Michael Stoll

Chair of the Department of Public Policy, UCLA

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Chair of the Department of Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles

Michael Stoll on KCRW

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council Member Curren Price are asking employers in LA to “ban the box.”

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President Obama is expected to spend a lot of his State of the Union address talking about the growing income gap between the rich and the poor.

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