Staff / TruthdigJul 28, 2016
Sometimes, we need to pause and remind ourselves what is poetic about who we are as people as compared to what we pretend to be as partisans.
Sometimes, we need to pause and remind ourselves what is poetic about who we are as people as compared to what we pretend to be as partisans. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Emma Niles / TruthdigMar 27, 2016
Local news station WBRZ filed a legal request for documents, but investigative reporter Chris Nakamoto was put in handcuffs after he arrived at City Hall. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 4, 2015
The reasons Minneapolis police and city officials cited for breaking up the Black Lives Matter encampment that had formed outside the 4th Precinct station may have been predictable, but protesters were not: Their responses showed they were prepared to be flexible. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Bill Boyarsky / TruthdigSep 24, 2015
Whether a Truthdig series had anything to do with it or not, the mayor has committed to finding $100 million to get 10,000 people off the streets and into programs to help them. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 28, 2011
Hoping to avoid the kind of bad press that other city governments and police forces (ahem, Oakland) recently earned for their ham-fisted mistreatment of Occupy outposts, the Los Angeles Police Department took a slightly different tack early on Monday morning in its attempt to oust Occupy LA (more). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 26, 2011
It's not like Los Angeles' slickster Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa would have missed out on that multicity conference call that Oakland's Jean Quan squeaked about to the press So it's not surprising that on Friday, as he visited the Occupy LA encampment to pay tribute to the spirit of the movement (more). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 10, 2011
On Oct. 1, Vietnam veteran, author and activist Ron Kovic gave a throng of Occupy L.A. protesters gathered near Los Angeles' City Hall an enthused boost with this speech, in which he invokes the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. and serves notice to President Obama by co-opting the president's campaign slogan … (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Bill Boyarsky / TruthdigJan 12, 2011
Covering the statehouse or city hall is regarded as the minor leagues of political journalism. But this year, these too-often-unappreciated scriveners are in the middle of one of the most important domestic stories in decades.Get their names, titles and e-mail addresses. Hold them accountable. Expose those causing so much pain. Don’t listen to their spin. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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