FASCISM - If you are a political fanatic, you've surely heard the old saying that when fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.
COST OF LIVING - In my check of banana prices recently, one Oregon supermarket (Trader Joe’s) was still charging 19¢ each.
SCOTUS - “The remedy for speech that is false is speech that is true. This is the ordinary course in a free society.
FARMING INDUSTRY - In the early days of the pandemic, California farmworker Carolina Sanchez saw stark differences in how she was treated on union versus non-union jobs.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - The DEMs and the GOP agree that the three virtues of cooperation, integrity and courage must go in order for democracy to replace the Republic.
SPORTS BETTING - In California, you can bet on a horse race, buy a lottery ticket, put money on poker in a card room and play slots at a tribal casino all in the same – potentially expensive – day.
A VIEW FROM HERE - While finding stupid things on the internet generally falls into the non-news category of dog bites man, sometimes the stupidity is so prevalent and so seemingly obvious that it is like successive pacts of wild dogs rampaging through Manhattan.
GUEST COMMENTARY - President Joe Biden faces what he calls two possibly existential conflicts.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - Contrary to those forever glued to CNN, MSNBC, and the Huffington Post, those who believe in the concepts of MAGA (Make America Great Again) go far, far, and very far beyond anything Donald Trump started.
COST OF EDUCATION - We're told that higher education is one of the best ways to overcome poverty. But for many indebted borrowers, it's been just the opposite.
DEMOCRACY IN JEOPARDY - "At bottom, the Court's opinion is thus a rejection of the common sense of the American people, who have recognized a need to prevent corporations from undermining self-government since the founding,
FIBER OPTICS WATCH - Like many municipalities across the country, Los Angeles is in the throes of trying to figure out the best way to close the digital divide and provide unserved and underserved communities in the County with high-speed broadband connections to internet.