“We must nominate a solid progressive,” says New York’s mayor about the Democrats’ next presidential candidate. “That’s the only way we can change the country. It’s also the only way we can win.”
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Angry immigrant rights activists say the generous ICE funding flies in the face of many Democrats’ stated desire to put the brakes on the Trump administration’s deportation surge.
The iPhone-shot High Flying Bird comes across as less a feature film and more like a pilot for a TV series. (Think The West Wing meets Ballers.)
Also this week: Governor Gavin Newsom chooses a new state education board president, Oakland teachers move closer to a strike and the money continues to flow in an L.A. school board race.
Prisons have been called universities of crime. What if they became, instead, actual universities?
“This is the beginning of the end of natural gas in Los Angeles,” Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.
Taylor Equities’ purchase of a 36-unit building was followed by renter complaints of harassment and disruptive construction. Then came the eviction notices.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution spotlights stealth connections between free trade deals, offshoring and carbon emissions.
LAUSD marks the passing of Michelle King. The strange case of Sebastian Ridley-Thomas. Will Oakland teachers strike?
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“If the press doesn’t step up and more consistently identify the realities of the economy,” says Leo Hindery, “then President Trump could be reelected.”