Join the Resistance 

If the normal order of business is to buy yourself into a job, to use cronyism to save money for your friends, and to ignore the little guy, then I say we have to resist. I'm contemplating wearing my hair like this every day as a symbol of my resistance to the current forces and … Continue reading Join the Resistance 

Dot Head … Freedom of Hate Speech 

There has been a change in our culture within the last week. Has there been a change in your behavior ? A proposed change in-country leadership has put a man who has used words and phrases that alienates pacific groups of people. A man who is followed and celebrated by the white power in Klu … Continue reading Dot Head … Freedom of Hate Speech 

Politics are Personal

"All politics are local"-Tip O, when speaker of the house I take politics personally because they touch my lifeet. The laws and the people who pass them create the system in which we live. We have clean water. We are not being bombed. My kids have access to vaccinations. Our food is safe to eat. … Continue reading Politics are Personal

The truth about Minimum Wage

"Common Sense" - aka knowledge held by the common man fails in this argument. The LA City Council studied 3 peer reviewed studies before increasing minimum wage. I don't know what they read - but here is some of what I found.   Neoclassical economic theories present a clear prediction: as the price of labor … Continue reading The truth about Minimum Wage

Los Angeles County DPSS is a mess

I am sure the system means well, but @countyofLA  @dpss_calfresh is freaking me out. I can't figure out how to close the SNAP case or update my information. I am locked out of the online system and calling this number ALWAYS results in a termination message of "We can not find your information. Good bye". … Continue reading Los Angeles County DPSS is a mess