Manuel Pastor

University of Southern California

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Less than 10 years ago, historian Kevin Starr warned that California might be “the first failed state in America.”

California and America’s future

Less than 10 years ago, historian Kevin Starr warned that California might be “the first failed state in America.”

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Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

Breaking Point: Housing, density and the future of LA

Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

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The latest Labor Department report showed that the U.S. economy only created 38,000 jobs in May.

LA's Brain Drain Problem

The latest Labor Department report showed that the U.S. economy only created 38,000 jobs in May.

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