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Breaking News: Poll Shows Pension Ballot Measures Already in Trouble

Capital & Main

L.A. Says No to Repowering Gas Plants

Steven Mikulan

The Tests Facing California’s New Governor

Donald Cohen
Donald Cohen

Corporations Profit From Killing DACA

Rev. Jim Conn
Rev. Jim Conn

Still Learning From Martin Luther King Jr.

Bill Raden
Bill Raden

State to Study Charter Schools’ Impact as Money Flows Into L.A. School Board Election

Peter Dreier
Peter Dreier

How Heather Booth Changed the World

Vivian Rothstein
Vivian Rothstein

Kavanaugh as History: For Women, the Past Is the Present

Danny Feingold
Danny Feingold

Business Leader: Trump’s “Economic Miracle” Is a Mirage

Judith Lewis Mernit
Judith Lewis Mernit

Deaf School’s Chants Are Heard Loud and Clear in Teachers Strike

Bobbi Murray
Bobbi Murray

Why a Teachers Strike in Los Angeles Could Bring Big Rewards as Well as Risks

Jessica Goodheart

Madeline’s Amazing Cool Room: A Silver Lake Eviction Tale

Jon Zerolnick

Sandra Bland and Toeing the Thin Blue Line

Guest Feature

Stagnant Wages: Rich Man, Poor Man, Poorer Man

Robin Urevich
Robin Urevich

Why the Spending Bill Will Hurt Immigrant Detainees

Deborah Klugman
Deborah Klugman

Even Paradise Has Walls in This Topical Drama

Larry Buhl

Tipping Points: Are Charter Schools Oversaturating Their Markets?

Gary Cohn

How Big Oil Spiked Jerry Brown's Climate Change Agenda

Seth Sandronsky
Seth Sandronsky

Policymakers Seek Healthier, More Prosperous California

Marco Amador

L.A. Teachers Strike Diary: Day Five

Madeline Janis

President Obama: The Solution to Unprecedented Inequality is Good Jobs and Opportunities for the Disadvantaged

Harold Meyerson
Harold Meyerson

The GOP’s War Against Voters

James Elmendorf

Of Football and the Limits of Labor Law

Sasha Abramsky
Sasha Abramsky

California Lawyers Strategize to Save Targeted Immigrants

David Bacon
David Bacon

Will Growers’ Demand for Wage Cuts Get Help From U.S. Government?

Kelly Candaele
Kelly Candaele

CA-49: A GOP District Realigns With Democrats After Mike Levin Victory

Alex Demyanenko

Steven Soderbergh’s Basketball Diary Is No Slam Dunk

David Sirota
David Sirota

No Apologies: Bill de Blasio on Economic Inequality, 2020 and the Amazon Deal

Gabriel Thompson
Gabriel Thompson

California Ramps Up College Education Behind Bars

Lovell Estell III
Lovell Estell III

Kicked to the Curb: How USC Drove a Bicycle Repairman Into the Street

Trebor Healey

The Grassroots of Survival: Scenes from the Migrant Caravan

Dan Braun
Dan Braun

“Everyone’s Got to Win”: An Interview With Donald Cohen

Charles Davis
Charles Davis

Stephen Miller’s Former Rabbi Speaks Out About Trump’s Adviser and Immigration

Rick Wartzman

Upending the Nation’s Financial Giants With Beneficial State Bank’s Kat Taylor

Jim Lair Beard

Hyatt Worker: Why I Support the Global Hyatt Boycott

Leighton Woodhouse
Leighton Woodhouse

S.F. Federal Court Blocks Trump’s New Asylum Rules

Dean Kuipers

Living Homeless in California: Dignity Is a Hot Shower

Lalo Alcaraz
Lalo Alcaraz

Chris Rock on Economic Inequality

Joe Rihn

Offices Pledge They’ll Buy Chemical-Free Furniture

Gary Phillips
Gary Phillips

The Dixon Family Chronicles: “Shut Christmas Down!”

Joe Rubin
Joe Rubin

Lead Poisoning Widespread Among California Workers

Matthew Fleischer

Classic Koch: How Prop. 32 Could Enrich Two Billionaires

Allison Mannos

California Love: Low-Wage Worker Activism

Pandora Young
Pandora Young

Living Homeless in California: Pet Owners on the Streets

Ana Beatriz Cholo
Ana Beatriz Cholo

Organizing Principles: Erin Aubry Kaplan Explains Why “I Heart Obama” (Video)

Bill Raden and Gary Cohn

Bonanza! Silicon Valley Sees Gold in Corporate-Driven School Reforms

Deborah Klugman

Labor Party: A New Play Examines Birth Tourism

Cynthia Strathmann

Labor Day News of the WEIRD

Lou Siegel

Fear and Loathing at the Supreme Court

Rex Weiner
Rex Weiner

BlueLA E-Vehicles Hit the Streets

Jackie Cornejo

13 Years in the Making: Long Beach City Council Approves Landmark Project Labor Agreement

John Medearis

“Politics,” As Usual

Gustavo Arellano

7 Takeaways from California’s Elections

Peter Dreier and Donald Cohen
Peter Dreier and Donald Cohen

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Opens His Wallet. Sort of.

David Dayen

Proposition 6: California Keeps Its Gas Tax — And Infrastructure Repairs

Steve Appleford

Los Angeles’ Schools Strike Was a Teachable Moment for Students

Joel Warner
Joel Warner

Reed Hastings: Netflix CEO Goes Nuclear on Public Schools

Erin Aubry Kaplan
Erin Aubry Kaplan

Setting the Record Straight on Trump’s Black Unemployment Boast

Joanne Kim

Los Angeles Teachers Strike Rally at Grand Park (Photos)

Jim Crogan

Defining Moment: Will California End Its Money Bail System?

Adrian Martinez

The Next Four Years: A Time to Work on the Environment

Rachele Huennekens

Netroots Nation in Detroit: The Art of War and the War of Art

Julie Gutman Dickinson

Gig Economy Workers: Independent Contractors or Indentured Servants?

Greg Good

Don’t Waste This Opportunity, Los Angeles

Aiha Nguyen

Pico Rivera Rally Supports Walmart Strikers

Maria Bustillos
Maria Bustillos

Pardon My Mess: Trump’s Arpaio Clemency Splits Arizona Republicans

Paul Tullis

The Business of Change: Consumer Movements Pour on the Pressure

Eric Pape
Eric Pape

Debt of a Salesman: Why the Cost of Living Is Making Retirement a Mirage


Today: “The Persuaders” Looks at Corporate Lobbying

Kokayi Kwa Jitahidi

Supreme Court Weighs Unions’ Future

Jourdan Card

It’s Checkout Time for Bad Hotel Jobs

Alissa Quart

Three Tactics That Changed Trump from Outlier to Insider

Roxana Tynan

The Cure for Poverty in Two Words

Rachel Torres

Railcar Investment & Jobs: A Teachable Moment

Steve Smith

Governor Brown Outlines Plan for Good Jobs

Marc Haefele

Inglewood: Mystery Surrounds Two Black Lives Lost in Police Shooting

Sanjukta Paul

The Fix: Restoring the Rights of Misclassified Workers

David Sirota and Chase Woodruff

Why Was Climate Change Omitted From Colorado’s Debate Over Fracking?

Jeremy Arnold

Dodger Dogged: A Fan’s Appeal

Jason McGahan

Living Homeless in California: Public Bathrooms and Other Mirages

Thao N. Lam

DCFS Strike Gains: Protecting Children, Standing Up for Social Workers

Kevin Norton

Let Us Organize: Thoughts on Labor Day

Jeremy Mohler

A Privatized Medicaid Nightmare

David Sirota and Andrew Perez

California Workers, Retirees Are Unwittingly Financing an Anti-Proposition 10 Campaign

Donnell Alexander
Donnell Alexander

Restless Valley: Can Devin Nunes Hold His Seat in November?

John Guevarra

California Plastic Bag Bill Stalled

Julianne Tveten
Julianne Tveten

No Walk in the Garden for the Urban Homeless

Rita Lowenthal

I’m Not the Girl I Was at 80

Matt Tinoco

Living Homeless in California: Can Washing Up Transform Lives?

Sabrina Bornstein

Junk Math: The Waste Industry’s Numbers Don’t Add Up

Ed Gutierrez

SeaTac Workers Await Ruling on New $15 Minimum Wage Law

Debra A. Varnado

Uncovered California: What’s Holding Back Nurse Practitioners?

Christine Petit

Living Wage Law Could Go to Long Beach Voters

Ed Leibowitz
Ed Leibowitz

Union Staffers: Time’s Up, L.A. Times

Tony Zinnanti
Tony Zinnanti

Three Days on the Res: Facing the Dakota Pipeline

Maria Elena Durazo

Family Leave Is the Law, Not a Luxury

Patricia Castellanos

We Don’t Need to Make Mountains of Waste Anymore

Frank Alvarez

A Taste of Soul With a Side of Construction Careers

Lauren Ahkiam

How Leftovers Will Let Us Breathe Easier and Create Jobs

Flor Barajas-Tena

1992 Remembered: The School of Life

Mr. Fish

Signs of the TImes

Abby Arnold

Santa Monica: Car Wash Businesses Must Come Clean

Eric Markowitz

After the Vote: Californians Choose to Speed Up, Not Abolish, Death Penalty

Ashley Thomas

Working Families Need a Better May Revise

Caroline O'Connor

DeMaurice Smith Tackles Union Busting

Nidia Bautista
Nidia Bautista

Indigenous Asylum Seekers Find a Language Wall at the U.S. Border

Maria Loya

The Economy Improves — Will the Minimum Wage?

David Mermelstein

Stage Reviews: Three Provocative Broadway Dramas

Kabira Stokes

Green Economy, Green Paydays


Irvine man charged with hate crimes for allegedly having ‘kill lists’

Satish Kunisi

Harris v. Quinn: Bad But Not Fatal

Robert Gottlieb

Race, Class and an L.A. Bike Movement at the Crossroads

Skylar Sweetman

Dr. Jessica Bodoh-Creed: Adjunct for Now, Academic Forever

Bob Remstein

Long Strange Trip: Danny Goldberg’s 1967

Ashley Baker

Counting on the Kindness of Strangers

Chase Woodruff and David Sirota

Cash Gusher: One in Five Dollars in All Colorado Elections Now Comes Directly From a Fossil Fuel Corporation

Tina Dupuy
Tina Dupuy

Payday Lenders: 'We're Not Bottom Feeders!'

Aura Bogado

Los Angeles May Target Border Wall Profiteering With Contractor Disclosure Requirement

Julian Vasquez Heilig

Failing the Test: Nine Solution Takeaways

David Sirota and Jay Cassano

NY Pension Chief Cashes in on Natural Gas

Amy DePaul

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

Erikka Yancy

Alternative Black History: Five Films

Joann Lo

The Hands That Feed Us

Carol Mithers
Carol Mithers

Los Angeles Renters Fight Back to Keep Their Pets — and Homes

Kalena Thomhave
Kalena Thomhave

California Protects Low-Income Access to Farmers Markets

Bill Raden and Eunice Park

Bill Aims to Fix Hollow ‘College Promise’ Aid Program

The Fix LA Coalition

Stop the Bank Robbery of Los Angeles

Greg Burk

Leonard Cohen’s Unhurried Exit

Natalie Foster

Crippling the Affordable Care Act Would Harm American Entrepreneurship

Leon Jenkins, Rev. K.W. Tulloss & Rev. William Smart

Stop California’s War on Children!

Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele

Are Picket-Crossing Dodgers Cursed?

Cindy Ensworth

“G” for Green Effort

Bobbi Murray & Bill Raden

Failing the Test: School Solutions and Turnarounds

Piper McDaniel

High Times: The Hidden Poverty in Marijuana’s Black Market

Cassidy Noblett

Gotta Dance, Gotta Have Rights

Arturo Talavera

Epicenters of Refuge: A Tale of Two Cities

David Davis

Dave Zirin Interview: How Two Black Gloves Changed History

David Pettit

Wake Up, L.A. Times, It’s a Blue-Green World

Brendan Whalen

L.A. Residents Voice Olympic Anxiety at Public Forum

Ted Soqui

Scenes From Tijuana’s ‘Little Haiti’ Refugee Center

Matthew Cunningham-Cook and David Sirota

Richard Blum, a $100 Million UC Investment, Feinstein Campaign Donations: Business As Usual at UC?

Cynthia Villareal

Home-Care Workers to Sacramento: Let’s Get Healthy!

Kerry Candaele

Living Homeless in California: A Death in Venice

Jora Trang

Indoor Heat Bill Will Save Lives

Emily Sender

Solar-Powered Festival Heats Up Boyle Heights

Tom Bongiovi

It Ain’t Easy Earning Green

Bill Raden and Danny Feingold

In DeVos Vote, Arizona’s McCain and Flake Weigh Party Loyalty Against Effective School Policy

Jr. Rev. William D. Smart

Walmart: Any Job Is Not Always a Good Job

Edward Boyer

“Detroit” Tells the Story it Set Out To Tell – And That’s Enough

Matt Unrath

A Hard Math for Working Families

Thor Benson

How L.A. Helped Its Homeless During the Wildfires

Francisco Arzu

Where Every Day Is Trash Day

Deirdra Funcheon

Justice John Paul Stevens’ Supreme Judgment Against Kavanaugh


Cal State University’s Budget Blues

Rick Schultz

Timothy Snyder on Putin, Junk News and the Trump Trap

Paulina Gonzalez & Lori Gay

Insurance Industry Happy to Receive, But Not to Give

Paul Street and Chaumtoli Huq

Resistance in the Heartland: Fighting ICE in Small-Town Iowa and Nebraska

Daleth Caspeta

Stop the Presses: An Activist Takes a Stand

Sharon Terman and Anda Kuo

A Matter of Public Health: Medical Community Speaks Out for Parental Leave

Nora Mathison

Out of Stock: Recycling Options for LA Businesses

Kelly Iwamoto

Vergara Lawsuit Would Hurt California Students

Megan Kamerick
Megan Kamerick

The Business of Change: Can Business Schools Make Companies Ethical?

Lori Amos

Don’t Discount This: Walmart Worker Issues Challenge to Her CEO

Andrew Perez and David Sirota

Rick Scott Invested in the Same Financial Firms As Florida’s Pension System

Ayrn Taylor

Blunt Talk: What Marijuana Pharmacy Workers Want

Jessica Goodheart and Trebor Healey

Three Green Haiku

Shannon Luders-Manuel
Shannon Luders-Manuel

South Asian Asylum Seekers Find Healing and Hope After Sheridan Heartbreak

Diane Lefer

Killer Jobs: Policing America's Dangerous Workplaces

Dick Price

“Occupy” Occupies California’s Democratic Party

Kenneth Burt

Hispanic Heritage Month: Living Legacies

Scott Oshima

From Remembrance to Resistance: The 48th Manzanar Pilgrimage

Manuel Pastor & Danny Feingold

State of Resistance: California in the Age of Trump

Jenny Manrique
Jenny Manrique

A California Law Is Helping Immigrants Wipe Slates Clean

Lawrence Ziese

We’ve Met: 24 Hours at Occupy LA

Kevin Stea

Why I'm Dancing for a Contract

Carla Pineda
Carla Pineda

How Undocumented Black Migrants Are Navigating Immigration Hurdles

Richard Flacks

Fjord Foundation: Norway’s Solid Safety Net

Frank Tamborello

Learning about the Real Walmart from the Workers’ View

Lisa Derrick

Reviewed: A DIY Guide for “The Magicial Resistance”

Steven Leigh Morris

Arguing the World Stage

John Koopman

Uber Angst: A Driver’s Nights Behind the Wheel

Dan Ross
Dan Ross

Is a New Toxic Danger Threatening California?

Francisco Cendejas

A Union Buster Strikes Out

Melissa Chadburn
Melissa Chadburn

High Times: What Happens If Marijuana Is Legalized?

Jennifer Dworkin

Video: Safe Parking for Santa Barbara’s Homeless

Gloria Ohland

Honoring the Champions of Better Transit

Darryl Holter

Loyalty Down: Rick Wartzman Discusses How Business Leaders Betrayed the American Workforce

Zoe Lipman

Five Policy Prescriptions for Transportation Job Creation and Growth

Cathy Cortez

Five-Star Scrooge: Hotel Bel-Air Keeps Union Out

Tony Bautista

Cornering the Market on Healthy Food

Randy Shaw

Randy Shaw on Los Angeles’ Lost Housing Generation

Ian Ruskin

Why Thomas Paine Matters