South Los Angeles

South L.A. Man's Fight Against Homelessness Highlights Deficits In Affordable Housing

Why do our elected leaders continue to ignore the needs of the homeless? 


Conservatives, Calm Down About The “Liberal” Media Response To McKinney

Attempts to revise the narrative surrounding the video cannot change the reality of police violence toward minorities.

Supreme Court

My Civil Rights Trump Your ‘Religious Liberty’

What happens when the practices of a few trample on the civil rights of millions?



Media Matters



New designers--either they're in, or they're out.

Plastic has a life beyond the trash can, and it continues to have catastrophic effects on our bodies and our planet even after we get rid of it.


An Eye On The Troubles Facing Latin America

Thirty-four of the world's 50 most violent cities are located in Latin America.