Enrique C. Ochoa: Like gladiator battles of the past, Levi’s Stadium will be filled with members of the U.S. ruling classes, while largely African American young men from working class communities will be on the field.
Joe Mathews: The ex-financier has run the L.A. Times, the L.A. Department of Water and Power, and Now L.A. Schools. All he lacks is know-how.
Kevin Anderson: Trump and his ultra-hawkish National Security Advisor, John Bolton, seem to have plans for Iran that go beyond merely economic pressure. Netanyahu’s Israel, the only state in the region that actually has nuclear weapons, has at times seemed ready to attack Iran.
Phoenix Goodman: The Divest campaign is a classic example of how the People can have a tangible effect on society by speaking the language of the dominating classes: money.