Gary Stewart’s passion for politics mirrored his love of music. His death rocked friends who remembered him as a deeply invested participant in whatever organization or cause he backed.
Borrowing tactics from the Occupy and labor movements, a coalition of faculty and anti-gentrification activists has set up a tent city outside the University of Southern California. Their proclaimed target: USC’s culture of greed and opaqueness.
Orlando Zepeda and Evelyn Hernandez are immigrant activists. Neither has a backup plan in case TPS isn’t renewed next year, other than “to keep fighting until we have permanent residency.”
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Undocumented immigrants fear that seeking medical care will get them kicked out of the country. One woman’s story shows the impact can prove deadly.
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The ability to force the rich to pay their taxes is at least as monumental a challenge as the political project to increase taxes on the wealthy.