Supermarket and pharmacy employees are “essential workers” who are still on the job. The say they need more COVID-19 protections.
The president of the Economic Policy Institute discusses the COVID-19 financial tailspin and attempts by lawmakers to mitigate the damage.
L.A.’s City Council will vote on a far-reaching aid package for workers and renters. Business groups are fighting the plan.
Even as Californians are ordered to shelter in place, renters face the prospect of homelessness.
Frontline nurses claim that a lack of both N95 masks and coronavirus testing is putting hospital populations at risk.
Classifying immigrants as “arriving aliens” allows the government to deny them a chance for release from detention.
Erwin Chemerinsky says an impeachment trial’s need to hear witnesses overrides White House claims of executive privilege.
A family of toxins known as PFAS has gotten its closeup on the silver screen via Dark Waters. Will regulators take note?
California’s economy is booming, but the state’s poorest residents are falling further and further behind.
Los Angeles is the latest city where criminal justice reformers are running against traditional law-and-order incumbents.
Calvin Wongus has had no trouble finding employment in the tight labor market. But for the poorest workers like himself, the jobs have been low-paying and part-time.
Poorest households see real incomes drop in 13 states, have slower growth than under Obama in 36 states.
The presidential candidate has staked out a political stance between incremental change and panic over our warming planet.
Middle-income workers in Wisconsin are facing rising prices and reduced bargaining power.
48 states saw real median household income growth decline in Trump’s first two years, some dramatically.
Stagnant wages and increasingly unaffordable housing costs are leaving many low-income residents behind.
About $3.5 million worth of attack mailers have targeted Jackie Goldberg and other LAUSD school board members.
Los Angeles isn’t the only city considering eminent domain as a tool to ease housing woes. Some question its promise.