David Lehrer

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President of Community Advocates Inc, an Los Angeles-based human relations organization; former Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League

David Lehrer on KCRW

Joe Hicks, who died    on Sunday   , was an iconoclastic figure in Los Angeles politics and media. In the ‘70s, he was a radical with the Black Power movement.

Remembering Joe Hicks

Joe Hicks, who died on Sunday , was an iconoclastic figure in Los Angeles politics and media. In the ‘70s, he was a radical with the Black Power movement.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, protesters tried — unsuccessfully — to  shut down the New York Stock Exchange .

In Different Cities, Different Styles of Protest

On the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, protesters tried — unsuccessfully — to shut down the New York Stock Exchange .

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA County's Human Relations Commission  has made  Dr.

Award to LA Islamic Leader Hathout Sparks Dispute

LA County's Human Relations Commission has made Dr.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Jonny Fair, like tens of thousands of others in LA County, is mentally ill and can’t hold a steady job. Now he’s at risk of losing his Long Beach apartment due to a rent increase.

from Greater LA

The company Beyond Meat makes plant-based food like veggie dogs, veggie burgers, and fake ground meat. Beyond Meat went public on Thursday, and shares more than doubled.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection says the U.S.

from Greater LA

Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.

from Greater LA

Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are on strike, protesting low wages and no benefits. They’re also urging riders to boycott the apps for the day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

People in Venezuela are struggling to get food, water, and medicine, and power is intermittent.

from Greater LA

While a dispute between China and the US means tariffs and perhaps fewer imports, there’s another potential jobs killer at the Port of LA: automation.

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California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.