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Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Wiretap: Democratic women in the Senate take the lead in pushing Franken to resign

Democratic women in the Senate lead the way in calling for Al Franken to resign. And as Tina Dupuy writes in The Atlantic, it finally […]...

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December 7, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Nation eyes Los Angeles’ $15 minimum-wage experiment

Numbers game The big jump in L.A. in the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 doesn’t just mean a big raise for a lot of […]...

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May 26, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Water shortages in the West: ‘You ain’t seen nothing yet’

An extraordinary set of circumstances produced the Colorado River Compact of 1922. The question now is whether the compact and other laws and treaties collectively called the Law of the River are sufficiently resilient to prevent teeth-barring among the seven...

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June 14, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics
As states slash public sector, Washington reluctant to act

As states slash public sector, Washington reluctant to act

For tens of thousands of the nation's teachers, it is the start of an endless summer. In the past month, the Los Angeles Unified School District has sent pink slips to 693 employees. The Detroit school system...

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June 29, 2010 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories
Race to the Top fails to redirect stream of bad teachers sent to low-income schools

Race to the Top fails to redirect stream of bad teachers sent to low-income schools

A recent New York Times editorial points out that Race to the Top—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s $4.3 billion tool for reform—has failed to […]...

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November 18, 2009 Blog, Education, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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