SoCal’s massive economic engine serves global shipping interests, but a study finds some residents and workers are being left behind.
An interview with Roy Bahat, the renegade venture capitalist who believes in labor unions.
A new report from the Forest Service blames climate change for record-setting fires, but fails to mention the fossil fuel industry.
Sen. Lena Gonzalez says the state Legislature can sometimes stymie the democratic process.
A giant federal contractor’s failure to abide by a settlement is building pressure for Biden to take action.
Wildland firefighters have been sounding the alarm on a lack of accessible housing. Is anyone listening?
Immigrant youth activist Juliana Macedo do Nascimento on the good and bad about DACA.
A new California initiative may make a real difference in reducing the mountain of plastic refuse.
Opponents say the plan would worsen pollution and build momentum for more industrial projects near the fragile coastline.
Kalmus, a climate scientist and activist, explains why we need to act now, and fast, to forestall calamity.
The city’s ‘Right to Organize’ ordinance requires landlords to recognize tenant associations in their buildings.
Reflecting on the changes that have occurred during the pandemic, Dr. Manuel Pastor discusses how society can reverse the bad and build on the good. The future is forged through our every day actions.
The promising new tool in the fight to preserve affordable housing: a coalition of tenant unions.
A state secret comes into the open: how inflation targets the poor.
Compared with 60 years ago, workers are getting less and shareholders are getting more — sometimes a lot more.
Oil production and rhetoric are up — but jobs and investments? Not so much.
Democracy would flourish as new voters flexed their strength, says veteran columnist E.J. Dionne, co-author of a proposal to make voting the law.
As L.A. County unveils the most ambitious ‘free money’ program to date, studies show they help participants regain control of their lives.
The pandemic exposed the huge economic and social impact of not having reliable internet access. Now advocates are seeking to finally close the digital divide.