On the day after the election, I watched as Chuck Schumer and Andrew Cuomo, Democrats who represent my state, said they could find common ground with Donald Trump, with Cuomo specifically mentioning “infrastructure” as a potential area of collaboration. Today I’m writing about far more urgent and important reasons to oppose Trump and his agenda.
America just elected Donald Trump, who got a foothold in national politics by fanning a conspiracy about Barack Obama’s country of origin, who ran a campaign premised on a naked appeal to racist anger and resentment, who shredded every norm of conduct on his way to the presidency. He’s going to occupy the White House […]
Tamika Butler gave a devastating keynote speech at the NACTO conference in Vancouver last month. If you missed it, or her similarly fearless speech at last year’s California Bike Summit in San Diego, be gladdened. Jeff Wood recorded it for The Overhead Wire, and NACTO just released a video of her talk on YouTube. Alyssa […]
At the Los Angeles Press Club‘s 58th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards last night, Streetsblog Los Angeles was honored with two first place awards among eleven nominations for Streetsblog and our sister sites LongBeachIze and Santa Monica Next. L.A. Press Club award nominations are generated locally, then winners are picked by volunteer journalists from across the United […]
There is a new face at Streetsblog Los Angeles this summer. Readers will soon begin seeing the byline of Streetsblog L.A. Summer Intern Doug Lewis who started last week and will be with us through early August. Below Doug introduces himself in his own words: My name is Doug Lewis and I’m a rising senior at […]
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