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Autry Museum Opens Jews in Los Angeles Exhibit

Jay Weston | Posted 07.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Yesterday, when I left the opening of the dramatic Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic exhibit at the Autry National Museum, I headed for Langer's Delicatessen for a pastrami sandwich.

The Giants Can Develop Hitters Too

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.10.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

It is no surprise that a team that has won two of the last three World Series has a good farm system, but the discrepancy between how the system, and indeed the franchise, is perceived, and what it actually is remains significant.

It's Time to Remember Tom Bradley (Part 2)

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

The story of Bradley's record-breaking five mayoral terms and central role in L.A.'s transformation to world-class status is far more than an overdue bit of historical housekeeping.

The City of Bell and Stereotypes

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Maurice Jourdane

Instead of viewing the City of Bell through a stereotype that Latinos are greedy, why don't we expect people to act like Latino businessman and political activist Joe Sanchez?

It's Time To Remember Tom Bradley

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

The late Tom Bradley (1917-98), one of L.A.'s best mayors -- he served a record-breaking five terms from 1973-93 -- has been all but ignored as years, decades and anniversaries roll by.

Toasting Tom Bradley

David Horton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Horton

How many times have you heard, when a politician is confronted with an unfavorable opinion poll, "the only poll that counts is the one on November 4" ...

How Pundits Get The Bradley Effect Wrong: Not Just About Race

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Political pundits are hyperventilating over the possibility that Sen. Barack Obama's lead in presidential polls is overstated and that the so-called "...

Inside The "Bradley Effect"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

It's clear that the problem lay not with significant numbers of voters lying to pollsters, but with the nature of the campaign itself. The "Bradley effect" was created by faulty polling.

Debunking the "Bradley Effect"

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel B. Schwartzberg

Analysts and pundits are resurrecting talk of the Bradley Effect as if it were a matter of science, when it may actually be pseudoscience. Are we digging deeply enough to find the truth?

Bradley Who? Here Comes the Obama Effect

Daniel Okrent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Okrent

Everyone's fretting that the dreaded Bradley Effect will turn up in this election. But there's another shoe to drop on this issue -- and it may change the electoral map for years to come.

Projecting an Obama Victory

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The poll numbers so far this month have fostered the belief that the current economic crisis is close to dooming the McCain campaign. But any crystal ball that offers assurance of an Obama victory is a piece of junk.

Obama and the Bradley Effect

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

Racism is the bully in the schoolyard of American politics and culture. One does not overcome a bully by ignoring it but, rather, by confronting it and exposing it for what it is.

Gay Marriage: McCain's Shot At The Base

Cristina Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cristina Chang

The Calif. Court decision legalizing same-sex marriages has scandalized social conservatives. The ruling may do what the GOP presidential campaign has failed to do: fire them up to vote for McCain.