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Ten years after Capital & Main was founded, one thing is still clear: we ignore economic inequality at our peril.
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The demise of a dynamic media ecosystem diminished L.A. but a renaissance may be underway.
For millions in the Golden State, economic inequality brings a different kind of peril to daily life.
Key takeaways about the roles of power, money and race in shaping America's response to the pandemic.
How Joe Biden could bring much-needed change to America.
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Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Organization eschews on-field diversity even as Clayton Kershaw and teammates commit to racial justice.Co-published by Newsweek
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Advocates ask supervisors to act now as fatalities mount and public health dept. allows COVID patients into facilities with poor track records.
The agency also scrubbed statistics on coronavirus deaths and cases at designated nursing homes from its website.
The bleakest chapter of the history of COVID-19 in Los Angeles will be devoted to the demise of nursing home residents.
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The economist says Republicans must stop pushing for a corporate slush fund in order to pass the emergency stimulus bill.
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