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Marcy Winograd

Santa Monica Beach Bathroom Workers Demand Union Recognition

Marcy Winograd | Posted 11.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

These workers are fighting for rights long denied in a city with a reputation for progressive policies.

Cancer Claims Fair Elections Activist Tobi Dragert

Linda Milazzo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

On April 27, the Los Angeles progressive community lost one of its truly valiant social justice warriors. Tobi Dragert, a passionate advocate for fair transparent elections, equality, ending war and much much more, succumbed to cancer after a long and valiant battle.

Ask Marcy and Jackie: Should I Cosign a Loan for Private Vocational School?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2014 | College
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges

Ask Marcy and Jackie: Should I Put My Daughter in a Special Ed Class?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.11.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

We suggest you and your daughter visit the special day classes on your high school campus to see what you think. Do the students have access to the common core curriculum or are they doing drill-and-kill worksheets every day? Find out.

Ask Marcy and Jackie: In Conclusion... What?!

Marcy Winograd | Posted 04.27.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Students are not supposed to pull a rabbit out of a hat or mention something entirely new in the last paragraph. The conclusion is a restatement of the thesis -- the claim (opinion on a topic that can be supported with evidence from the text) plus a little analysis.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: Don't Pay for Grades

Marcy Winograd | Posted 04.14.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Parents of children who've participated in the R.E.A.D. dog program report that their children's reading level jumps and, best of all, their children love books and look forward to reading. Let us know how reading to the cats works out for you and your son.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: LOL Is Not Cool!

Marcy Winograd | Posted 04.06.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: I Didn't Mean to Eavesdrop

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.29.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answe...

Dear Marcy and Jackie: I Ache for My Daughter

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.24.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answe...

Dear Marcy and Jackie: Whose Homework Is It Anyway?

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

Two educators with over 20 years of experience working with students answer your questions regarding reading strategies, essay writing, homework habits and math challenges.

Dear Marcy and Jackie

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

Co-authored by Jackie Hirtz Each week, Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from element...

10 Back to School Tips for Parents of Tweens

Marcy Winograd | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Marcy Winograd

The key question to ask yourself as a parent is "How can I empower my tween?"

Mubarak, Harman Walk: Winograd Considers a Run

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcy Winograd

Into the void of ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak comes a challenge for the United States to become an honest broker for peace between Israel and Palestine, to abandon preemptive wars, and to forsake its role as arms merchant to torturers.

American Midterm Candidates Pandered for Pro-Israel Money and Votes

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Israel and the United States are not one country. Being pro-Israel should not wield so much power that it becomes a principal issue in American elections.

Crashing the Party

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

After hearing about an activist meeting at a private home, I decided to take my chances and go. I came in expecting some heavy-duty beating up of Israel (and I got it), but most of the people were really nice.

Floor Fight! It's On! Challenger Winograd Takes Harman To CA Democratic Convention Floor

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

The California Democratic Party is officially endorsing incumbent candidate, Jane Harman, for the 36th Congressional District. The primary is June 8.

Rethink Afghanistan: How Long Is Now?

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

The truth is that the situation isn't really all that depressing. The problems are complex, confusing, and paralyzing, but the solutions are actually quite simple.

My Response to Jane Harman: You're in the Bubble

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcy Winograd

Who's in the bubble? Me or corporate Democrat Jane Harman, who took us to war in Iraq and votes for an onerous bankruptcy bill that makes it harder for the poor to climb out of debt?

Ryan Grim

Henry Waxman Fires Back At Marcy Winograd: 'I'm Loyal To The United States Of America'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) has played an outsize role in the primary contest between Blue Dog Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.) and progressive challenger...

Harman Uses Bush/Cheney Fear Tactics on Winograd and Voters

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Harman is out of touch. She's the richest woman in Congress. Every two years she re-buys her seat and indulges her personal passions: war, war technology and war intelligence.

Israel and Harman in Tandem: From High Seas to Airwaves

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The so-called smart money is on Harman in next Tuesday's primary, but the incumbent -- like the Israeli government -- has reason to worry. Sometimes, moral revulsion can topple defenders of the indefensible.

South Bay to Discuss Autism Epidemic: Causes and Solutions

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Marcy Winograd

As an educator, a mother, and a congressional candidate, I believe we owe it to our children to raise the decibel level of this conversation.

When the Leaders Lead, the People Have Sorrow

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

What happens when people enable leaders to follow the dictates of the powerful? These days, the answers are arriving in the form of a news drumbeat that's apt to seem like a dirge.

Will Marcy Winograd Pull a Sestak and Beat Jane Harman in the June 8th California Primary?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

A Marcy Winograd win over Jane Harman, akin to Congressional upstart Joe Sestak's win over three decade incumbent Arlen Specter, would further advance the push for change and an end to entitled incumbents.

Winograd vs. Harman in CA Primary: Will U.S. or Israel's Interests Come First?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

By jumping onto the "Israel can do no wrong" bandwagon, Rep. Waxman and Rep. Harman substitute short-term political advantage for a strategy that could protect Israel and its people.