Marc Cooper

University of Southern California

Guest/Host

Associate Professor of Professional Practice at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and Director of Annenberg Digital News; contributing editor to The Nation and blogger at MarcCooper.com; former editorial director of Huffington Post's citizen reporting project, Off the Bus; translator to then-Chilean President Salvador Allende, who was overthrown and died in the 1973 coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power; author of Pinochet and Me: A Chilean Anti-Memoir

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Former Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak is out of legal jeopardy. Another military strong man sits as president and the opposition is in jail.

Have Egyptians Made Peace with Military Rule?

Former Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak is out of legal jeopardy. Another military strong man sits as president and the opposition is in jail.

from To the Point

Twenty-eight years after his first two terms as Governor, Jerry Brown ran again, promising that experience and the wisdom that comes with age would allow him to solve California's…

Does Jerry Brown Have Any Answers?

Twenty-eight years after his first two terms as Governor, Jerry Brown ran again, promising that experience and the wisdom that comes with age would allow him to solve California's…

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Lawyers for demonstrators have asked a federal court to prevent Mayor Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck from closing down Occupy LA.

What's Next for Occupy LA?

Lawyers for demonstrators have asked a federal court to prevent Mayor Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck from closing down Occupy LA.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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