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Breaking News: Poll Shows Pension Ballot Measures Already in Trouble

Capital & Main

Diane Ravitch on Gavin Newsom’s Three Education Challenges

Steven Mikulan

10 Inequality Takeaways

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

Los Angeles and Oakland Teachers Rally Amid Deadlocked Contract Talks

Peter Dreier
Peter Dreier

How Heather Booth Changed the World

Vivian Rothstein
Vivian Rothstein

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

Judith Lewis Mernit
Judith Lewis Mernit

Will California’s New Governor Drop the Hammer on the Fossil-Fuel Industry?

Bobbi Murray
Bobbi Murray

Proposition 5: Real Estate Industry’s Tax-Break Measure Stopped in Its Tracks

Danny Feingold
Danny Feingold

Breaking News: Supreme Court Rules Against Unions in ‘Janus’

Jessica Goodheart

Can Newsom Make a Dent in California’s Affordable Housing Crisis?

Jon Zerolnick

Sandra Bland and Toeing the Thin Blue Line

Guest Feature

Stagnant Wages: Rich Man, Poor Man, Poorer Man

Deborah Klugman
Deborah Klugman

‘Skeleton Crew’ Is a Play With a Moral Spine

Robin Urevich
Robin Urevich

Why Does CoreCivic Want a Detainee’s Death Report Kept Sealed?

Gary Cohn

How Big Oil Spiked Jerry Brown's Climate Change Agenda

Seth Sandronsky
Seth Sandronsky

Policymakers Seek Healthier, More Prosperous California

Larry Buhl

L.A. Gas-Fired Power Plants on Hold as DWP Considers Greener Alternatives

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

Marco Amador

Central American Caravan: Militia Members Head for the Border

James Elmendorf

Of Football and the Limits of Labor Law

Sasha Abramsky
Sasha Abramsky

California Lawyers Strategize to Save Targeted Immigrants

Dan Braun
Dan Braun

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

David Bacon
David Bacon

How Immigration Activists Got ICE Out of a County Jail

Alex Demyanenko

The Power of the Poster

Rick Wartzman

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

Gabriel Thompson
Gabriel Thompson

Behind Kaiser’s Mental Health Breakdown

Charles Davis
Charles Davis

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

Kelly Candaele
Kelly Candaele

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

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

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

David Sirota
David Sirota

Report: IRS Enforcement Could Reap Billions in Unpaid Revenue

Joe Rihn

Offices Pledge They’ll Buy Chemical-Free Furniture


Today: “The Persuaders” Looks at Corporate Lobbying

Gary Phillips
Gary Phillips

The Dixon Family Chronicles: “Shut Christmas Down!”

Matthew Fleischer

Classic Koch: How Prop. 32 Could Enrich Two Billionaires

Pandora Young
Pandora Young

Living Homeless in California: Pet Owners on the Streets

Allison Mannos

California Love: Low-Wage Worker Activism

Joe Rubin
Joe Rubin

Lead Poisoning Widespread Among California Workers

Bill Raden and Gary Cohn

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

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

BlueLA E-Vehicles Hit the Streets

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.

Gustavo Arellano

7 Takeaways from California’s Elections

David Dayen

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

Joel Warner
Joel Warner

Reed Hastings: Netflix CEO Goes Nuclear on Public Schools

Deborah Klugman

Actress Speaks Out Against Lunch Shaming in School Cafeterias

Aiha Nguyen

Pico Rivera Rally Supports Walmart Strikers

Greg Good

Don’t Waste This Opportunity, Los Angeles

Rachele Huennekens

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

Steve Appleford

CA-25: Katie Hill Ends Knight Reign in Changing District

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

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

Maria Bustillos
Maria Bustillos

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

Eric Pape
Eric Pape

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

Roxana Tynan

The Cure for Poverty in Two Words

Alissa Quart

Three Tactics That Changed Trump from Outlier to Insider

Jourdan Card

It’s Checkout Time for Bad Hotel Jobs

Joanne Kim

Scenes From Los Angeles’ Women’s March

David Sirota and Chase Woodruff

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

Jeremy Arnold

Dodger Dogged: A Fan’s Appeal

Sanjukta Paul

The Fix: Restoring the Rights of Misclassified Workers

Marc Haefele

Inglewood: Mystery Surrounds Two Black Lives Lost in Police Shooting

Steve Smith

Governor Brown Outlines Plan for Good Jobs

Donnell Alexander
Donnell Alexander

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

Rita Lowenthal

I’m Not the Girl I Was at 80

Matt Tinoco

Living Homeless in California: Can Washing Up Transform Lives?

Thao N. Lam

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

Jason McGahan

Living Homeless in California: Public Bathrooms and Other Mirages

John Guevarra

California Plastic Bag Bill Stalled

Kevin Norton

Let Us Organize: Thoughts on Labor Day

Julianne Tveten
Julianne Tveten

No Walk in the Garden for the Urban Homeless

Jeremy Mohler

A Privatized Medicaid Nightmare

David Sirota and Andrew Perez

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

Ed Gutierrez

SeaTac Workers Await Ruling on New $15 Minimum Wage Law

Kelly Iwamoto

The Iron Worker and The Stranger

Sabrina Bornstein

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

Christine Petit

Living Wage Law Could Go to Long Beach Voters

Debra A. Varnado

Uncovered California: What’s Holding Back Nurse Practitioners?

Ashley Thomas

Working Families Need a Better May Revise

Eric Markowitz

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

Tina Dupuy
Tina Dupuy

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

Julian Vasquez Heilig

Failing the Test: Nine Solution Takeaways

Caroline O'Connor

DeMaurice Smith Tackles Union Busting

Tony Zinnanti
Tony Zinnanti

Three Days on the Res: Facing the Dakota Pipeline

Patricia Castellanos

We Don’t Need to Make Mountains of Waste Anymore

Chase Woodruff and David Sirota

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

Kabira Stokes

Green Economy, Green Paydays

Flor Barajas-Tena

1992 Remembered: The School of Life

Mr. Fish

Signs of the TImes

David Sirota and Jay Cassano

NY Pension Chief Cashes in on Natural Gas

Robert Gottlieb

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

Skylar Sweetman

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

Ashley Baker

Counting on the Kindness of Strangers

David Mermelstein

Stage Reviews: Three Provocative Broadway Dramas

Satish Kunisi

Harris v. Quinn: Bad But Not Fatal


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

Maria Loya

The Economy Improves — Will the Minimum Wage?

Aura Bogado

Los Angeles May Target Border Wall Profiteering With Contractor Disclosure Requirement

Maria Elena Durazo

Family Leave Is the Law, Not a Luxury

Bob Remstein

Long Strange Trip: Danny Goldberg’s 1967

Frank Alvarez

A Taste of Soul With a Side of Construction Careers

Ed Leibowitz
Ed Leibowitz

Union Staffers: Time’s Up, L.A. Times

Lauren Ahkiam

How Leftovers Will Let Us Breathe Easier and Create Jobs

Abby Arnold

Santa Monica: Car Wash Businesses Must Come Clean

Carla Pineda
Carla Pineda

How Undocumented Black Migrants Are Navigating Immigration Hurdles

Cathy Cortez

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

Steven Leigh Morris

Arguing the World Stage

Cynthia Villareal

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

Dan Ross
Dan Ross

Is a New Toxic Danger Threatening California?

Jr. Rev. William D. Smart

Walmart: Any Job Is Not Always a Good Job

Matt Unrath

A Hard Math for Working Families

Brendan Whalen

L.A. Residents Voice Olympic Anxiety at Public Forum

Jora Trang

Indoor Heat Bill Will Save Lives

Emily Sender

Solar-Powered Festival Heats Up Boyle Heights

Francisco Arzu

Where Every Day Is Trash Day

Bill Raden and Danny Feingold

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

Randy Shaw

Randy Shaw on Los Angeles’ Lost Housing Generation

Nora Mathison

Out of Stock: Recycling Options for LA Businesses

Edward Boyer

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

Jessica Goodheart and Trebor Healey

Three Green Haiku

Diane Lefer

Killer Jobs: Policing America's Dangerous Workplaces

Sharon Terman and Anda Kuo

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

Bobbi Murray & Bill Raden

Failing the Test: School Solutions and Turnarounds

Lori Amos

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

Ayrn Taylor

Blunt Talk: What Marijuana Pharmacy Workers Want

David Davis

Dave Zirin Interview: How Two Black Gloves Changed History

Carol Mithers
Carol Mithers

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

David Pettit

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

Kalena Thomhave
Kalena Thomhave

California Protects Low-Income Access to Farmers Markets

Kenneth Burt

Hispanic Heritage Month: Living Legacies

Scott Oshima

From Remembrance to Resistance: The 48th Manzanar Pilgrimage

Paulina Gonzalez & Lori Gay

Insurance Industry Happy to Receive, But Not to Give

Cindy Ensworth

“G” for Green Effort

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

Kevin Stea

Why I'm Dancing for a Contract

Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele

Are Picket-Crossing Dodgers Cursed?

Tom Bongiovi

It Ain’t Easy Earning Green

Francisco Cendejas

A Union Buster Strikes Out

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?

Gloria Ohland

Honoring the Champions of Better Transit

Zoe Lipman

Five Policy Prescriptions for Transportation Job Creation and Growth

Kerry Candaele

Living Homeless in California: A Death in Venice

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


Cal State University’s Budget Blues

Jennifer Dworkin

Video: Safe Parking for Santa Barbara’s Homeless

Darryl Holter

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

Tony Bautista

Cornering the Market on Healthy Food

Ian Ruskin

Why Thomas Paine Matters

Melissa Chadburn
Melissa Chadburn

High Times: What Happens If Marijuana Is Legalized?

Thor Benson

How L.A. Helped Its Homeless During the Wildfires

Deirdra Funcheon

Justice John Paul Stevens’ Supreme Judgment Against Kavanaugh

Erikka Yancy

Alternative Black History: Five Films

Rick Schultz

Timothy Snyder on Putin, Junk News and the Trump Trap

Lawrence Ziese

We’ve Met: 24 Hours at Occupy LA

Dick Price

“Occupy” Occupies California’s Democratic Party

Joann Lo

The Hands That Feed Us

Amy DePaul

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

Piper McDaniel

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

Frank Tamborello

Learning about the Real Walmart from the Workers’ View

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

Stop California’s War on Children!

Shannon Luders-Manuel
Shannon Luders-Manuel

South Asian Asylum Seekers Find Healing and Hope After Sheridan Heartbreak

The Fix LA Coalition

Stop the Bank Robbery of Los Angeles

Megan Kamerick
Megan Kamerick

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

Andrew Perez and David Sirota

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

John Koopman

Uber Angst: A Driver’s Nights Behind the Wheel

Cassidy Noblett

Gotta Dance, Gotta Have Rights

Greg Burk

Leonard Cohen’s Unhurried Exit

Natalie Foster

Crippling the Affordable Care Act Would Harm American Entrepreneurship

Richard Flacks

Fjord Foundation: Norway’s Solid Safety Net