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What happens when you lose your health care?

James Call March 14, 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 $19 per...

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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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Activism or ‘slacktivism?

By Esai Melendez December 19, 2016

If you've seen anybody wearing a safety pin recently, it means that they're supporting race and sexual minorities in America who have been victims of hate crimes after Donald Trump became the president-elect. Some...

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California’s progressive lean

Thomas Chesy December 10, 2016

The anger Californians feel after President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning victory is understandable; the people of the state have voted Hillary Clinton for president three times now across two primaries...

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Daniel Wright, Sr., studies RTVF and digital journalism at City College. Photo by Mike Madriaga

Reliving a nightmare, one police report at a time

Daniel Wright Sr December 10, 2016

It's a day I'll never forget. I relive it every time I hear of a case of police brutality or the shooting of an unarmed citizen. It was Aug. 18, 2001. I was in custody for a bench warrant (for failure...

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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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This is no time for hatred and anger

Gabe Rivera November 18, 2016

In the aftermath of the historic presidential election of 2016, one has to think that there is definitely something wrong with the core of American society today. On Nov. 8, the United States elected...

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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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Why I would rather vote for Trump

Melissa De Pineres November 7, 2016

When I speak about supporting Donald J. Trump, people look at me as if I were worshiping a devil. As unconventional as it sounds, I am not a Republican. I am a Latina with a Women Studies degree. So why...

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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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