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  • How Democrats Mixed Oil and Water, Killing Environmental Bill

    How Democrats Mixed Oil and Water, Killing Environmental Bill

    • July 9, 2015

    Hopes were high among environmentalists when a bill designed to protect California’s drinking water was introduced in the state Assembly earlier this year. After all, California has passed some of the most far-reaching environmental laws and regulations in the nation, and the state legislature is dominated by the Democratic Party, whose members are generally inclined

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  • Arbitration Clauses: More Job Seekers Are Signing on a Crooked Dotted Line

    Arbitration Clauses: More Job Seekers Are Signing on a Crooked Dotted Line

    • May 19, 2015

    Yoel Matute had worked at a Santa Monica car wash for seven years and was upset because he believed he wasn’t being paid for all the hours he worked. So in 2012 he decided to sue in court to recover his wages. Matute soon got an unwelcome surprise. His employer attempted to enforce an arbitration

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  • Three Strikes Reform: Proposition 47 and the Fight Against Inequality

    Three Strikes Reform: Proposition 47 and the Fight Against Inequality

    • October 23, 2014

    When New York rapper Jay-Z played the Rose Bowl last summer, he surprised 90,000 concertgoers by making a political statement. Before launching into his hit “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem),” he urged fans to vote for a California ballot initiative that would dramatically reduce the state’s prison population and re-direct money into education and treatment

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