Economist and Dean of Pomona College; editor of The Review of Black Political Economy
Continued unemployment at 8.2 percent is not just a political story, but a measure of human misery.
Jul. 12, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
The relentless 8.2 percent unemployment rate dominates coverage of the presidential campaign, but it's much more than a political story. It's a measure of human misery.
Jul. 12, 2012from To the Point
The Trump administration wants to end Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants currently living in the U.S.
Nov. 5from Greater LA
Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
With support from Democrats as well as Republicans, President Trump agreed to release inmates from harsh prison terms due to the War on Drugs. But his own Justice Department wants…
Nov. 14from To the Point
Experts worldwide are trying to tackle climate change with radical proposals, but one thinker is advocating for a more moderate approach.
Nov. 8from Scheer Intelligence
Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.
Nov. 8from Left, Right & Center
The House Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings
Dec. 4from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks has been closed since November 7, 2018, the night a Marine veteran walked in and shot and killed 12 people before taking his own life.
Nov. 6from Greater LA
Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.
Nov. 15from Left, Right & Center