Rev. Jim Conn

Rev. Jim Conn

Rev. Jim Conn is the founding minister of the Church in Ocean Park and served on the Santa Monica City Council and as that city's mayor. He helped found Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice, Los Angeles, and was its second chair, and was a founder of Santa Monica's renter's rights campaign.

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Media Fingerpointing on the Docks

  Sometimes the conventional narrative the media tell about a news story feels so wrong I can’t stand it -- but I don’t know why until the story's over. The ...

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Roadblocks to Organizing in a Revived Economy

Here’s the good news: Union membership increased by about 48,000 last year and another hundred thousand new workers received union representation even though they aren’t actual members. Now the bad ...

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Fact-Checking My Inbox

Over the holidays, my cousin sent me a chain email that has been floating around the web for a while. Called “Spiral America,” it  purports to show that our country ...

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