U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson will be taking a leave of absence from his post while doctors attempt to ascertain the cause of seizures that the former head of Edison International and founder of the National Resources Defense Council sustained on Saturday.The Weekly has learned that Bryson, ... More >>
Brad Sherman: Throwing punchesâ€‹The battle is now underway to determine which bald, Jewish Democrat who voted for the Iraq war will continue to represent the San Fernando Valley in Congress.At their first debate on Thursday night, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman eagerly tore into each other, s ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Port of Los Angeles.2008 and 2009 were described as "dismal years" for international trade at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. But 2010 and 2011 are looking up, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
It's all over now, Baby Blue, as Barack Obama wins the presidential nomination for the third or fourth time
The dance of the Dead Elephants
Mayor V. faces global immigration issues — and angry farmers
An unhappy New Year looms for American apparel makers
In the midst of their 'Yes, Bush Can!' campaign, the busy pranksters spread faux Republican cheer on their way to L.A. for the opening of their new movie
Or 1.5 or 2.5?
John Powers in the land of no culture, surreal Cancún
Two emerging world governing systems -- one corporate, one basically democratic -- fight for control of your world
Having the law on your side helps little in Mexico's factories
Hollywood fights back on runaway production
Harman sides with Bush on free trade
The state of global protest
The top six demands of anti-globalization protesters
The Wall defines two Americas in Quebec
The show of support along the U.S.-Mexico border
The odd look of democracy
Why the three-day trade summit will fail
Despite his deficiency of backbone, Bill Clinton was the greatest pol of his generation
NAFTA’S final test unfolds in Texas
Come to Tijuana to experience globalization
Can the world’s oldest continuous political party regain its majority? Its activists? Its purpose?
A protester’s guide to the Democratic convention
The Independent Media Center comes to Los Angeles
A violent setback for worker rights in Mexico
China cracks the Democrats
Free-trade protests coming soon to a city near you
Labor dreams of Gore busting free of Clinton
How Bill Bradley Learned to be a Principled Liberal, but not how to Campaign, and how Al Gore Learned to be a Terrific Campaigner, while Trashing his Party's Historic Principles.
Why being against the WTO isn’t enough
And other questions about the meaning of Seattle answered here!
World-class protest at trade summit may be turning point in fight against right-wing economics
U.S. balks at European rule that manufacturers recycle toxic computers
Bernie Sanders on the WTO, the IMF and the democratic process
Unions fear job loss — and argue among themselves about how to stop it
Seattle summit brings 134 governments and tens of thousands of protesters together — to disagree on the rules of the global economy
By any other name, seizing power in defiance of popular will is a coup
The DEA's dirty deal down under
Labor Action Breaks all the Rules in Tiajuana
Tijuana strike highlights the trouble with NAFTA