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28
Jun

Reform that Works

As a guest on NBC Los Angeles’s NewsConference, Joe Mathews, co-author of California Crackup, discussed California’s history of reform, and how restrictions and mandates, intended to address the state’s broken budget and …

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25
Jun

French Soccer and Empire’s Legacy

UC Press Podcast with Laurent Dubois: [podcast]https://www.ucpress.edu/content/podcasts/11303.mp3[/podcast] France lost to South Africa on Tuesday, in the last game of the 2010 World Cup for “Les Bleus”. Their exit from the tournament followed …

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23
Jun

A Call to Action for California

Following the low voter turnout for California’s June 8 primary election, Mark Paul, co-author of California Crackup, wrote, “The real story of the Tuesday elections, it seems to me, is that voters …

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21
Jun

A Blue Flame

The World Cup is well underway, and Laurent Dubois, author of Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France, is following the tournament on his Soccer Politics blog. In this …

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07
Jun

Remaking School Food

On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted 500 chefs from all over the country on the White House lawn for the Chefs Move to Schools program, part of her larger campaign to …

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02
Jun

A funny thing about media myths

In this guest post, W. Joseph Campbell, author of Getting it Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism, shows how media-driven myths can take on lives of their own …

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02
Jun

Perspectives on the Border

Arizona’s new immigration law, which allows police to stop people they suspect to be in the US illegally and requires immigrants to carry documentation with them, has stirred up controversy and widespread …

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01
Jun

How to Fix California

Budget crises, failing schools, unemployment—it’s easy to point out California’s problems, but harder to pinpoint what exactly is wrong, how it happened, and what can be done to fix it. With state …

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