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The Perils of Biking in Manhattan... and L.A.

Jack Skelley | Posted 08.04.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

Biking in Manhattan is a contact sport. It includes confronting cabbies and dodging pedestrians (who in welcome ways have a supremacy of the street). It demands nano-second reflexes, a sense of daring and nerves stronger than your bike frame.

Taking Steps to Ease Affordable Housing Crisis in Los Angeles

Mark Horvath | Posted 04.29.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I would argue that perhaps the biggest crisis facing America today is our lack of affordable housing. I would also argue that our lack of affordable housing has the biggest influence on the increase of people experiencing homelessness.

Los Angeles Considers Cutting Ties With JP Morgan

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles councilman proposed Wednesday that the nation's second-largest city consider ending tens of millions of dollars of ...

Missing Movements?

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Politicians dominate most stories about key issues, pushing the movements to the margins. Almost every American who is paying attention to the news knows the name of Senator Ted Cruz, but how many can name an immigrant rights or labor leader?