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California Peace & Freedom Party 50th Anniversary

    LA Free Press Helps Push Peace & Freedom Party onto Ballot   Although I was too young to register to vote at the time and we had not yet achieved the 18-year-old vote I urged my parents to … Continue reading

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The Post: the CA Legislature of 1937 made The Pentagon Papers possible

While I haven’t seen the movie The Post yet I’m glad to see that there will be a role for an actor playing my late dear friend Anthony Russo who along with Daniel Ellsberg was the key player in arranging … Continue reading

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3 Million hits on Jan Tucker’s Detective’s Diary

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Los Angeles Elections 2017

March 7 2017 LA Election Recommendations City of Los Angeles Mayor Ho-Hum….Eric Garcetti is going to win. It’s a fait accompli. It’s not that he hasn’t done anything decent; he has. When it comes to following through on promises he … Continue reading

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Trump Attacks the California Constitution

Speaking before the Conservative Political Action Conference President Donald Trump has pronounced about the news media: “They shouldn’t be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody’s name,” he declared. “Let their name be put out there.” THIS IS AN … Continue reading

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New Scholarship for Dream Act Students

The day after the presidential election, my heart was heavy, as if a loved one had died. In the days and weeks that followed, I could not stop thinking about the people for whom its outcome was not simply a … Continue reading

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Dakota Access Pipe Line: Looking Back Four Months

Today, December 4, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that an easement will not be granted over the Standing Rock reservation or under the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipe Line; this is the biggest victory of Indigenous … Continue reading

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Philosophy in the Hood: of gangs & sharks

One of my ex girlfriends had a brilliant philosophical way of looking at the ocean: I ain’t goin’ in no ocean. The ocean ain’t my hood; it’s the shark gang’s hood. If a blood goes up in a crip hood … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Forum March 4 2017

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Cuba: Judging Revolutions by Demographics

In 1776 when the United States declared its independence, there were approximately 2.5 million inhabitants in the original 13 states.  Of those estimates are that 1/3 sided with the revolution, 1/3 were neutral, and 1/3 were Loyalists supporting Britain.   At … Continue reading

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