonstrate who’s side he’s on (the working and middle class that’s still bearing the brunt of this lousy economy) and who’s side the Republicans are on (the powerful and privileged who brought much of this on, and who are now doing just fine).

The Law Offices of East Los Angeles

*+-Press Release This month, friends, supporters, political allies and family members gathered at 6457 E. Whittier Blvd., in East Los Angeles to celebrate and inaugurate the grand opening of a new progressive community law office in East Los Angeles. This new community legal center is the joint effort of Mercedes V. Castillo and Guillermo Suárez […]

Catch 22 with President Obama

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*+-Lydia Howell: Ultimately, what is most important about Barack Obama may not be that he is an African-American president but, that — like Bill Clinton before him — he is a Corporate Democrat, who offers no real alternatives to Big Business As Usual and Endless Wars for Empire — (just like the Republicans