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Tag: Free Speech
August 29, 2013 | 10:00 pm
August 1, 2013 | 10:30 am
I received such a delightful surprise. I received a copy of your thoughtful article “Figueres” (July 12). I am grateful for your visit to Costa Rica. It is a lesson in itself. I am grateful that, at a special time of need, you remind us of the truths of the dreams...
January 23, 2013 | 12:41 pm
April 20, 2012 | 3:45 pm
You’d imagine every campus faction would have welcomed University of California President Yudof’s statement on March 8. He called on the UC community to follow the basic rules necessary to protect free speech on college campuses. President Yudof denounced recent incidents during...
March 12, 2012 | 12:17 am
March 8, 2012 | 10:49 am
Imagine a college student being subjected to verbal abuse, being spat at, and being the focus of harassment because of their gender, religion, national origin, race or simply because of their political beliefs?
Recently, college students on many campuses across the country were...
October 5, 2011 | 7:02 pm
The health care issue
The recent OneLA Healthcare Summit would have been more relevant if those from the single-payer movement — e.g., Health Care for All (HCA), Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) — were included (“Fighting to Preserve Obamacare,” Sept. 30). The...
September 11, 2008 | 1:16 am
February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm
February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pmPut yourself in the shoes of this Jewish man. You're a lawyer representing the interests of a strip club called Skins, which has been in a long, drawn-out battle with the city and neighborhood groups to operate their club at the southern tip of the Pico-Robertson neighborhood,...
October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm
March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm
A new weapon may have emerged in the Palestinians' battle against Israel -- the "siren call."
In several ads in New York's Village Voice newspaper, Palestinians -- or people posing as Palestinians -- solicit romantically available Jews or Israelis to take them "home" to Israel.
October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm
When UCLA librarian Jonnie Hargis this month sent out an e-mail to everyone on the library's list, he had no idea the chaos he'd cause on campus.
Hargis wrote in his e-mail that United States taxpayers "fund and arm a state called Israel, which is responsible for untold thousands...