DIEDRA’S LA--“The definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again but expecting different results” …. Albert Einstein
EASTSIDER-With their usual heavy handedness, DONE has proudly proclaimed what a wonderful tribute to democracy the 2021 NC Elections are going to be.
RANDOM LENGTHS-Actions by the Biden administration, in refusing to share the U.S. government owned patent of the coronavirus vaccine, ensures the profits of the rich who own the giant for-profit pharmaceutical and medical insurance monopolies.
DC DISPATCH-As she surveys the sea of planes at Montgomery County’s Fixed Base Operator, Ashley King knows she is a lucky woman:
THE DOCTOR IS IN--Contrary to popular belief, not all homeless people are terrible, disease-spreading, drug-addicted blights to our society.
TRANSIT TALK-Los Angeles is looked upon by the rest of the nation as off its rocker for its independence of thought and lifestyle.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING In October of 2018, Leslie Hernandez stood in the hallway of her building, an olive-green stucco and concrete complex in Los Angeles’s Chinatown, trying to communicate with her neighbor Benson Lai, an elder in his early 60s and a monolingual Cantonese speaker.
VIEW FROM HERE--When the Mad Tweeter was assaulting us each morning with his insane rantings, we never got around to discussing macro-economics and the national welfare.
THE CITY--The Daily News has a promotion VOTE for the best of! The best of what?
RANTZ & RAVEZ--From time to time, it is interesting to review recent HEADLINES and examine where we are going as a society.
LIVING WAGE DEBATE-Missing from the Congressional debate over raising the $7.25 federal minimum wage to $15 an hour is any acknowledgement that poverty-level wages are integral to a class system that rewards the rich and punishes the poor.
HEALTH RIGHTS--I (Leslie) am a clinician and have been for many years. I’ve been Black for many more years, all my life.