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  • Sympathy for the suffering goes to the dogs

    By Rafael Medoff

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Americans would care more about the genocide in Darfur if the victims were puppies, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof claimed in a provocative May 10 op-ed.

    Is he right?

    "Time and again, we've seen that the human conscience isn't pricked by mass suffering, while an...
  • Q & A With David Grunwald

    By Marc Ballon

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    David Grunwald is agitated. The chief executive of L.A. Family Housing Corp. grows ever more upset as he details the indifference many Angelenos feel toward the population his nonprofit group serves: the homeless and those one or two paychecks away from being on the streets. From...

  • The Ethnic Revolution

    By James D

    November 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Contrary to the ever-hopeful predictions of the Republicans, Jewish voters proved remarkably resistant to change in this month's congressional voting.

    But that predictability -- Jews voted overwhelmingly Democratic, with a few regional exceptions -- belies a seismic shift in ethnic...