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  • Political Correctness and Honesty—Time for a Change

    David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    May 8, 2013 | 2:45 pm

    The bombing of the Boston Marathon last month has called into question some notions that have been close to sacrosanct in the civil rights/human relations communities for decades.

    That act of terror has raised profound questions about the nature of our democracy, the rights of... read on

  • The Islamophobia Myth

    David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    April 23, 2013 | 2:52 pm

    This past week, three of Robin Abcarian's Perspective columns in the Los Angeles Times concerned the "new worries" of some American Muslims that the "torrent of post-9/11 harassment and hysteria will be repeated." Abcarian started writing about these "worries" even before the... read on

  • A Great Day

    By  David A. Lehrer

    April 12, 2013 | 3:16 pm

    As residents of Los Angeles many of us are inundated with invitations for events with all sorts of intriguing topics, alluring speakers, and entertaining extravaganzas. On any given evening we can hear a United States Senator or see a Cirque du Soleil performance in a private home... read on

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  • Turning Back the Clock

    David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    April 10, 2013 | 11:15 am

    The Los Angeles mayoralty race seems to have devolved into a contest to see which of the candidates can rack up more endorsements.

    Specifically, endorsements aimed at relevant constituencies that might be swayed by the endorser’s identity, reputation, or cache. From Magic Johnson... read on

  • Bullying and Reason

    By  David A. Lehrer

    March 12, 2013 | 1:21 pm

    Today’s New York Times has a thoughtful op/ed by Slate’s Emily Bazelon, the author of “Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy.” Bazelon writes about the problem of bullying and some of the myths that surround the... read on

  • History and Its Course

    By  David A. Lehrer

    March 11, 2013 | 4:10 pm

    Kids, young adults and ideologues of different stripes often see the world as a straight line progression---the world gradually, but inevitably, becomes more enlightened. Martin Luther King, Jr. summarized the view, “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward... read on

  • Window into our minds?

    David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    February 14, 2013 | 4:33 pm

    Having been in the civil rights field for several decades, we have read and been offered numerous explanations for the inequality that exists in America. From it being the product of overt racist beliefs on the part of bigots, to socio-economic explanations to historic discussions... read on

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