Speaking out against human rights abuses shouldn’t be confined within national borders.
And as an internationally renowned institution of higher learning, the University of California has a responsibility to denounce injustice anywhere, especially when it affects its students.
Students have made their voices loud and clear about the failings of campus policing.
The University of California has chosen to ignore them.
Student activist groups, such as the No UCPD Coalition, have called for the abolition of police departments and the redistribution of resources to other campus safety measures.
In our criminal justice system, everyone is innocent until proven guilty – unless you’re poor.
The current cash bail system disproportionately burdens poor people who are forced to wait weeks, months, or in the case of then 16-year old Kalief Browder, years for their trial.
Microphone: disabled. Video: disabled.
The typical college experience on Zoom might feel largely universal, but the role of gender in shaping that experience can’t be so easily turned off.
This post was updated Oct. 11 at 9:09 p.m.
The fight for racial justice cannot ignore environmental justice.
From wildfires to a pandemic, nature doesn’t discriminate, but people do.
From social media to online shopping, efforts to keep our personal data secure in the modern world might seem futile.
But big data companies aren’t just spending billions to collect information for targeted advertising.
Location, location, location. A mantra in real estate and an unfortunate reality for proper access to health care.
In Los Angeles County, those who live in low-income communities are three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than those in wealthier areas.
As lawmakers scramble to deal with an unprecedented global crisis, their uncertainty, however warranted, has left citizens struggling to plan for necessities as basic as housing.
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company has a monopoly on California’s monthly energy bills.
But greed and private profit motives should be reserved for board games – not the lives of 16 million people.
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