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Will the Trickle Become the L.A. River? And for Whom?

Posted June 4, 2014 by Tom Hayden

The backstory on how Mayor Eric Garcetti succeeded in winning $1 billion for the LA River Restoration is a fascinating lesson in politics. Simply put, President Barack Obama owed the mayor, and the president came through. Back in 2007, Garcetti
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted June 3, 2014 by

Brother Williams – Thanks for disenfranchising thousands of San Francisco voters  today with your Sick-Out. WHY would you STOP BUSES ON ELECTION DAY? You think the guys you just helped elect are really going to thank you for betraying the
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Eviction by ‘Rent-a-Cop’

Posted June 3, 2014 by Rebecca Burns

An Illinois bill could ‘privatize’ evictions and pave the way for Wall Street abuses. Housing activists in Chicago are sounding the alarm over a proposed state law that they say would effectively privatize the eviction process and erase decades of
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