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The Propaganda War Against Hindus in Academia: A Response to Inside Higher Education

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 04.22.2016 | Education
Vamsee Juluri

Highly respected professors face intimidation, threats and smear campaigns for deviating from the views of the Hindu right. A cultural and religious war is raging in which Western academics are the enemy.

You Goofed, LA Times: Here's the Real Deal on India in California History Textbooks

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 04.12.2016 | Education
Vamsee Juluri

On April 1, 2016, though this was no prank at all, the LA Times published an article that tried to discredit several professors, scholars, students an...

A New State Of Mind In California

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.26.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

California's state of mind, as much as its magnificent landscape, has always loomed large in the global imagination. And just when many were beginning to believe that the future of the Golden State had passed it by, California is breaking new ground again on many fronts.

San Francisco Worker Who Peed In Drinking Water Reservoir Faces Likely Suspension

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics

(Reuters) - A public utilities employee found to have urinated into a California drinking water reservoir that had been emptied for maintenance likely...

Matt Ferner

Misconduct In Jailhouse Snitch Program Letting Murder Suspects Walk Free | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Orange County prosecutors have dropped murder charges against two men after defense lawyers claimed the district attorney's office with...

California County Bans Outdoor Medical Marijuana Grows

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Medical marijuana growers in northern California's Lake County were banned from growing cannabis outdoors Tuesday when voters approved an outdoor-grow...

House Of Cards –- California Style

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.18.2014 | World

Nathan Gardels is the editor-in-chief of The WorldPost. When we look at what is going on in Washington, American democracy seems hopelessly dysfunc...

Recalling Total Recall: Schwarzenegger's Comeback Proceeds With A Big (Naturally) Book

William Bradley | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Sufficiently contrite or not, Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to be, as Jerry Brown noted on CNN right after the "surprise" announcement of candidacy in 2003, "a very interesting character."

Birther Lawyer Surges Ahead In High Court Race

Ramona Patch | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Constitutional lawyer Gary George Kreep edged ahead of Deputy District Attorney Garland Peed for a spot on the Superior Court bench in the latest coun...

Jerry Brown Hits 74

William Bradley | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home
William Bradley

Jerry Brown, back for a third term after his fascinating two terms as governor in the 1970s and '80s is now California's oldest governor, with little sign of slowing down.

Teen Could Lose Her Hand To Flesh-Eating Fish Tank Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.21.2011 | Denver

Hannele Cox, 13, will continue her battle with a rare and virulent form of flesh-eating bacteria in her hand that she became infected with from her ho...

Warren Beatty's Birthday Gift: Dick Tracy is Yours

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.30.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Happy Birthday, Warren Beatty! You get to keep the rights to Dick Tracy. The Tribune Company lost a few days ago, so it was an early birthday gift.

For California, November 2 Is Really About Barack Obama

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Voters will more than usual be casting their vote not only for local candidates, but also for or against the president.