February 4, 2010 | 7:20 pm
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To label entire communities of Californians who have raised rational and reasonable concerns about the...
The Speaker of the Assembly makes a wise move to avoid a potentially divisive and nasty debate in November.
A Community Awoken
The Asian American community does not want to be blindsided again on a matter of import
GRIEVANCE AS CRUTCH
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A STEP BACKWARD IN HIGHER EDUCATION
California's Senate has taken a perilous step towards racial strife
The Wide Angle ARCHIVES
February 2, 2010 | 8:22 pm
January 26, 2010 | 3:44 pm
by David Lehrer and Joe Hicks
We recently received a press release that caught our eye, it was an unusual announcement from a government agency.
The Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission, author of the document, is an over 50 year old agency that has as its mission,... read on
January 21, 2010 | 8:49 pm
Between IPods, rovers on Mars and gene specific cures for various ailments it’s easy to think that we are at the pinnacle of human history. We can easily be convinced that all that preceded us was mere prelude to our incomparable achievements….and then you have an epiphany where you... read on
January 21, 2010 | 8:02 pm
This past weekend I participated in the Annual Leadership Educational Forum (“ALEF”). Sponsored by the American Friends of the Hebrew University in Los Angeles, it’s a once a year gathering of Hebrew University leaders from around the country to discuss the state of the... read on
January 15, 2010 | 5:44 pm
January 8, 2010 | 6:59 pm
When the son of a wealthy Nigerian banking official tried to blow up a Detroit-bound aircraft, there was much that was new or unique about him – other than the explosive underwear he wore. This was an updated version of the shoe-bomb method employed by Richard Reid in 2001. Umar... read on
January 8, 2010 | 5:42 pm
Watching President Obama yesterday and listening to the predictable posturing by the interest groups who have a stake in the security debate gets a bit depressing. It’s a bit like a Greek tragedy where the ending is obvious yet the various roles are being played out with no chance... read on
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