Dick Price: In their fondest hopes, the activists behind Prop C and measures like it see these messages prompting members of Congress to support a constitutional amendment overturning the Citizen United ruling.
On May 21, Los Angeles voters will have the chance to weigh in on the question of overturning Citizens United through a constitutional amendment. And if Prop C passes, Los Angeles will be the largest jurisdiction to approve a resolution to overturnCitizens United.
Sharon Kyle: On the heels of the re-election of President Obama, signs tell us we are NOT yet living in post-racial America
World-renowned spiritual leader Deepak Chopra released a video endorsement of Sister Giant, a nonpartisan conference on women and politics organized by bestselling author Marianne Williamson
Join us this Sunday for a Forum to review the eleven propositions that will be voted on in November. Sunday, 14 October, 12:45 p.m.
Northeast Los Angeles “Pushing Forward With Obama” Gala Fundraiser. Sunday, September 23, 2 to 5 p.m., 1109 Oneata Drive, Mt. Washingtong (Los Angeles),
Berry Craig’s “Birtherism Bites Back: Samuel D. Burchard and Donald Trump” led the pack this time, followed by Dick & Sharon’s look at the 20=year anniversary of the LA Riots.
Ayiti Kale Je: In Haiti, the authorities continue to mystify the public with promises and “commissions,” while the national clairin industry disappears under a tidal wage of imported clairin.
This week, we welcome a new writer to the fold, lawyer and educator Sheria Reid, whose debut article, “The Problem with White Guilt,” landed in the second spot behind Julie Discoll’s discussion of reports of neo-Nazis showing their grotesque colors in Sanford,
You’ll note that women writers took the top three spots this week — led off by Sikivu Hutchinson’s fine examination of the recent Planned Parenthood attack. And they also took five of the top 10.
This week’s top 10 most read was led by “What Killed Andrew Breitbart?” by Maer Roshan and Hunter R. Slaton of The Fix, billed as the world’s leading website about addiction and recovery.
Sharon Kyle: In a relatively short period of time, our nation has incarcerated enough people to create the second largest city in the United States. Releasing a few tens of thousand prisoners for overcrowding won’t change much or will it?
Friday Feedback: Providing basic housing for veterans suffering from severe mental illness is the least we can do for the sacrifices they’ve made.