Ben Boychuk

City Journal

Guest

Associate editor of the libertarian City Journal, where he writes on education,
California politics and policy

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Last year, the legislature passed and Governor Brown signed a ban on plastic bags in California. The ban won't go into effect unless voters approve it -- but that wasn't enough.

Playing Politics with Plastic Bags

Last year, the legislature passed and Governor Brown signed a ban on plastic bags in California. The ban won't go into effect unless voters approve it -- but that wasn't enough.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Koreatown performance artist Kristina Wong suddenly had no work when the pandemic began, so she started creating face masks.

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To use indoor restaurants in the City of LA, patrons must show proof of full COVID vaccination.

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Torture victim Majid Khan’s lawyer J. Wells Dixon joins Robert Scheer to discuss his client’s shocking testimony about the CIA’s so-called “enhanced interrogation tactics.”

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Nearly 19 months after the pandemic lockdowns, the 36th edition of the iconic race is making its return on Nov. 7.

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After failing to force LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva to testify about the alleged existence of gang-like groups among deputies, the Civilian Oversight Commission is now gathering…

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In LA County as of today, people must show proof of full vaccination when they enter a bar, nightclub or brewery.

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Today the U.S. Labor Department said prices in October were 6.2% higher than they were last year, which is the biggest jump in three decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand