THE VIEW FROM HERE - The original “The Need For Perspicuity” appeared in a 1968 newsletter of Adelante, Inc, Mexican American Organization for Progress, in Claremont, California, addressing the need for everyone to step back and take more thoughtful looks at government and social issues.
RESPONSE TO JACK HUMPHREVILLE - Jack Humphreville is a conservative commentator well-known for his opposition to even progressive taxes.
POLITICS WATCH - Republican members of Congress who denounced or voted against President Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that passed in late 2021 are now begging out gay Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg for some of the bill’s funding.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - Those who've profiteered off our homelessness crisis (and it IS a crisis) and the related affordable housing crisis have created a NEW crisis: the Homelessness Industry Crisis.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - Decades ago, Nancy Pelosi thought that introducing racism into politics was a crackerjack idea.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - Microsoft is not “micro” nor is it “soft.” It is a monopoly profiting off of, and unyielding in its disregard of the needs of the common people.
POLITICAL DIVIDE - The remarks this past August by President Biden describing former President Trump and the “extreme MAGA philosophy” as “semi-fascism” provoked predictable outrage from Republican propagandists and leaders.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Like many of you, I was absolutely disgusted at the litany of racist remarks that were both spoken and tolerated by members of the Los Angeles City Council.
SUPER RICH - Spin a globe, then stop it with any finger. Some fantastically rich individual will most likely be living—or yachting—somewhere close to wherever your finger lands.
OPEN LETTER - We are writing to you to express our deep dismay and anger over the reports of a recorded conversation between Council President Nury Martinez, Councilmember Kevin de León, Councilmember Gil Cedillo and LA Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - Let me start by stating that I'm a dermatologist--I am all too aware of the skin-deep differences between the different races that comprise humanity.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Last month, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2097, which prohibits cities from imposing parking minimums on either commercial or residential buildings built “close to transit,” which essentially means there needs to be a bus within a half-mile radius that runs four times an hour during peak traffic times.