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For some of California’s most vulnerable renters, a lack of internet access may lead to eviction.
Economist Valerie Wilson discusses neoliberalism’s impact on racial disparities in wealth and income.
Districts struggle to fill open positions and see new waves of teacher departures this summer.
David Bacon spent three decades capturing the experiences of laborers, their treatment and where they came from.
With community schools, acting locally is proving a winning idea.
Gov. Newsom’s revised budget includes money for a one-time drinking water crisis program, but advocates are hoping for more.
Has Martin’s Potato Roll Become the MAGA Burger Bun?
Franchises are increasingly hiring teens but may be doing so at the expense of their health and safety.
How economic policies in the ’80s and ’90s destabilized American democracy today.
In Chinatown, renters champion use of eminent domain to rekindle the fight for truly public housing.
The state asked for federal help to find oil field emissions; the EPA found dozens — but in three years it has issued only two fines.
A move by the Valencia County Commission surprises the public and helps a major donor.
Author David Pepper argues that state governments have become a key reason for the erosion of rights and America’s drift from democracy.
“We just don’t have the luxury to be despondent.”
A three-part series of interviews about the influence of neoliberalism on our politics and economics.
California looks to ease the strain put on its vulnerable undocumented workforce.
The view from Lemon Hill, a working-class community where stress and anxiety rule the day.
Divisions deepen as America waits for the official Supreme Court ruling.
‘Here’s the core of it. There ain’t going to be any jobs on a dead planet.’
Striking down ‘Roe v. Wade’ will lead to further health inequities.