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Tales From the Census Trail: KT's Bit

KT Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
KT Boyle

I saw the recession's effects on small town America when I took the test to become a Census worker, and found myself in a room full of businessmen and soccer moms in suits, most over age 40.

Tales From the Census Trail: Lara's Bit

Lara Janson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lara Janson

In this day and age, why is 'Negro' included as a race on the 2010 Census form? I hope to explore this and many more issues as my training as a Census Bureau Crew Leader begins.

Tales From the Census Trail: Count Us in!

Lara Janson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lara Janson

We're your friendly District Census Takers for the 2010 Census, and it's taken us exactly one full-recession year to give up our dreams of real, meaningful employment and join ranks with the thousands of Americans in need of a part-time government temp job.

Voting Early May Be Smart, But Is It Sexy?

Padma Atluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Padma Atluri

This year, getting an "I Voted" sticker on Election Day is considered decadent.

Cesar Chavez at the Root of Obama's Campaign: Grassroots Latino Voter Outreach

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

If Barack Obama's campaign wins on November 4th, LA should be identified as the birthplace of the grassroots voter outreach strategy that dramatically changed the political course of the US.

The Case For Insanity

Daniel Chun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Chun

Since September, I've gone 100% crazy. Come next year, John McCain and Sarah Palin might be running this country. I can't concentrate at work. I can't hold a normal conversation about anything besides politics.