Monday, January 27, 2020

Save this Garden

A company that owns several of the most profitable institutions in Santa Cruz, yet doesn’t pay its workers enough to purchase fresh produce, should...

Grammys: Still So White?

Last year’s Grammys left people so astounded that Adele’s “25” took album of the year over Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” even Adele cracked her Grammy in...

Segregation in Education

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled public school segregation unconstitutional through the historic Brown v. Board of Education case in 1954, igniting a hard fought...

California Fails to Watch the Watchmen

California’s bigwigs often trumpet the state’s progressive culture and politics, but the state’s records and policies reflect an entirely different story. While accounting for 12...

Pipeline to Disaster

Stripping indigenous peoples of their lands is so frequent in history, it is almost routine. Today’s colonists are much the same as their 17th-century...

Vote Like Lives Depend on it

What made you mad in the last two years?  Maybe it was the president saying it’s alright to violate women,  the U.S. leaving the Paris...

Deportation in the Shadows

As America watches border patrol agents throw gas canisters and tear children from their parents at the nation’s southern border, the White House is...

Religious Attack on Body Rights

The Trump administration has slashed Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations on contraceptive access, creating economic, political and social barriers to health care for hundreds...

Over-the-Counter Control — Finally

People go to the pharmacy for over-the-counter products like sleep aids, acne cream or cold and flu medication. Now in California, birth control is...

Not There Yet, Napolitano

UC President Janet Napolitano recently visited Mexico, but not for reasons you might expect. She spent a couple of days meeting with important figureheads...