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Letter from the editor – The press under fire

James Call March 13, 2017

Journalist Dan Rather calls it "an emergency." And it is. Said Rather, "The time for normalizing, dissembling, and explaining away Donald Trump has long since passed. The barring of respected journalistic...

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What happens when you lose your healthcare?

James Call March 13, 2017

Republicans are scrambling to “repeal and replace” Obamacare with little consensus so far on how to accomplish it. Citizens are worried about their coverage. The student health care that our...

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Taxes to rise for low-income students

James Call December 9, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's tax plan unveiled in November keeps a campaign promise to lower income taxes across the board ... almost. The upper 1 percent would receive a whopping 47 percent of the tax...

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District addresses student fears in a new political landscape

James Call November 15, 2016

In light of fears and uncertainties about the future of undocumented immigrant students under a Trump presidency, the San Diego Community College District issued a statement Nov. 10. The letter clarified...

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Slammed again by the Electoral College

James Call November 9, 2016

The Electoral College is an anachronism that has never worked the way the Founders intended. And it caused unintended problems almost immediately. A tie in the Electoral College between Thomas Jefferson...

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A de facto Progressive Party

James Call November 4, 2016

There is a de facto Progressive Party. And its de facto leader is Bernie Sanders. It didn’t exist a year ago. Sanders created it out of whole cloth in the summer of 2015. A year ago the idea that...

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State propositions and county measures for the progressive voter

James Call October 30, 2016

Recommendations for the progressive voter. Props and measures not listed have no particular recommendation.State Propositions: Prop 51 — YES A bond issue to raise $9 billion for school infrastructure;...

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CON: Measure C is a bad deal for city

James Call October 22, 2016

I curse Petco Park every time I try to go to the Central Library on a game day. And I go once or twice a week. I curse a lot. Library parking is normally free for two hours with library validation....

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