Lawrence Wittner: Given the central role that organized labor plays in defending workers’ rights, it’s hardly surprising that the Trump administration has sought to weaken American unions.
Jessica Goodheart: A federal program’s critics say it provides questionable benefits for low-income communities and hastens gentrification — while awarding large tax breaks to the wealthiest.
Joseph Palermo: Throwing away trillions of tax dollars and potentially millions of human lives in another forever war that’s guaranteed to create intractable crises in the future appears to be the folly that awaits us.
Randy Shaw: It’s now clear that California’s Democratic leadership paid lip service to the need to build more housing. It utterly failed to pass essential housing production and tenant protection legislation.