February 8, 2012 | 2:00 pm
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In Search of Backbone
We seem all too willing to accommodate “anonymous,” incoherent, emailed threats that abrogate our rights.
UCLA Environmentalists Apologize
The comments were "blunt, insensitive, and meant to provoke, like, well, a jackass."
John Muir may be lucky he’s dead and not seeing what is being done to his legacy and in his name.
A Courageous Statement from US Muslim Leaders
The op/ed is as straight forward and unambiguous a statement of principles as one could ask for.
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ and civility
The willingness to tolerate differences of opinion in a civil and non-hyperbolic way seems to be a...
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February 1, 2012 | 4:41 pm
January 13, 2012 | 12:37 pm
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2008, 2.2 million freshman students, or 68.6 percent of all high school graduates, were enrolled in college. Most of the high school graduates who attend college are full-time students, though just under 40 percent of... read on
December 21, 2011 | 5:09 pm
We are nearly a year out from the next presidential election and there have been about a dozen Republican debates——more than enough time for the 24/7 news cycle and voracious cable news channels to inspect, examine and scour each candidate for every present and former wart. The... read on
October 21, 2011 | 12:46 pm
Earlier this week Community Advocates, in conjunction with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, the Greater Los Angeles Press Club, KPCC 89.3 FM and KCRW, honored LA’s three finest broadcast journalists: Warren Olney, Patt Morrison and Larry Mantle. The three pillars of Los Angeles... read on
October 20, 2011 | 3:54 pm
Pander — to indulge somebody’s weaknesses or questionable wishes and tastes.
When Webster comes out with its next edition, it might have as an exemplar of the phenomenon the resolution recently introduced and co-authored by seven members of the Los Angeles City Council on the... read on
September 28, 2011 | 5:07 pm
The following op/ed appears on the Jewish Journal‘s opinion page today:
That Zev Yaroslavsky is the most important local elected Jewish official is beyond dispute. For over three decades he has been a voice of reason and courage for, to and in the Jewish community.
That three... read on
September 23, 2011 | 6:58 pm
The following appears in today’s OC Register:
Today, the jury returned its verdict in the case of the “Irvine 11.” The case involved students who disrupted the speech of former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren at UC Irvine in February 2010. The jury properly... read on
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