Safeguard Consumer Rights

If President Donald Trump gets his way, the watchdog agency entrusted with protecting student loan borrowers from unscrupulous loan servicers could lose its teeth...

Undercutting Fear and Sensationalism

Across the country, over 680 confirmed arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) occurred within one week in at least 11 different states. With...

Repeal the Ban

Hundreds of travelers — college students returning from breaks or research trips, families who’ve sold everything to start a new life, refugees escaping despotism...

No Slurs in Sports

Racial slurs have no place in sports culture, and California just made this fact the law. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 30, the California...

UC’s Income Inequality Disregards Workers

The University of California and a select few employees sit comfortably atop an $11.2 billion endowment. Jim Mora, UCLA’s head football coach, makes over...

War on Women’s Health

By attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and federal funding to Planned Parenthood, Congress has declared a war on women’s health. Republicans have...

Last Chance for Commutation

The first time Chelsea Manning wore clothing that matched her gender, she was on leave in the U.S. from her deployment to Iraq. In...

Epidemic of Hate

Around Thanksgiving Day, a holiday when most Americans reflect on values of gratitude and community, the group “Americans for a Better Way” sent anonymous...

Solitary Confinement is Legalized Torture

After prison guards found Chelsea Manning unresponsive in her cell after an attempted suicide in July, they placed her in solitary confinement at Fort...

Confusion on the California Ballot

Proposition 52 supports an existing hospital fee. But due to its dense content and language, it has been described  as “it’s own worst enemy”...


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