Support Higher Ed: Yes We Can!

Posted February 28, 2008 by Chris Jackson

This year, California faces a $16 billion budget shortfall. There will be very difficult cuts in services that will impact people’s ability to access the California Dream. One of the most troubling and least discussed of those budget cuts is
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Talkin’ About My Revolutions

Posted February 28, 2008 by Dana Crowell

The front cover of Hari Kunzru’s novel, My Revolutions, features a bold, upraised fist suggesting that inside the book’s iconic cover is a story about resistance, confrontation, rebellion. Having enjoyed other novels set during the Sixties, I eagerly opened My
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Get Sick, File Bankruptcy

Posted February 28, 2008 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

As the country moves closer to the point where there’s only two major candidates for president (and of course perennial contender Ralph Nader), some staggering facts are in order to put in focus one of the most important issues of
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Paid Sick Leave Bill Introduced at State Level

Posted February 28, 2008 by Yevgeniy Sverdlik

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma announced a bill yesterday which, if passed, would require all California employers to provide paid time off to their employees when they are sick or need time to take care of their sick family members. AB2716, introduced
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Matt Gonzalez on Obama …

Matt Gonzalez on Obama …

Posted February 28, 2008 by

To the Editor: I want to thank Matt Gonzalez – “The Obama Craze — Count me out”- for his vetting out Barack Obama. After reading the article, I can truly say that all my fears have been eradicated and Obama
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Peskin Seeks Legislative Solution to Family Housing Exodus

Posted February 27, 2008 by Randy Shaw

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin introduced legislation yesterday that will meaningfully increase affordable housing opportunities for the city’s working families. The legislation mirrors a proposed ballot measure for June that Peskin had joined with Supervisors Dufty, Maxwell
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The Clinton Campaign’s Agenda

Posted February 27, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

With the Hillary Clinton campaign in disarray, it’s obvious that her strategy of “kitchen-sink” attacks on Barack Obama is not helping the cause. But there may be another agenda to explain it. Mark Penn, Clinton’s top political guru who has
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The Obama Craze: Count Me Out

Posted February 27, 2008 by Matt Gonzalez

Part of me shares the enthusiasm for Barack Obama. After all, how could someone calling themself a progressive not sense the importance of what it means to have an African-American so close to the presidency? But as his campaign has
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