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President Obama says General Motors and Chrysler have failed to justify their requests for $17 more billions of federal dollars. Bankruptcy is a real possibility.
Mar. 30, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
Mar. 30, 2009from To the Point
Democrats want $25 billion for Ford, Chrysler and GM, which auto experts warn could go under before the end of the year.
Nov. 14, 2008from To the Point
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
The U.S. government’s attack on the WikiLeaks founder covers up a menacing assault on the First Amendment, argues journalist Bruce Shapiro.
Apr. 26from Scheer Intelligence
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS
Apr. 12from Left, Right & Center
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.
May. 20from Greater LA