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Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Governor

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Governor

By Nellie Bowles The pain for such enterprises been particularly acute in the state, leading some to back an effort to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom. LOS ANGELES — Alexandra and Daniela Del Gaudio had never been to a political rally before, let alone one to protest a coronavirus lockdown and recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. But things […]

Los Angeles, Joining Other Big Cities, Moves to Reduce Police in Schools

Los Angeles, Joining Other Big Cities, Moves to Reduce Police in Schools

By Jill Cowan, Shawn Hubler and Kate Taylor Los Angeles will eliminate a third of its school police officers, joining cities like Seattle, Denver and Minneapolis that took action after Black Lives Matter protests. LOS ANGELES — After a monthslong push by students in the nation’s second-largest public school system, leaders in Los Angeles approved a plan on Tuesday […]

Backlash Builds Against NYT For Hyping ‘Anonymous’ Author Miles Taylor As ‘Senior Administration Official’

Backlash Builds Against NYT For Hyping ‘Anonymous’ Author Miles Taylor As ‘Senior Administration Official’

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . The New York Times faced a wave of criticism Wednesday for hyping former “Anonymous” author Miles Taylor, a former Homeland Security staffer, as a “senior” Trump administration official.  Taylor, who revealed his identity Wednesday, wasn’t even an agency chief of staff at the time he wrote the op-ed.  […]

Trump Says He Will Stop Funding Schools That Teach New York Times’ 1619 Project

Trump Says He Will Stop Funding Schools That Teach New York Times’ 1619 Project

MARY ROSE CORKERY REPORTER . President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday that the Department of Education would stop funding California public schools if they teach the New York Times’ 1619 Project. “Department of Education is looking at this. If so, they will not be funded!” Trump said in a tweet as a response to a […]

As Top Historians Ring Alarm Bells About NYT’s 1619 Project, Defiant Public Schools Refuse To Answer Questions

As Top Historians Ring Alarm Bells About NYT’s 1619 Project, Defiant Public Schools Refuse To Answer Questions

SHELBY TALCOTT MEDIA REPORTER . “On August 19 of last year I listened in stunned silence as Nikole Hannah-Jones, a reporter for the New York Times, repeated an idea that I had vigorously argued against,” reads the first sentence of Friday’s essay by Leslie Harris, a history professor at Northwestern University. Harris is just the latest in a string […]

Historians Rip Into The New York Times After It Refuses To Address Requests For Corrections To The ‘1619 Project’

Historians Rip Into The New York Times After It Refuses To Address Requests For Corrections To The ‘1619 Project’

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   The NYT published an editor’s response Thursday alongside a letter from five historians expressing concern over the controversial “1619 Project.” The historians requested that the NYT issue substantial corrections to the project, and the publication declined to do so. Some of the historians responded to the NYT’s refusal to issue […]

Top Historians Slam NYT ‘1619 Project’ As It Infiltrates Public School Curriculum

Top Historians Slam NYT ‘1619 Project’ As It Infiltrates Public School Curriculum

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   Multiple historians slammed The New York Times Magazine’s “1619 Project,” which aims to “reframe” American history. The historians noted they were not consulted about the project, and each provided historical evidence combating The NYT’s claims. The project has already made its way into the public school curriculum in some areas. […]

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter   The Amazon rainforest is burning, but 1988 reporting from The New York Times shows this is no new phenomenon. Farmers and settlers have started fires for years to clear spaces for their crops. Celebrities bewail the burning forests with random pictures from the internet, claiming the Amazon forests […]

Don’t Let Mass Shooters and the New York Times Destroy Freedom of Speech

Don’t Let Mass Shooters and the New York Times Destroy Freedom of Speech

  by Thomas L. Knapp “Online communities like 4chan and 8chan have become hotbeds of white nationalist activity,” wrote the editors of the New York Times on August 4 in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Then: “Law enforcement currently offers few answers as to how to contain these communities.” Wait, […]

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

By Jill Cowan Gas is never cheap in California. But if you’ve filled up your tank in recent days, you may have found yourself wincing more than usual. That’s because, for the first time since July 2015, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Golden State pushed past $4, Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst […]

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