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Breaking News: Poll Shows Pension Ballot Measures Already in Trouble

Capital & Main

New Study: Early Exit from Short-term Homelessness Prevents Worse Scenarios

Steven Mikulan
Steven Mikulan

Whitemare on Elm Street: Jordan Peele’s “Get Out”

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

A California Public School that Betsy DeVos Wouldn’t Recognize

Peter Dreier
Peter Dreier

How Heather Booth Changed the World

Vivian Rothstein
Vivian Rothstein

Immigrant Detainees Speak of Abuses

Danny Feingold
Danny Feingold

Erwin Chemerinsky and the Case Against Trump

Bobbi Murray
Bobbi Murray

The Big Money: Revealing the Chasm Between CEO and Worker Pay

Judith Lewis Mernit
Judith Lewis Mernit

Diablo in the Details: Who Will Shoulder the Costs of a Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown?

Jon Zerolnick

Sandra Bland and Toeing the Thin Blue Line

Guest Feature

Stagnant Wages: Rich Man, Poor Man, Poorer Man

Jessica Goodheart

Is a Conflict-Minerals Law Helping or Harming African Miners?

Gary Cohn

How Big Oil Spiked Jerry Brown's Climate Change Agenda

Seth Sandronsky
Seth Sandronsky

Policymakers Seek Healthier, More Prosperous California

Deborah Klugman
Deborah Klugman

A Spiritual Mystery Play Fails to Enlighten

Madeline Janis

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

Robin Urevich
Robin Urevich

Lawsuit: Immigrant Detainees Forced to Work for $1 a Day

Harold Meyerson
Harold Meyerson

The GOP’s War Against Voters

James Elmendorf

Of Football and the Limits of Labor Law

Larry Buhl

Blue State/Red District: Trump May Blow Reelection Headwind at David Valadao

Sasha Abramsky
Sasha Abramsky

The Health-Care Campaign to Cover California’s Remaining Uninsured

Dan Braun
Dan Braun

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

Alex Demyanenko

A Woman’s Art Is Never Done: The Feminae Exhibition

Lovell Estell III
Lovell Estell III

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

Jim Lair Beard

Hyatt Worker: Why I Support the Global Hyatt Boycott

Trebor Healey

Remembering Stuart Timmons

Charles Davis
Charles Davis

Trump’s No Immigrant Left Behind Policy Targets Vietnamese Refugees

Kelly Candaele
Kelly Candaele

Blue State/Red District: The Dream Coast Under Pressure

Leighton Woodhouse
Leighton Woodhouse

Is Trump’s Customs Agency Going Rogue?

David Bacon
David Bacon

Salinas Farm Workers March to Oppose Immigration Raids

Lalo Alcaraz
Lalo Alcaraz

Chris Rock on Economic Inequality

Dean Kuipers

Zero for Effort: Environmental Scorecard Flunks California Congressmembers

Rick Wartzman

LISTEN: How Two African-American Entrepreneurs Are Determined To Change Diets In The Black Community


Today: “The Persuaders” Looks at Corporate Lobbying

Joe Rihn

Offices Pledge They’ll Buy Chemical-Free Furniture

Gary Phillips
Gary Phillips

The Dixon Family Chronicles: “Shut Christmas Down!”

Allison Mannos

California Love: Low-Wage Worker Activism

Matthew Fleischer

Classic Koch: How Prop. 32 Could Enrich Two Billionaires

Pandora Young
Pandora Young

High Times: Scenes from Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Gabriel Thompson
Gabriel Thompson

David Cay Johnston on the Trump We Don’t Know

Bill Raden and Gary Cohn

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

Marco Amador

Jaime’s Story: Left Behind by the American Health Care Act

Joe Rubin
Joe Rubin

Battery Blood: California Has Worse Lead Standards Than Arkansas and Texas. Why?

Ana Beatriz Cholo
Ana Beatriz Cholo

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

Cynthia Strathmann

Labor Day News of the WEIRD

John Medearis

“Politics,” As Usual

Lou Siegel

Fear and Loathing at the Supreme Court

Jackie Cornejo

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

Rex Weiner
Rex Weiner

The War Over Internet Freedom Heats Up

Erin Aubry Kaplan
Erin Aubry Kaplan

Setting the Record Straight on Trump’s Black Unemployment Boast

Peter Dreier and Donald Cohen
Peter Dreier and Donald Cohen

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

Aiha Nguyen

Pico Rivera Rally Supports Walmart Strikers

Rachele Huennekens

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

Greg Good

Don’t Waste This Opportunity, Los Angeles

Jim Crogan

Defining Moment: Will California End Its Money Bail System?

Julie Gutman Dickinson

Gig Economy Workers: Independent Contractors or Indentured Servants?

Adrian Martinez

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

Deborah Klugman

Recounting the Japanese-American Internments in a Musical

Jourdan Card

It’s Checkout Time for Bad Hotel Jobs

Rachel Torres

Railcar Investment & Jobs: A Teachable Moment

Kokayi Kwa Jitahidi

Supreme Court Weighs Unions’ Future

Paul Tullis

The Business of Change: Consumer Movements Pour on the Pressure

Roxana Tynan

The Cure for Poverty in Two Words

Maria Bustillos
Maria Bustillos

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

Joanne Kim

Scenes From Los Angeles’ Women’s March

Alissa Quart

Three Tactics That Changed Trump from Outlier to Insider

Steve Appleford

Blue State/Red District: Is Steve Knight Too Out of Touch to Be Reelected to the House?

Jeremy Arnold

Dodger Dogged: A Fan’s Appeal

Sanjukta Paul

The Fix: Restoring the Rights of Misclassified Workers

Joel Warner
Joel Warner

Is Janet Napolitano Deepening Economic Inequality at University of California?

Marc Haefele

Inglewood: Mystery Surrounds Two Black Lives Lost in Police Shooting

David Dayen

Auto Union Files Complaint Against Tesla

Gustavo Arellano

The Education of an Anti-Gentrification Warrior

Steve Smith

Governor Brown Outlines Plan for Good Jobs

Thao N. Lam

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

Rita Lowenthal

I’m Not the Girl I Was at 80

John Guevarra

California Plastic Bag Bill Stalled

Kevin Norton

Let Us Organize: Thoughts on Labor Day

Jeremy Mohler

A Privatized Medicaid Nightmare

Ed Gutierrez

SeaTac Workers Await Ruling on New $15 Minimum Wage Law

Kelly Iwamoto

The Iron Worker and The Stranger

Donnell Alexander
Donnell Alexander

Golden State Green Rush: A Trimmigrant’s Tale

Christine Petit

Living Wage Law Could Go to Long Beach Voters

Sabrina Bornstein

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

Debra A. Varnado

Uncovered California: What’s Holding Back Nurse Practitioners?

Caroline O'Connor

DeMaurice Smith Tackles Union Busting

Kabira Stokes

Green Economy, Green Paydays

Tony Zinnanti
Tony Zinnanti

Three Days on the Res: Facing the Dakota Pipeline

Tina Dupuy
Tina Dupuy

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

Julian Vasquez Heilig

Failing the Test: Nine Solution Takeaways

Robert Gottlieb

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

Patricia Castellanos

We Don’t Need to Make Mountains of Waste Anymore

Flor Barajas-Tena

1992 Remembered: The School of Life

Mr. Fish

Signs of the TImes

Skylar Sweetman

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

Julianne Tveten
Julianne Tveten

How Elon Musk’s Traffic Tunnel Could Harm Los Angeles

Ashley Baker

Counting on the Kindness of Strangers

Aura Bogado

Los Angeles May Target Border Wall Profiteering With Contractor Disclosure Requirement

Ed Leibowitz
Ed Leibowitz

Union Staffers: Time’s Up, L.A. Times

Satish Kunisi

Harris v. Quinn: Bad But Not Fatal

David Mermelstein

Stage Reviews: Three Provocative Broadway Dramas

Maria Elena Durazo

Family Leave Is the Law, Not a Luxury

Jason McGahan

Two Years of Official Silence Since a Controversial Inglewood Police Shooting

Frank Alvarez

A Taste of Soul With a Side of Construction Careers

Lauren Ahkiam

How Leftovers Will Let Us Breathe Easier and Create Jobs

Maria Loya

The Economy Improves — Will the Minimum Wage?

Eric Markowitz

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

Abby Arnold

Santa Monica: Car Wash Businesses Must Come Clean

Bob Remstein

Long Strange Trip: Danny Goldberg’s 1967

Ashley Thomas

Working Families Need a Better May Revise

Cynthia Villareal

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

Cathy Cortez

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

John Koopman

Uber Angst: A Driver’s Nights Behind the Wheel

Jora Trang

Indoor Heat Bill Will Save Lives

Emily Sender

Solar-Powered Festival Heats Up Boyle Heights

Bill Raden and Danny Feingold

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

Thor Benson

How L.A. Helped Its Homeless During the Wildfires

Jr. Rev. William D. Smart

Walmart: Any Job Is Not Always a Good Job

Matt Unrath

A Hard Math for Working Families

Richard Flacks

Fjord Foundation: Norway’s Solid Safety Net

Sharon Terman and Anda Kuo

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

Francisco Arzu

Where Every Day Is Trash Day

Megan Kamerick
Megan Kamerick

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

Nora Mathison

Out of Stock: Recycling Options for LA Businesses

David Sirota and Andrew Perez

Rick Scott Super PAC Donations Challenge Federal Anti-Corruption Rule

Kenneth Burt

Hispanic Heritage Month: Living Legacies

Scott Oshima

From Remembrance to Resistance: The 48th Manzanar Pilgrimage

Jessica Goodheart and Trebor Healey

Three Green Haiku

Diane Lefer

Killer Jobs: Policing America's Dangerous Workplaces

Steven Leigh Morris

Arguing the World Stage

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

Lori Amos

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

Ayrn Taylor

Blunt Talk: What Marijuana Pharmacy Workers Want

Kevin Stea

Why I'm Dancing for a Contract

David Davis

Dave Zirin Interview: How Two Black Gloves Changed History

Bobbi Murray & Bill Raden

Failing the Test: School Solutions and Turnarounds

David Pettit

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

Brendan Whalen

L.A. Residents Voice Olympic Anxiety at Public Forum

Melissa Chadburn
Melissa Chadburn

High Times: What Happens If Marijuana Is Legalized?

Francisco Cendejas

A Union Buster Strikes Out

Paulina Gonzalez & Lori Gay

Insurance Industry Happy to Receive, But Not to Give

Jennifer Dworkin

Video: Safe Parking for Santa Barbara’s Homeless

Darryl Holter

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

Tom Bongiovi

It Ain’t Easy Earning Green

Edward Boyer

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

Gloria Ohland

Honoring the Champions of Better Transit

Zoe Lipman

Five Policy Prescriptions for Transportation Job Creation and Growth

Matt Tinoco

Why Has Los Angeles’ DA Been Slow to Expunge Old Pot Convictions?

Piper McDaniel

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

Tony Bautista

Cornering the Market on Healthy Food

Ian Ruskin

Why Thomas Paine Matters

Daleth Caspeta

Stop the Presses: An Activist Takes a Stand

Amy DePaul

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

Cindy Ensworth

“G” for Green Effort

Erikka Yancy

Alternative Black History: Five Films

Lawrence Ziese

We’ve Met: 24 Hours at Occupy LA

Dick Price

“Occupy” Occupies California’s Democratic Party

Greg Burk

Leonard Cohen’s Unhurried Exit

Natalie Foster

Crippling the Affordable Care Act Would Harm American Entrepreneurship

Joann Lo

The Hands That Feed Us

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

Stop California’s War on Children!

The Fix LA Coalition

Stop the Bank Robbery of Los Angeles

Cassidy Noblett

Gotta Dance, Gotta Have Rights

Frank Tamborello

Learning about the Real Walmart from the Workers’ View


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


Cal State University’s Budget Blues

Ted Soqui

Scenes From Tijuana’s ‘Little Haiti’ Refugee Center