Publications

Books

TitlePublisherDate
Place Matters (Third Edition)University Press of Kansas2014
The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of FameNew York: Nation Books2012
The Next Los Angeles (Second Edition)UC PressAugust 2006
Up Against the SprawlUniversity of Minnesota Press2004
Regions That Work: How Cities and Suburbs Can Grow TogetherUniversity of Minnesota Press2000
The Right to Housing: A Blueprint for Housing the Nation Institute for Policy Studies1989
Who Rules Boston? A Citizen's Guide To Reclaiming the CityCenter for the Study of Public Policy1984
Jewish Radicalism: A Selected AnthologyGrove Press1973

Reports

TitlePublisherDate
Food Insecurity Among University of California Employees, (coauthor with Megan Bomba and Rosa Romero)Urban & Environmental Policy Institute,October 2016
​How Undocumented Youth Moved the Immigrant Rights MovementRoosevelt InstituteNovember 2015
Pasadena's Tale of Two Cities: 2014Urban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental CollegeDecember 2014
"Job Killers" in the News: Allegations without VerificationUrban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental CollegeJune 2012
Manipulating the Public Agenda: Why ACORN was in the News, and What the News Got WrongUrban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental CollegeSeptember 2009
The Case Against the California Tribal Casino Compact AmendmentsUrban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental CollegeDecember 2007
Shopping for a Market: Evaluating Tesco's Entry into Los Angeles and the United StatesUrban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental CollegeAugust 2007
Connecting the Parks to the Community and the Community to the ParksUrban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental CollegeOctober 2006
Pulling Apart: Economic Segregation among Suburbs and Central Cities in Major Metropolitan AreasBrookings InstitutionOctober 2004
Revitalizing the Public Sector in HousingFord Foundation and DemosMarch 2004
Using Tax Policy to Increase Homeownership Among Low- and Moderate-Income HouseholdsFord FoundationJanuary 2002
Housing in Los Angeles: Policy OptionsEconomic Summit March 2001
Rent Deregulation in California and MassachusettsNYU Law School and NYC Rent Guidelines BoardMay 1997
Community Empowerment: The Experience of Community-based Problem-Solving and Recommendations for Federal PolicyU.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentDecember 1993
Scapegoating Rent Control: Masking the Causes of HomelessnessEconomic Policy InstituteOctober 1989

Articles

TitlePublisherDate
Nurses Celebrate Big Win At Kindred Hospital With Overwhelming Vote To Join The California Nurses AssociationHuffington Post April 21, 2017
Tax Day Marchers Want to Know: What Is Trump Hiding? Common DreamsApril 14, 2017
The Feisty Group That Exposed Wells Fargo’s Wrongdoing American ProspectApril 13, 2017
Saturday’s Celebration of Jackie Robinson Should Remind Us of the Importance of Political Protest Huffington PostApril 13, 2017
Trump’s Housing Hypocrisy (with Alex Schwartz) American Prospect April 7, 2017
Fifty Years After King’s Famous Anti-War Speech, America Is Again Debating Guns Versus ButterHuffington PostApril 4, 2017
The Anti-Trump Movement: Recover, Resist, ReformAmerican ProspectApril 2017
Trump Doesn’t Have the Balls American ProspectMarch 31, 2017
Anti-Trump Suburbanites Force New Jersey Republican to Think Again on Health Care Bill American ProspectMarch 28, 2017
Say No to Homophobic HotelsCityWatchLAMarch 27, 2017
Taunting Trump: How the Campaign to 'Not Normalize' Donald Is Driving Him Crazy AlternetMarch 25, 2017
Say No to Homophobic Hotels Huffington Post March 24, 2017
What is Donald Trump hiding in his tax returns? And will they ever see the light of day? Los Angeles TimesMarch 7, 2017
What Dr. Seuss Can Teach Us About Donald TrumpNational MemoMarch 4, 2017
No On Measure S. Yes on Measure H Huffington Post March 3, 2017
Sister Diane Donoghue: The Only Saint I Ever Met Huffington PostFebruary 28, 2017
Will Trump’s Tax Records Be the Next Pentagon Papers?American ProspectFebruary 28, 2017
Three Cheers for the Perez-Ellison DNC Team To Move the Democrats in a Progressive Direction Huffington PostFebruary 25, 2017
Whining and DiningPasadena WeeklyFebruary 23, 2017
Republicans Confirm Fox To Guard Chicken Coop: Wall Street Titan Steve Mnuchin Gets Top Treasury PostHuffington PostFebruary 13, 2017
Dear So-Called President Trump: Where’s My Protest PaycheckCommon DreamsFebruary 8, 2017
57 Years Ago Today – How Four College Students Started a RevolutionHuffington PostFebruary 1, 2017
Protesters Tell Wells Fargo CEO: Divest from Pipelines and Prisons, Invest in Employees and Working Class CommunitiesHuffington PostJanuary 30, 2017
Turning the March Into a MovementAmerican ProspectJanuary 24, 2017
From Margaret Sanger to Mike Pence: A Century of Progress — and Backsliding — for Planned Parenthood and the Right to ChooseSalonJanuary 29, 2017
Another Trump Lie: ‘I’m Smart'Huffington Post January 23, 2017
American FascistHuffington PostJanuary 20, 2017
Katherine Lee Bates Must Be Rolling In Her GraveHuffington PostJanuary 20, 2017
Protesters Hope to Rain on Steve Mnuchin’s NominationHuffington PostJanuary 18, 2017
20 in 2020: Here’s How Potential Democratic White House Contenders Stack UpAmerican ProspectJanuary 18, 2017
One is a Great Man. The Other is President-Elect. Reflections on John Lewis and Donald TrumpAmerican Prospect January 17, 2017
What Are the 50 Best Films About the Civil Rights Movement?Huffington PostJanuary 15, 2017
What Would Martin Luther King – A Radical, Not a Saint – Be Marching For Today?Huffington PostJanuary 14, 2017
Marvin Hier Must Rise Above Being ‘Donald Trump’s Rabbi'The ForwardJanuary 9, 2017
What Anti-Trump Protesters Can Learn from the SuffragistsHuffington PostJanuary 9, 2017
Donald Trump’s Rabbi: Why is the Founder of the Museum of Tolerance Praying at the Inauguration of a President Who Spews Hate?SalonJanuary 9, 2017
Denzel Washington Brings August Wilson’s ‘Fences’ To the ScreenAmerican ProspectJanuary 6, 2017
The Republicans Are in Disarray Over Repealing ObamacareHuffington PostJanuary 6, 2017
Preparing for President Trump: A 10-Point ‘To Do’ List for Activists, Politicians, the Press and Everyday CitizensBillMoyers.ComDecember 22, 2016
Jesus Was a SocialistHuffington PostDecember 22, 2016
Zsa Zsa, Donald, and America’s Celebrity CultureHuffington PostDecember 19, 2016
Donald Trump’s Questionable Intelligence: All Those False Claims About His Academic Record and Derision of Others Bespeak Profound InsecuritySalonDecember 18, 2016
Donald Trump’s Conflict-Of-Interest Network (COIN) -- Otherwise Known As His CabinetHuffington PostDecember 17, 2016
The Professor Watchlist Gets an F for Accuracy American ProspectDecember 9, 2016
What Now? A Reading List for Reformers and Radicals in the Battle Against TrumpismHuffington PostDecember 6, 2016
Why Trump Picked Ben Carson as HUD SecretaryAmerican ProspectDecember 6, 2016
Steve Mnuchin: Evictor, Foreclosure, and Our New Treasury SecretaryAmerican ProspectNovember 30, 2016
Democrats Must Mobilize America’s Largest Political Party: NonvotersAmerican ProspectNovember 23, 2016
Trump Isn’t Hitler, But We Should Act Like He IsHuffington PostNovember 17, 2016
Loving’ Reminds Us Of An Earlier Struggle for Marriage EqualityAmerican ProspectNovember 11, 2016
Mourn, Then OrganizeAmerican Prospect November 9, 2016
Making the Most of Your Luck (Essay-review of Chuck Collins’ Born on Third Base Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good and Robert Frank’s Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy)American ProspectFall 2016
Can New CEO Tim Sloan Fix Scandal-Plagued Wells Fargo’s Corporate Culture?American ProspectOctober 28, 2016
Tom Hayden Always Rocked the Boat American ProspectOctober 24, 2016
Donald Trump is a Serial Anti-SemiteAlterNetOctober 23, 2016
Donald Trump Is No Longer Really Running for President American ProspectOctober 20, 2016
A Century of Anti-Abortion AttacksAmerican ProspectOctober 17, 2016
Peter Dreier’s Voting GuideLA Progressive October 15, 2016
The Cubs, Cars, Cat Stevens, Consumers and Capitalism American Prospect October 12, 2016
How Hillary Should Respond to Trump’s Personal Attacks in Tonight’s Debate Huffington PostOctober 9, 2016
Anthony Portantino For State SenatePasadena NowOctober 9, 2016
Dr. Seuss Would Have Despised – and Mocked – Donald TrumpHuffington PostOctober 3, 2016
Donald Trump’s Scandals and Insults: A ScorecardAlterNetSeptember 30, 2016
A History of Protest: America, Occidental, and the FlagOccidental WeeklySeptember 21, 2016
Elizabeth Warren Tells ‘Gutless’ Wells Fargo CEO to ResignHuffington PostSeptember 21, 2016
Trump Mega-Donor Geoff Palmer is Also L.A.’s Most Controversial DeveloperAmerican ProspectSeptember 19, 2016
Where Was Trump Born? He Even Lies About ThatHuffington PostSeptember 19, 2016
Arthur Miller’s ‘A View From The Bridge’ Is A Cold War Political Allegory As Well As A Family TragedyHuffington PostSeptember 17, 2016
Record Number of Women May Serve in the SenateAmerican ProspectSeptember 13, 2016
Despite A Century Of Women’s Rights Progress, Hillary Clinton Still Faces Outrageous SexismHuffington PostSeptember 12, 2016
Trump Touts Pledge of Allegiance with Socialist Roots,American ProspectSeptember 7, 2016
Look for the Union Label for Your Labor Day Picnic or BBQAlterNetSeptember 5, 2016
This Labor Day, Remember That Martin Luther King's Last Campaign Was for Workers' RightsHuffington PostSeptember 2, 2016
Are Donald Trump, Stephen Bannon, and Roger Ailes Cooking Up a Post-Election Media Empire? – The Frightening Possibility of a Trump TV Network Combining the Extremism of Breitbart News and Fox NewsHuffington PostAugust 19, 2016
Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming AmericanAmerican ProspectAugust 12, 2016
Interview with Pablo Alvarado, Leader of National Day Laborers Organizing Network (with Mark Maier)In These TimesAugust 9, 2016
Donald Trump and the 'Banality of Evil'Huffington PostAugust 9, 2016
Will Roger Ailes Jump on Donald Trump’s Troubled Campaign Train?American ProspectAugust 1, 2015
Hillary Hit A Triple: Her Acceptance Speech Was Patriotic, Feminist, ProgressiveHuffington PostJuly 29, 2016
UCLA's QB Josh Rosen Shouldn't Keep His Political Thoughts to Himself (with Kelly Candaele) Los Angeles TimesJuly 29, 2016
UCLA's QB Josh Rosen Shouldn't Keep His Political Thoughts to Himself (with Kelly Candaele)Los Angeles TimesJuly 29, 2016
"You're Being Ridiculous" - How to Understand the Bernie-or-Bust CrowdAmerican ProspectJuly 26, 2016
Hillary Haters’ Fixation on Saul AlinskyAmerican ProspectJuly 26, 2016
Mike Antonovich is Fired Up With No Place To GoThe Huffington PostJuly 25, 2016
Detroit’s Field of Dreams (with Terry Cannon)American ProspectJuly 22, 2016
The Donald Makes a ChoiceThe Huffington PostJuly 15, 2016
It Takes Jamie Dimon 3 Hours to Earn What Some of His Employees Do All Year: So much for the JPMorgan Chase CEO’s Being a Working Class Hero (with Donald Cohen) The NationJuly 15, 2016
In This Age of Trump, We Need Woody GuthrieHuffington PostJuly 14, 2016
Caught on Camera: Police RacismAmerican ProspectJuly 11, 2016
Progressive Patriotism – Not an Oxymoron (with Dick Flacks)AlterNetJuly 3, 2016
Community Activists And Senator Warren Persuade HUD Sec. Julian Castro To Help Homeowners And Reign In Wall Street SpeculatorsThe Huffington PostJuly 1, 2016
Helen Keller’s Radical VisionThe Huffington PostJune 27, 2016
Trump and Gingrich: Two Men. Six Wives. Family ValuesThe Huffington PostJune 26, 2016
Three Strategies to Beat the NRAAmerican ProspectJune 24, 2016
Farewell to ‘Darling Corey’ LewandowskiThe American ProspectJune 20, 2016
Huntington Hospital Values Profits Over PeopleThe Huffington PostJune 20, 2016
My Dishwasher Is What’s Wrong With CapitalismThe Huffington PostJune 13, 2016
Baby Boomers Shouldn’t Stand for AEG Live’s Desert Trip Bait-and-SwitchTruthdigJune 11, 2016
A Who’s Who of Trump’s SurrogatesThe Huffington PostJune 10, 2016
Let Bernie Be HillaryThe Huffington PostJune 9, 2016
Does Tonight’s Speech Indicate a New Donald Trump or Just Temporary Sanity?The Huffington PostJune 7, 2016
She’s Giving Her Right Arm For BernieThe Huffington PostJune 6, 2016
Is Donald Trump a Bald Bald-Faced Liar?American ProspectJune 6, 2016
The Greatest – Muhammad Ali – Dies at 74The Huffington PostJune 4, 2016
Is the Contemptible Donald Trump In Contempt of Court?The Huffington PostJune 2, 2016
Song for an Unsung Hero -- essay review of Gabriel Thompson, America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth CenturyThe American ProspectJune 2016
A Five Point Plan for Bernie SandersAmerican ProspectMay 25, 2016
The Political Bob DylanThe Huffington PostMay 25, 2016
Real Estate Mogul Greg Geiser Sues Working Class Couple for Protesting Unfair EvictionThe Huffington PostMay 19, 2016
The Worst of Wall Street: Meet Donald Trump’s Finance ChairmanThe NationMay 10, 2016
Jane Jacobs’ Radical Legacy: Cities Are For People, Not DevelopersThe Huffington PressMay 4, 2016
The Jackie Robinson Story: Ken Burns Documentary Captures the Man and the MovementAmerican ProspectApril 11, 2016
The Full Spectrum of the Republican PartyThe Huffington PostApril 8, 2016
In Ken Burns’ New Documentary, Rachel Robinson Finally Gets Her DueThe Huffington PostApril 8, 2016
Stop Thief! City Leaders Must Address Pasadena’s Growing Wage Theft ProblemPasadena WeeklyApril 7, 2016
How the Fight for $15 WonAmerican ProspectApril 4, 2016
Mike Antonovich, Tear Down That Sign!The Huffington PostApril 3, 2016
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Radical Feminism Still Challenges Us TodayThe Huffington PostMarch 29, 2016
Housing and the Working PoorDemocracy: A Journal of IdeasMarch 29, 2016
A Working Class Family Battles a ‘Fix and Flip’ Real Estate TycoonThe Huffington PostMarch 27, 2016
Bernie is MainstreamThe Huffington PostMarch 10, 2016
Academic Drivel Report: Confessing My Sins and Exposing My Academic HoaxThe Huffington PostFebruary 26, 2016
David Brooks Is Wrong Again -- Trump's Rise Is Not 'Anti-Politics' but the Cancer of Big MoneyThe Huffington PostFebruary 26, 2016
Gloria Steinem Renews an Old Debate About Socialism and Feminism,” DissentFebruary 20, 2016
A Trump Candidacy Is Good for the Democrats, But Bad for AmericaThe Huffington PostFebruary 16, 2016
Nine Battleground States That Could Flip the Senate – and the Supreme CourtAmerican ProspectFebruary 14, 2016
NLRB Ruling Says 2 California Nurses Were Illegally Fired During Union DriveIn These TimesFebruary 12, 2016
Israel’s New McCarthyismAmerican ProspectFebruary 3, 2016
City of Roses Will Soon Be City of RaisesLA ProgressiveFebruary 2, 2016
How Four College Students Started a RevolutionThe Huffington PostFebruary 1, 2016
Pasadena City Council Should Pass a Minimum Wage Law Without Gaping LoopholesLA ProgressiveJanuary 31, 2016
A Century Ago, Louis Brandeis Beat Big Business and Anti-Semites, and Revitalized American DemocracyThe Huffington PostJanuary 28, 2016
Martin Luther King Would Support a $15 Minimum Wage in PasadenaThe Huffington PostJanuary 26, 2016
What Super Wealthy Times Columnist Tom Friedman's Attack on Sanders MissesThe Huffington PostJanuary 22, 2016
Martin Luther King Was a Democratic SocialistThe Huffington PostJanuary 18, 2016
The Big Short’s ShortcomingsSalonJanuary 16, 2016
On the Minimum Wage, Pasadena’s Restaurant Lobby is Selling BaloneyThe Huffington Post January 14, 2016
Howard Leibowitz -- Advisor to Two Boston Mayors, Social Activist, Mensch -- Dies at 63The Huffington PostDecember 28, 2015
The Amazing Rosa Parks story too few people still knowSalonDecember 6, 2015
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce's Paul Little Applauds LA's Minimum Wage LawThe Huffington PostNovember 25, 2015
The New Wave of Campus Protest: What’s Behind the Oxy Occupation?The Huffington PostNovember 24, 2015
I Don’t Care Who Killed JFKThe Huffington PostNovember 22, 2015
Let’s Turn Pasadena Into the City of RaisesThe Huffington PostNovember 19, 2015
City of RaisesPasadena WeeklyNovember 19, 2015
Now Louie Gohmert and Fox News will mansplain Planned Parenthood: The new lie right-wing men can’t stop pushingSalonOctober 27, 2015
Paul Wellstone’s Ordinary Life and Extraordinary LegacyThe Huffington PostOctober 25, 2015
Paul Ryan – Liar, Hypocrite, Charlatan, and Right-Wing ExtremistCommon Dreams October 22, 2015
Playwright Arthur Miller, Dead for a Decade, Is Still Stirring ControversyThe Huffington PostOctober 19, 2015
CNN’s Dana Bash fronts for the 1 percent: The debate’s worst question came straight from the U.S. Chamber of CommerceSalonOctober 14, 2015
The Koch Brothers Are My BrothersSalonOctober 12, 2015
People Die Because of This Man: The Real Reason We Never Get Gun Control, No Matter How Many People Get Gunned DownSalonOctober 6, 2015
Stephen Colbert Just Raised the Bar Very Very HighSalonSeptember 28, 2015
Did Pope Francis Just Endorse Socialist Pacifist Dorothy Day for Sainthood?The Huffington PostSeptember 25, 2015
Let’s Be Real. Donald Trump Doesn’t Really Want to be PresidentTalking Points MemoSeptember 22, 2015
Marxism and Matzo Balls: Sasha Abramsky’s Memoir of His Remarkable GrandfatherLos Angeles Review of BooksSeptember 12, 2015
Celebrating W.E.B. Du Bois: A Towering Figure Who Died 52 Years AgoThe Huffington PostAugust 27, 2015
Steve McQueen's Bio-Pic of Paul Robeson Will Help Restore the Reputation of the 20th Century's Most Talented IndividualThe Huffington PostAugust 23, 2015
Today's Activists Have Much to Learn From Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the MarchThe Huffington PostAugust 25, 2015
The rise of the “self-proclaimed socialist”: Why reporters shouldn’t be so surprised that Bernie Sanders’ appeal is growingSalonAugust 19, 2015
Can Bernie Sanders Revive King's Dream -- Fusing the Spirit of Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street?The Huffington PostAugust 15, 2015
Ignore the Fear-Mongering on Social Security, Which is 80 Years Old Today and Still HealthyThe Huffington PostAugust 14, 2015
Is Donald Trump the Steve Martin or the Zsa Zsa Gabor of American Politics?The Huffington PostAugust 13, 2015
Frances Kelsey: The Government Bureaucrat Who May Have Saved Your LifeAmerican ProspectAugust 10, 2015
Segregation 101The Huffington PostAugust 10, 2015
They’re All ReactionariesLA ProgressiveAugust 8, 2015
Community Activists Crush Conservative Politicians With LA County $15 Minimum Wage VictoryThe Huffington PostJuly 23, 2015
Thank You, Donald -- How Trump Could Determine the Outcome of the Presidential ElectionThe Huffington PostJuly 20, 2015
Hano! A Century in the Bleachers' Profiles Sportswriting Superstar in New DocumentaryThe Huffington PostJuly 19, 2015
America Is Still Singing Woody Guthrie’s SongsThe Huffington PostJuly 15, 2015
Why LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich Hired a Phony Corporate-Backed 'Research' Firm to Kill the Minimum Wage PlanThe Huffington PostJuly 8, 2015
How Progressives Should Celebrate This July 4thThe Huffington PostJuly 4, 2015
Thurgood Marshall, the NAACP’s Pioneering Lawyer, Knew That Black Lives MatteredThe Huffington PostJuly 2, 2015
Is Bernie Sanders Too Radical for America?American ProspectJune 30, 2015
The Warren vs Roberts Courts: Separate and Unequal Views on Marriage EqualityThe Huffington PostJune 28, 2015
20 Women Who Should Appear on the 10 Dollar BillThe American ProspectJune 26, 2015
On Gay Marriage, Will the Supreme Court Favor Equal Rights Over Gay Rights?The Huffington PostJune 23, 2015
Hypocrite of the Year: Anti-Obamacare Plaintiff David KingThe Huffington PostJune 18, 2015
Janet Yellen Should Halt Merger Until Banks Make GoodLos Angeles Daily NewsJune 17, 2015
How Progressives Should Celebrate Flag DayThe Huffington PostJune 14, 2015
Bernie’s Burlington: What Kind of Mayor was Bernie Sanders?The NationJune 2, 2015
If You Like Social Security and Minimum Wage, Thank Frances PerkinsThe Huffington PostMay 30, 2015
Can We Head Off a Long Hot Summer of Riots and Rebellion?The Huffington PostMay 26, 2015
“The Wage War’s Two Battlegrounds – The Board Room and the Ballot BoxThe Huffington PostMay 20, 2015
Remembering Guy CarawanThe NationMay 7, 2015
The Revitalization TrapShelterforceMay 7, 2015
Bernie Sanders' Presidential Bid Represents a Long Tradition of American SocialismAmerican ProspectMay 4, 2015
Philanthropy's Misguided Ideas for Fixing Ghetto Poverty: The Limits of Free Markets and Place-Based InitiativesThe Non-Profit QuarterlySpring 2015
The Washington Post Fired Lefty Columnist Harold MeyersonThe Huffington PostDecember 31, 2015
Henry Wallace: America’s Forgotten Visionary PoliticiansThe Huffington PostNovember 16, 2015
8 Key Questions for the Next Republican and Democratic DebatesThe Huffington PostNovember 3, 2015
Hedge Funds: The Ultimate Absentee LandlordAmerican ProspectNovember 2015
What Is Democratic Socialism, American Style?CNNOctober 28, 2015
Racism on CameraAmerican ProspectJuly 30, 2015
This Year's May Day Rallies Continue Tradition of Protests for Workers RightsThe Huffington PostApril 26, 2015
Union-Busting Huntington Hospital Gets Into the Voter Suppression GameThe Huffington PostApril 16, 2015
Huntington Hospital Nurses Defy Union-Busting CampaignThe Huffington PostApril 12, 2015
The 50 Greatest Baseball Books of All TimeThe Huffington PostApril 6, 2015
102 Years Ago, Alice Paul Led Another Voting Rights March that Led to Women's SuffrageThe Huffington PostMarch 2, 2015
Al Rosen Banged Homers and Battled Anti-SemitismTikkun DailyMarch 16, 2015
Former Cong. Barney Frank -- Funny, Brilliant, Gay, Liberal and Effective -- Explains It All in His New AutobiographyThe Huffington PostMarch 13, 2015
The Fire Last Time (with Donald Cohen)New RepublicMarch 12, 2015
Leftist UC Irvine Students Supported a Flag Ban. Why They're Getting Patriotism WrongTalking Points MemoMarch 11, 2015
My Brothers, Charles and David KochThe Huffington PostFebruary 6, 2015
Celebrating Writer Langston Hughes -- Black, Red and GayThe Huffington PostFebruary 2, 2015
The Sounds of Solidarity: Remembering Pete Seeger at SelmaTalking Points MemoJanuary 30, 2015
At Selma and Around the World, Pete Seeger Brought Us Closer TogetherThe Huffington PostJanuary 29, 2015
Selma's Missing RabbiTikkunJanuary 20, 2015
Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a SaintTruth-OutJanuary 19, 2015
Howe About That?The Huffington PostJanuary 19, 2015
A Modest Proposal to Improve Pasadena SchoolsPasadena Star-NewsJanuary 18, 2015
Selma's Missing RabbiThe Huffington PostJanuary 17, 2015
The Rabbi Missing from 'Selma'Jewish JournalJanuary 17, 2015
Bill Moyers' Departure from TV Leaves a Huge HoleThe Huffington PostDecember 31, 2014
Moms Urge Jeff Foxworthy and Alan Jackson: Don't Support NRA ExtremismThe Huffington PostDecember 30, 2014
Focus on the NRAThe Huffington PostDecember 28, 2014
My 50 Favorite Books of 2014The Huffington PostDecember 23, 2014
Ella Baker, Ferguson, and "Black Mothers' Sons"The Huffington PostDecember 22, 2014
Tom Hayden, 75, Is Still Rocking the BoatThe Huffington PostDecember 12, 2014
My Brief Encounter with Hillary-Basher and Scandal Monger Edward KleinThe Huffington PostDecember 11, 2014
Organizer in Chief?The Huffington PostDecember 9, 2014
Cold Anger in Restless Times: The Growing Movement for Racial and Social JusticeThe Huffington PostDecember 6, 2014
Pasadena's Tale of Two Cities (with Mark Maier) Pasadena WeeklyDecember 4, 2014
On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1 Percent: Pay Employees a Living WageThe Huffington PostNovember 27, 2014
Why Jay Leno Snubbed the Gun LobbyThe Huffington PostNovember 20, 2014
Why is Jay Leno Flacking for the Gun Lobby?The NationNovember 20, 2014
It's Clear the Tide Has Turned on Gay Marriage -- But Will SCOTUS Listen?Talking Points MemoNovember 17, 2014
Truckers Strike at L.A. Port for Workers RightThe Huffington PostNovember 13, 2014
Is It Time to Boycott Harley Barbour Over His 'Tar Babies' Remarks?Talking Points MemoNovember 12, 2014
Progressive Midterm Victories You Didn't Hear About -- And Some That Could Still HappenAmerican ProspectNovember 7, 2014
Corporate Triumphs, Progressive Victories and the Roadmap for a Democratic RevivalMoyers & CompanyNovember 5, 2014
Most Valuable Millionaire - Does Madison Bumgarner Really Need a Free $21,000 Chevy Truck?The Huffington PostOctober 31, 2014
Can Chevron Buy Richmond? Truth-OutOctober 29, 2014
Giant MemoriesThe Huffington PostOctober 27, 2014
Bobby Shriver - Chamber MadeThe Huffington PostOctober 26, 2014
The War Over Wages, City by CityThe Huffington PostOctober 6, 2014
Historians Should Honor Protesting Colorado StudentsThe Huffington PostSeptember 30, 2014
The Radical Images of Lewis Hine, Documentary PhotographerThe Huffington PostSeptember 27, 2014
Burns Overlooks Secret of FDR's Success: Power of the PeopleTruth OutSeptember 26, 2014
A Book for the People of Ferguson -- And Oppressed People EverywhereThe American ProspectSeptember 14, 2014
How George W. Bush Benefited from Affirmative ActionThe Huffington PostSeptember 13, 2014
Making Top College Less Aristocratic and More MeritocraticNew York TimesSeptember 12, 2014
On Access for Low Income Students, Which Top Colleges Walk the Walk?Huffington PostSeptember 12, 2014
Emmet Till, Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle for Racial Justice TruthoutSeptember 6, 2014
A Labor Day Documentary: 'Brothers on the Line' Tells the Story of the Reuther Brothers -- Founding Fathers of the American Middle ClassThe Huffington PostAugust 31, 2014
"I Question America" -- Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer's Famous Speech 50 Years AgoThe Huffington Post August 26, 2014
Suburban Ghettos like Ferguson are Ticking Time BombsThe Washington PostAugust 21, 2014
Can LA Communities Bank on Antonio Villaraigosa?LA Daily NewsJuly 29, 2014
America's Classist Education SystemThe Huffington PostJuly 25, 2014
Against the OddsPasadena WeeklyJuly 24, 2014
Honoring Rachel Robinson, Baseball Pioneer and Civil Rights ActivistThe Huffington PostJuly 20, 2014
The Battle Over the Minimum Wage, City by CityNew Labor ForumSummer 2014
"Homeownership Policy" in Daniel Béland, Christopher Howard, and Kimberly Morgan, eds., Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy (with Alex Schwartz)New York: Oxford University Press2014
Maria Shriver -- and Bob Shriver's -- Inconvenient TruthThe Huffington PostJuly 9, 2014
Fantasy or Forecast? A Progressive Supreme Court AgendaTalking Points MemoJuly 4, 2014
Death by AbstentionPasadena WeeklyJuly 3, 2014
Chris Holden: Which Side Are You On? Capital and MainJune 27, 2014
New York City Progressives Challenge Wall Street Over ForeclosuresTalking Points MemoJune 26, 2014
Footwear Giant Skechers Can Run But It Can't Hide from Abusive Labor PracticesThe Huffington PostJune 25, 2014
Honoring Fred Ross Sr.: With Cesar Chavez, He Formed the UFWSan Jose Mercury NewsJune 18, 2014
"The Wire: A Dystopian Fable About America's Urban Poor" in Marie-Hélène Bacqué, ed., The Wire: A Fiction in the Ghetto: Race, Class, and Gender in the Television Series (translated into French)Paris: La Découverte2014
Sasha Abramsky’s The House of Twenty Thousand BooksThe Huffington PostJune 8, 2014
Happy 80th Birthday, Bill MoyersThe Huffington PostJune 6, 2014
How Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Victory Began in New York City’s Zuccotti ParkThe American ProspectJune 5, 2014
How UC Santa Barbara Can Turn Grief Into Action: Divest From Gun ManufacturersThe NationMay 27, 2014
Underwater America: Will President Obama, Mel Watt and Wall Street Finally Do the Right Thing for Troubled Homeowners?The Huffington PostMay 21, 2014
What is Mel Watt Waiting For?The Huffington PostMay 13, 2014
What Housing Recovery?New York TimesMay 8, 2014
My Vinyl OfferPasadena WeeklyMay 7, 2014
We Are Long Overdue for a Paul Robeson RevivalLos Angeles Review of BooksMay 7, 2014
May Day -- Then and NowThe Huffington PostMay 1, 2014
The NAACP Should Have Taken Donald Sterling's Money -- But With No Strings AttachedThe Huffington PostMay 1, 2014
Why is the NAACP in Bed with Racist Donald Sterling?The Huffington PostApril 27, 2014
Why is Public Television Against Public Schools?The Huffington PostApril 11, 2014
General Motors: Another Slap on the Wrist for a Crime in the SuitesThe Huffington PostApril 9, 2014
Why is Fannie Mae Evicting the Coronel Family?The Huffington PostApril 8, 2014
Why He Was in MemphisThe Huffington PostApril 4, 2014
A Local Approach to Bigger PaychecksLos Angeles TimesMarch 30, 2014
Cesar Chavez's LegacyThe Huffington PostMarch 30, 2014
Have We Forgotten the Lessons of the Triangle Fire?The Huffington PostMarch 24, 2014
Bill Moyers: InterviewThe ProgressiveMarch 2014
Albert Einsten: A Radical Voice Sorely Missed; He'd Be 135 TodayThe Huffington PostMarch 13, 2014
If Paul Ryan is a 'Moderate', I'm the Easter BunnyThe Huffington PostMarch 10, 2014
Paul Ryan is a Charlatan, Not a Serious 'Policy Wonk'The Huffington PostMarch 6, 2014
How President Obama Can Help Rebuild the Middle ClassLos Angeles TimesJune 19, 2014
'Not Exactly Cooperstown' Celebrates Baseball's Rebels and RenegadesThe Huffington PostFebruary 13, 2014
Jay Leno Shows His Union SolidarityThe Huffington PostFebruary 7, 2014
Rosa Parks: Angry, Not Tired; She'd Be 101 TodayThe Huffington PostFebruary 4, 2014
Rush Limbaugh's Favorite Lesbian Socialist -- Author of 'America the Beautiful' -- Inspired the Super Bowl Coke AdThe Huffington PostFebruary 5, 2014
Keeping Ramon OnboardPasadena WeeklyJanuary 30, 2014
Why Costco?The Huffington PostJanuary 29, 2014
Pete Seeger Brought the World Closer TogetherThe NationJanuary 28, 2014
Meet the People Who Gave JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon a $9.5 Million RaiseTalking Points MemoJanuary 27, 2014
Ten Lessons for de Blasio from Los AngelesThe NationJanuary 20, 2014
The Real Chris Christie ScandalTalking Points MemoJanuary 15, 2014
Is America Ready for a New War on Poverty?The Huffington PostJanuary 8, 2014
Ralph Nader's HypocrisyThe Huffington PostJanuary 5, 2014
The 25 Best Progressive Victories of 2013The Huffington PostJanuary 1, 2014
Will Heartless Republicans Screw Themselves by Screwing the Jobless?The Huffington PostDecember 29, 2013
Bob Greene Ignores the Socialist Origins of the Pledge of AllegianceThe Huffington PostDecember 24, 2013
Radicals in City Hall: An American TraditionDissentDecember 19, 2013
How Max Baucus, the Next Ambassador to China, Killed Progressive Health Care ReformThe Huffington PostDecember 19, 2013
Watt Now? (Or, Can Mel Watt Fix the Housing Crisis?)The Huffington PostDecember 13, 2013
Mandela Inspired a Generation of Activists, Including ObamaThe Huffington PostDecember 10, 2013
Let's Hold Off Celebrating America's (and New York's) Declining Murder RateThe Huffington PostDecember 9, 2013
NPR's Robert Siegel Needs a Reality CheckThe Huffington Post December 5, 2013
The de Blasio Victory: Jon Kest's LegacyThe NationDecember 2, 2013
Walmart Workers Make History as America Confronts Growing InequalityThe Huffington PostNovember 26, 2013
I Don't Care Who Killed JFKThe Huffington PostNovember 22, 2013
Labor Board Sides With Workers: Walmart Can't Silence Employees Any LongerThe NationNovember 19, 2013
Buoyed by Protests, Obama Embraces $10/Hour Minimum WageTruth-OutNovember 12, 2013
Walmart Workers and Allies Protest, but Where was the L.A. Times?The Huffington PostNovember 11, 2013
Tuesday's Progressive Victories Show that the Tide is TurningThe Huffington PostNovember 6, 2013
Twenty Activists Who Are Changing AmericaThe Huffington Post November 3, 2013
My Vinyl OfferThe Huffington PostApril 21, 2014
'Champion of Labor' Sheila Kuehl's Next Challenge: LA County GovernmentThe Huffington PostMarch 3, 2014
One California City Stands Up to Wall StreetTalking Points MemoOctober 8, 2013
Missing Movements?The Huffington PostOctober 7, 2013
Activists Confront Financial Titans Larry Fink and William GrossThe Huffington PostOctober 4, 2013
Same Sex Marriage: The Supreme Court Chooses State Rights Over Equal RightsPoverty & Race, Vol. 22, No. 5September/October 2013
Dr. Seuss Goes to WashingtonLos Angeles TimesSeptember 27, 2013
'Cruz Does Not Like Obamacare' -- A Seuss-Inspired PoemThe Huffington PosSeptember 27, 2013
Let Us Now Praise Herb Gardner, Author of A Thousand ClownsThe Huffington PostSeptember 25, 2013
America's Ruling Class Hall of ShameThe Huffington PostSeptember 22, 2013
How to Defeat Chris ChristieNew Jersey Star-LedgerSeptember 18, 2013
How Will Jewish Ballplayers Handle the Yom Kippur Quandary?The Huffington PostSeptember 13, 2013
Richmond, California Defies Wall Street to Help HomeownersThe Huffington PostSeptember 11, 2013
Honoring Billie Jean King, Human Rights Pioneer, on the 40th Anniversary of the "Battle of the Sexes"The Huffington PostSeptember 9, 2013
Assad and Wal-mart: Mass MurderersTruthoutSeptember 9, 2013
Fast Food Workers' Labor Day Strike Echoes Martin Luther King's DreamTruthoutSeptember 2, 2013
Mobilizing to Hold Wall Street AccountableNew Labor ForumFall 2013
Remembering W.E.B. DuBoisThe Huffington PostSeptember 1, 2013
The Little-Known Story of 'We Shall Overcome'The Huffington PostAugust 29, 2013
Secret Weapon in Race for GovernorPhiladelphia InquirerAugust 26, 2013
50 Years After the March on Washington, What Would MLK March for Today?The Washington PostAugust 22, 2013
50 Years After the March on Washington, John Lewis is Still Marching for JusticeTruthoutAugust 20, 2013
A Warning to Mitch Daniels: My Book is Dangerous, TooThe Huffington Post (Reprinted in AAUP Blog)August 18, 2013
Was Gene Autry a Radical?The Huffington PostAugust 16, 2013
The Koch Brothers are My BrothersThe Huffington PostAugust 12, 2013
Obama Awards Bayard Rustin - the Man Behind the March - the Presidential Medal of FreedomThe Huffington Post August 9, 2013
Ed DeMarco: Kissing the Ass of the Banking ClassThe Huffington PostAugust 8, 2013
Two US Battles for Marriage EqualityOpen DemocracyAugust 5, 2013
Wall Street Lobbyists Nervous as Cities Use Eminent Domain to Protect HomeownersThe Huffington PostJuly 30, 2013
Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and Elton John Should All Get a Divorce -- From WalmartThe Huffington PostJuly 29, 2013
Finally, A Film That Celebrates Public EducationThe Washington PostJuly 21, 2013
Emmet Till's Murder Sparked a Powerful Movement; Will the Killing of Trayvon Martin Do the Same?The Huffington PostJuly 20, 2013
Confronting Bigotry in All Its Forms: When Is the Word "Jew" an Offensive Stereotype?The Jewish JournalJuly 16, 2013
Right-wing Congressman Mo Brooks Quotes Socialist Lesbian Poet to Justify His Opposition to Immigration ReformThe Huffington PostJuly 14, 2013
Sanford and Its Sons: From Jackie Robinson to Trayvon MartinThe Huffington PostJuly 14, 2013
To Rescue Local Economies, Cities Seize Underwater Mortgages Through Eminent DomainThe NationJuly 12, 2013
The Billionaires' War Against Public EducationTruthoutJuly 8, 2013
Celebrating Progressive Patriotism on the Fourth of JulyThe Huffington PostJuly 2, 2013
This Past Week's Progressive ScorecardThe Huffington PostJune 30, 2013
Obama Embraces the Divestment Movement: From Apartheid to Climate ChangeThe Huffington PostJune 29, 2013
On Same-Sex Marriage, the Supreme Court Chooses State Rights Over Equal RightsThe Huffington PostJune 27, 2013
Americans Deserve a Big Raise - Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards ActThe Huffington PostJune 25, 2013
Summer Reading About What Ails America and How To Fix ItThe Huffington PostJune 24, 2013
Hey Paul Ryan - We All Depend on Government - Even You (And Your Mom)!The Huffington PostJune 21, 2013
Twenty-Five Ideas for LA Mayor Eric GarcettiThe Huffington PostJune 5, 2013
Old Fashioned Anti-Semitism in an LA SuburbThe Huffington Post June 7, 2013
The Texas Fertilizer Explosion Cries Out for JusticeThe ProgressiveJune 2, 2013
Madeline Janis - An Extraordinary Artist for the Long HaulThe Huffington PostMay 25, 2013
How Wal-Mart Can REALLY Help Improve Our SchoolsThe Huffington PostMay 25, 2013
The New York Times Deserves a Pulitzer Prize for Reporting on Bangladesh SweatshopsThe Huffington PostMay 22, 2013
If Francis Kelsey Could Protect America from the Pharmaceutical Industry in 1962, Congress Can TodayTruthoutMay 15, 2013
A Tribute Long Overdue: Pasadena Needs a Permanent Educational Facility to Enshrine Jackie Robinson's Place in Our Local and National HistoryPasadena WeeklyApril 24, 2013
Good Timing for a Progressive ParnershipThe Huffington PostApril 23, 2013
How a Shadow Drug Industry Tries to Avoid RegulationThe Huffington PostApril 15, 2013
The Real Story of Baseball's Integration That You Won't See in 42The AtlanticApril 11, 2013
Is the Supreme Court Going to Settle for "States' Rights" on Same-Sex Marriage?TruthoutApril 6, 2013
Gay Marriage: The Tide Has Turned and There's No Going BackThe Huffington PostMarch 21, 2013
Steve Zimmer Defeats the Billionaire Boys' ClubThe Huffington PostMarch 8, 2013
Who Are the Billionaires Trying to Defeat Steve Zimmer?The Huffington PostMarch 3, 2013
Why are Walmart Billionaires Bankrolling Phony School 'Reform' in LA?The Huffington PostFebruary 28, 2013
Radical Reading: The Progressive Dr. SeussTruth-OutFebruary 28, 2013
Sunday's Oscar Show Wins Awards for Sexism, Homophobia, Anti-Semitism and RacismThe Huffington PostFebruary 25, 2013
The Grapes of RossThe Huffington PostFebruary 25, 2013
Raising the Minimum Wage is Good for Business (But the Corporate Lobby Doesn't Think So)The Huffington PostFebruary 23, 2013
The Feminine Mystique and Women's Equality -- 50 Years LaterThe Huffington PostFebruary 18, 2013
Shut Down the Merchants of DeathThe NationFebruary 7, 2013
Rosa Parks: Angry, Not TiredThe Huffington Post February 3, 2013
Henry Wallace: America's Forgotten VisionaryTruthoutFebruary 3, 2013
Massacres and Movements: Challenging the Gun Industrial ComplexNew Labor ForumSpring 2013
Wayne LaPierre Does Not Speak for Most Gun Owners or NRA MembersThe Huffington PostJanuary 31, 2013
Obama Asks America to Learn the Radical Lessons of Seneca Falls, Selma and StonewallThe Huffington PostJanuary 21, 2013
Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a SaintThe Huffington PostJanuary 20, 2013
Mainstream Media Downplays NRA's Close Ties to Gun IndustryThe Huffington PostJanuary 13, 2013
The 25 Best Progressive Victories in 2012TruthoutJanuary 7, 2013
Eleanor - The Radical RooseveltTruthoutJanuary 1, 2013
"Building a Movement for Fair Lending, Foreclosure Relief, and Financial Reform," in Chester Hartman and Gregory Squires, eds., From Foreclosure to Fair Lending Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable CreditOakland, CA: New Village Press2013
Town Versus Gown in Los Angeles: The Battle Over USC's Master PlanNew Labor ForumJanuary 1, 2013
New York Times' Xmas Present to Corporate Lobby Group Fix-the Debt: A Puff PieceThe Huffington PostDecember 28, 2012
The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Has the Blood of Connecticut Students on His HandsJewish JournalDecember 16, 2012
The Media Should Bury NRA's Wayne LaPierre on the Business Pages Where He BelongsThe Huffington PostDecember 22, 2012
Marvin Miller: Led Baseball Players to Free AgencyJewish Daily ForwardDecember 4, 2012
Changing the SystemThe NationDecember 3, 2012
Fifty Young Progressive Activists Who Are Changing AmericaThe Huffington PostDecember 2, 2012
The Wit, Wisdom, and Compassion of Mitt RomneyThe Huffington PostNovember 16, 2012
Tuesday’s Real Winners and LosersThe Huffington PostNovember 7, 2012
LA’s Measure J Will Create Jobs and Clean the EnvironmentThe Huffington PostNovember 3, 2012
The Battle for the Republican Soul: Who Is Drinking the Tea Party?Contemporary SociologyNovember 2012
Pre-existing Evictions – Community Activists Try to Stop Banks From Foreclosing on Cancer VictimsThe Huffington PostOctober 29, 2012
Wheelchair-Bound Homeowner With Breast Cancer Pledges to Fight Bank EvictionThe Huffington PostOctober 22, 2012
Paul Wellstone’s LegacyIn These TimesOctober 12, 2012
Why I’m Boycotting Schwarzenegger’s New BookThe Huffington PostOctober 5, 2012
The All-Time All-Star Jewish Baseball TeamThe Huffington PostOctober 5, 2012
Barry Commoner, Pioneering Environmental Scientist and Activist, Dies at 95The NationOctober 1, 2012
Putting Names to the 1%TruthoutSeptember 26, 2012
Mitt Romney’s Favorite SocialistsThe Huffington PostSeptember 21, 2012
Alta Gracia: Showing the World What is PossibleFair World ProjectFall 2012
More Than 47% of Americans "Depend" on Government, Mr. RomneyThe Huffington PostSeptember 19, 2012
Want a Hero? Look to Pete SeegerNew York Daily NewsSeptember 14, 2012
"We Take Care of Our Own" vs. "You're On Your Own"Huffington PostSeptember 7, 2012
There Once Was a Union-MadeSan Francisco ChronicleSeptember 3, 2012
There Once Was a Union-MadeHuffington PostSeptember 3, 2012
Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day? – An Interview with Peter DreierHistory News NetworkSeptember 3, 2012
Look for the Union Label for Your Labor Day BBQHuffington PostAugust 31, 2012
California’s Harvest of Shame: 2012Huffington PostAugust 23, 2012
"A Totally Moral Man": The Life of Nonviolent Organizer Rev. James LawsonTruth-outAugust 15, 2012
Bill O’Reilly’s Right-Wing Buffoonery: A CatalogHuffington PostAugust 13, 2012
My Five Minutes With Bill O’ReillyHuffington PostAugust 9, 2012
Pete Seeger – In His Own Words – Graces the Colbert ReportHuffington PostAugust 7, 2012
Mitt’s Mansions, the Foreclosure Crisis, and the ElectionThe Huffington PostAugust 5, 2012
Diversity in the 1%: Does it Make a Difference?The Huffington PostAugust 2, 2012
Lessons from the Right’s Attacks on ACORN and Planned ParenthoodNew Labor ForumFall 2012
Social Movements: How People Make HistoryMobilizing IdeasAugust 2012
Today’s Social Justice HeroesThe NationJuly 30 & August 6, 2012
Is Barack Obama a Radical Socialist, a Pro-Business Sell-Out, Both, or Neither?The Huffington PostJuly 29, 2012
64 Years Later, Dead Undocumented Immigrants Are Still Nameless in the New York TimesThe Huffington PostJuly 25, 2012
Yes, Blame the NRA for the Movie Theater Shootings in ColoradoTruthoutJuly 25, 2012
Saul Alinsky Elementary School? How We Honor America’s Radicals and ReformersThe Huffington PostJuly 24, 2012
The 15 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Photo Slide ShowThe Huffington PostJuly 23, 2012
Well Organized People Can Beat Well-Funded InterestsDaily NewsJuly 20, 2012
Re-examining the Jewish Contributions to Progressive ReformJewish Telegraphic AgencyJuly 15, 2012
America Celebrates Woody Guthrie at 100Huffington PostJuly 12, 2012
The Radical Dissent of Helen KellerYES Magazine July 12, 2012July 12, 2012
Progressives Should Take Back the FlagThe Huffington PostJuly 4, 2012
Why Did Roberts Side With Obama on Health Care?The Huffington PostJune 27, 2012
Albert Einstein: Radical Citizen and ScientistTruthoutJune 25, 2012
Billie Jean King and the Remarkable Success of Title IXThe Huffington PostJune 24, 2012
Wal-mart’s Honest GraftDissentJune 21, 2012
Today’s Environmental Activists Stand on David Brower’s ShouldersThe Huffington PostJune 20, 2012
40 Years After Watergate, "Enemies Lists" Are Alive and WellThe Huffington PostJune 13, 2012
The Right Wing Resurrects Saul AlinskyThe Huffington PostJune 12, 2012
Scott Walker Spent 88% of the Money to Get 53% of the VoteAlterNetJune 5, 2012
Stephen Colbert Awed By Congressman John LewisThe Huffington PostJune 5, 2012
Riots, Protest, and Organizing: Lessons from the 20th Anniversary of the LA RiotThe Huffington PostJune 3, 2012
Howard Kurtz’s Newsweek Slam at Obama Distorts Political RealityThe Huffington PostJune 3, 2012
The Right-Wing World Resurrects Saul AlinskyJewish CurrentsSummer 2012
Rules for Radicals – And Conservatives: The Right-Wing World Resurrects Saul AlinskyJewish CurrentsSummer 2012
The Man Behind the March: Remembering Bayard RustinCommonwealJune 1, 2012
Activists Visit Geithner’s Home to Ask ‘Which Side Are You On?The Huffington PostMay 20, 2012
Rosa Parks and Mother Teresa: Justice vs. CharityThe Huffington PostMay 14, 2012
Obama’s and America’s Remarkable Evolution on Gay RightsThe Huffington PostMay 11, 2012
Are There Any Responsible Republicans Out There?The Huffington PostMay 11, 2012
Victor Berger One of the Greatest AmericansThe Huffington PostMay 6, 2012
Happy Birthday, Pete SeegerThe Huffington PostMay 3, 2012
Activists Breathe New Life into May DayThe NationApril 27, 2012
Woody Guthrie’s Los AngelesThe Huffington PostApril 10, 2012
Poverty in America 50 Years After Michael Harrington's The Other AmericaThe Huffington PostMarch 25, 2012
Can Rush Keep It Up?Consortium NewsMarch 6, 2012
Rustbelt RadicalsNew Labor ForumSpring 2012
No Sweat With Alta Gracia ApparelUtne ReaderMarch/April 2012
How Rachel Carson and Michael Harrington Changed the WorldContextsSpring 2012
C. Wright Mills Would Have Loved Occupy Wall StreetTruth-outMarch 1, 2012
Will The Help's Oscar Revive Interest in The Long Walk Home?The Huffington PostFebrurary 27, 2012
Ex-Marine Fights Freddie Mac to Save His HomeThe Huffington PostJanuary 31, 2012
Is Capitalism on Trial?Dissent MagazineJanuary 27, 2012
"The Wire: Bush-Era Fable About America's Urban Poor?" in Liam Kennedy and Stephen Shapiro, eds., The Wire: Race, Class, and GenreThe University of Michigan Press2012
Occupying the GOPThe Huffington PostJanuary 18, 2012
The Greatest – Muhammad Ali – Turns 70The Huffington PostJanuary 17, 2012
Gingrich Distorts Food Stamp FactsThe Huffington PostJanuary 6, 2012
Florence Kelley: Pioneer of Labor ReformNew Labor Forum, Vol. 21, No. 1Winter 2012
Traitors to Their ClassNew Labor Forum, Vol. 21, No. 1Winter 2012
Conservativism, Compassion, and Cruelty: A Response to David BrooksThe Huffington PostJanuary 1, 2012
Grover Norquist's Real Game: Shifting Power and Wealth to the 1 PercentAlternetDecember 20, 2011
Traitors to Their Class (with Chuck Collins)Boston GlobeDecember 20, 2011
Who Will Ask Gingrich About His Congressional Pork-Barreling at the Next GOP Debate?The Huffington PostDecember 14, 2011
Jobless and Hopeless in AmericaThe Los Angeles TimesDecember 7, 2011
Occupy Our Homes: The Next Stage of the Occupy MovementThe Huffington PostDecember 6, 2011
The GOP’s Attacks on Margaret Sanger and Planned ParenthoodDissentDecember 1, 2011
GOP and Chamber of Commerce's War Over the Bulletin BoardThe Huffington PostNovember 22, 2011
Another Factory is PossibleThe NationNovember 7, 2011
Occupy!: A Visual HistoryThe Huffington PostNovember 2, 2011
Occupy Wall Street: Changing the TopicThe Huffington PostNovember 1, 2011
Occupying Wall Street, Building a MovementThe NationOctober 24, 2011
Occupy Wall Street and the Tea PartyThe Huffington PostOctober 21, 2011
The Help Ignores History of Activism Among Deep South's Domestic WorkersTruthoutOctober 20, 2011
Will Occupy Wall Street Be Co-opted?The Huffington PostOctober 11, 2011
Victory! Transforming Occupy Wall Street From a Moment to a MovementThe Huffington PostOctober 7, 2011
California Homeowners Mount a Growing Protest Movement Against ForeclosuresThe Huffington PostSeptember 28, 2011
Protests? Yes. Riots? No.The Huffington PostSeptember 20, 2011
Steve Mnuchin, Meet Rose GudielThe Huffington PostOctober 3, 2011
Will Obama Cave Again To Business Pressure?The Huffington PostSeptember 6, 2011
Moving in the Labor LAANENew Labor Forum, Vol. 20, No. 3Fall 2011
Dr. Seuss' Progressive PoliticsTikkunFall 2011
Why Was Obama Missing-in-Action in Wisconsin?The Huffington PostAugust 11, 2011
Republican Rift: Big Business vs. Tea PartyThe Huffington PostAugust 9, 2011
It’s Miller Time: Marvin Miller Should Be in the Hall of FameLos Angeles TimesJuly 20, 2011
Prospects for Progressive Politics: A July 4th Interview With Activist Jeff BlumThe Huffington PostJuly 5, 2011
Want to Help Homeowners? Replace the Mansion Subsidy and Require Banks to Act ResponsiblyThe Huffington PostJuly 1, 2011
Mayors to Obama: Bring War Dollars HomeThe Huffington PostJune 21, 2011
The Political Bob DylanDissentMay 24, 2011
Fukuyama's Wisdom on Rent Control and Unions is Anything But ConventionalShelterforce OnlineMay 10, 2011
How Do Wrong Economic Ideas Become Conventional Wisdom?The Huffington PostMay 9, 2011
Banks Should Pay for ForeclosuresLos Angeles Daily NewsMay 1, 2011
La Follette’s Wisconsin IdeaDissentApril 11, 2011
Little Old Liar From PasadenaTruthoutApril 8, 2011
Lessons Learned from the Triangle Waist Factory Fire (with Donald Cohen)Jewish JournalMarch 15, 2011
The Fire Last TimeThe New RepublicMarch 12, 2011
Is Glenn Beck Sinking?The Huffington PostFebruary 8, 2011
Reagan's Real LegacyThe NationFebruary 4, 2011
The News Media, The Conservative Echo Chamber, and the Battle over ACORN: How Two Academics Fought in the Framing WarsHumanity & SocietyFeburary 2011
Glenn Beck’s Attacks on Frances Fox Piven Trigger Death ThreatsThe Huffington PostJanuary 23, 2011
Time to Get PaidUtne ReaderJanuary/February 2011
Pasadena's Tale of Two CitiesPasadena WeeklyDecember 30, 2010
Los Angeles Homeowners Take to the Streets to Protest Foreclosure AbusesThe Huffington PostDecember 13, 2010
Will Higher Taxes on the Rich Kill Jobs?The Huffington PostDecember 1, 2010
Review of John Atlas, "Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN"Truth OutNovember 19, 2010
Poverty Living at Luxury PricesThe Pasadena WeeklyNovember 4, 2010
GOP-Tea Party Rift Is a MythThe Huffington PostNovember 3, 2010
Guest View: A Boutique Hotel and Pasadena's StimulusSan Gabriel Valley TribuneOctober 5, 2010
Six Months After Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster, Republicans Still Obstructing ProgressThe Huffington PostOctober 5, 2010
Health Care Reform - Six Months LaterTalkingPointsMemoSeptember 23, 2010
The Fifty Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth CenturyThe NationSeptember 16, 2010
What Kind of Capitalism?The Huffington PostSeptember 5, 2010
The Path to a High-Wage SocietyThe American ProspectSeptember 3, 2010
Happy Birthday, Social Security: Lessons for TodayLos Angeles TimesAugust 14, 2010
Lessons from FDR: When the Right Cries Wolf, Bite BackThe Huffington PostAugust 14, 2010
Ignore the Fear-Mongering on Social SecurityThe Los Angeles TimesAugust 14, 2010
Gay Marriage: The Tide is Turning And There's No Going BackThe Huffington PostAugust 6, 2010
How ACORN Was Framed: Political Controversy and Media Agenda-SettingPerspectives on PoliticsFall 2010
Baseball JusticeThe Huffington PostJuly 24, 2010
Why Does Anyone Take Andrew Breitbart Seriously?The Huffington PostJuly 23, 2010
Screwing the Jobless: Are Republicans Heartless or Just Playing Hardball Politics?The Huffington PostJuly 20, 2010
Nurses Make a House CallThe Huffington PostJuly 15, 2010
The Battle over School Funding: The View from Pasadena CaliforniaJournal of Politics and Policy, Vol 2, Issue 12010
ACORN's Kick-Ass Activism - New Book Reveals the Whole StoryTalking Points MemoJune 16, 2010
Does Public Housing Have a Future?Talking Points MemoJune 8, 2010
In Pasadena, a Vote of Confidence for Public SchoolsThe Huffington PostMay 13, 2010
Lessons from the Health-Care WarsAmerican ProspectMay 2010
Wall Street Greed vs. Human Need: Some Basic FactsThe Huffington PostApril 29, 2010
The Battle for Bank Reform on Wall Street and K StreetTalking Points MemoApril 26, 2010
Showdown on Wall Street and K StreetThe Huffington PostApril 23, 2010
The Soda Tax WarsThe Huffington PostApril 20, 2010
The ACORN Conspiracy, ContinuedThe American ProspectMarch 23, 2010
Why ACORN Fell: The Times, Lies, and VideotapeThe Huffington PostMarch 23, 2010
The Right's Conspiracy Theory Attack on Frances Fox PivenThe Huffington PostMarch 23, 2010
California in CrisisThe American ProspectMarch 2010
The Greed Olympics: Banks and Insurers Battle for the GoldThe Huffington PostFebruary 15, 2010
ACORN is Back in the News, but the News Still Gets it WrongThe Huffington PostJanuary 27, 2010
A Poor Fit for Los AngelesLos Angeles Business JournalJanuary 25, 2010
Did He Ever Return?: The Forgotten Story of Charlie and the M.T.A.American Music, Vol 28, Issue 1Spring 2010
Pass the Health Care Bill - Then Improve ItThe Huffington PostDecember 24, 2009
Joe Lieberman: Senator from AetnaTalkingPointsMemoDecember 17, 2009
The Acorn Scandal Offers Key Lessons to All CharitiesThe Chronicle of PhilanthropyDecember 10, 2009
Obama's Biggest MistakeThe Huffington PostDecember 10, 2009
ACORN "Not Guilty"TalkingPointsMemoDecember 8, 2009
Waffling Democrats' Healthcare HypocrisyThe NationDecember 1, 2009
Remembering Bess Lomax HawesThe Huffington PostNovember 30, 2009
Have the Media 'Falsely Framed' ACORN?Editor and PublisherNovember 24, 2009
The Tide Is Turning on Healthcare ReformThe NationOctober 23, 2009
The War on ACORNThe Los Angeles TimesOctober 22, 2009
Humana: Profits Over PeopleThe Huffington PostOctober 20, 2009
Who Should Pay for Health Insurance Reform?The Huffington PostOctober 16, 2009
Health Insurance Industry Exposes Its Insatiable GreedThe Huffington PostOctober 12, 2009
Meet UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley: Rich, Powerful, Not Yet FamousThe Huffington PostOctober 6, 2009
Demonstrations at CEO Mansions? Ho HumColumbia Journalism ReviewOctober 5, 2009
Good Jobs, Healthy CitiesThe American ProspectOctober 2009
Community Organizing, ACORN, and Progressive Politics in AmericaVanderbilt University PressOctober 1, 2009
First They Came For ACORNThe Huffington PostSeptember 26, 2009
Cigna CEO Hanway: Obstacle to Health Insurance ReformThe Huffington PostSeptember 24, 2009
Citizens Confront WellPoint: Poster Child for Health Insurance ReformThe Huffington PostSeptember 22, 2009
"Go Out And Make Me Do It"The Huffington PostSeptember 10, 2009
What If Rush Limbaugh's House Was on Fire?TalkingPointsMemoSeptember 2, 2009
The Wire: HBO's Bush-Era Fable about America's Urban Poor?City & Community, Vol. 8, No. 3September 2009
We Have the Hope. Now Where's the Audacity?The Washington PostAugust 30, 2009
Waiting for Obama to Grab the Liberal TorchThe Salt Lake TribuneAugust 28, 2009
Turn Up the Heat on the Insurance IndustryThe Huffington PostAugust 23, 2009
Protest and Progress in PasadenaHuffington PostAugust 21, 2009
Is Max Baucus the New Phil Gramm?TalkingPointsMemoAugust 15, 2009
Health Care and Hate in AlhambraThe Huffington PostAugust 14, 2009
Divorce -- Union StyleThe NationAugust 12, 2009
We Need More Protest to Make Reform PossibleThe NationAugust 6, 2009
Welcoming Labor to HospitalityLos Angeles Business JournalAugust 3, 2009
GOP Liars on Health Care CostsHuffington PostJuly 21, 2009
Labor Pains at UCLAThe Huffington PostJuly 17, 2009
What is a Reasonable Compromise on Health Care Reform?TalkingPointsMemoJuly 8, 2009
Progressives Take Back the FlagThe Huffington PostJuly 3, 2009
Human Rights Activists Protest NBA-Linked SweatshopsThe Huffngton PostJune 14, 2009
Judging Mr. MayorJewish JournalJune 10, 2009
LA Magazine's Failure: Irresponsible JournalismThe Huffington PostMay 23, 2009
Credit Card Sharks Crying WolfTalkingPointsMemoMay 20, 2009
Beware: Big Business is Targeting Moderate Dems with Campaign Dollars and Crying Wolf ArgumentsTalkingPointsMemoMay 12, 2009
Crying Wolf Again: Big Business Gearing Up for a Fight Against Obama's Environmental ProgramThe Huffington PostMay 11, 2009
Pete Seeger at 90: Nobel Prize Would Be a Fitting Final TributeRabbleMay 5, 2009
The Employee Free Act Choice: Economic Consequences and Political ImplicationsUC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and EducationMay 2009
Crying Wolf -- The Same Old SongTalkingPointsMemoApril 29, 2009
Seek Social Change Through Activist JobsThe Occidental WeeklyApril 15, 2009
A New Wave of Community Organizers for the Obama EraTalkingPointsMemoApril 11, 2009
This Economy is a Real KillerThe Huffington PostMarch 10, 2009
Organizing in the Obama Era: A Progressive Moment or a New Progressive Era?The JohnMarshall Law ReviewSpring 2009
Why Advocates for Economic and Racial Justice Need The Employee Free Choice ActPoverty & Race, Vol.18, No.2March/April 2009
A Chicago, La Lutte Syndicale a PayéLe Monde DiplomatiqueMarch 2009
Chicago Union Struggle Pays OffLe Monde DiplomatiqueMarch 2009
Stiglitz is Correct: Don't Bow to the DowTalkingPointsMemoFebruary 26, 2009
Obama: Responsible Capitalism vs. Crony CapitalismTalkingPointsMemoFebruary 25, 2009
Will Charlie Ever Get Off That Train?The Huffington PostFebruary 15, 2009
Arnold, GOP Legislators Get an "F" in EducationThe Huffington PostFebruary 9, 2009
Peter Seeger Deserves a Nobel Peace PrizeThe Huffington PostJanuary 19, 2009
The Chicago Sit-in: Has Obama's Election Spurred a New Mood of Union Activism?DissentDecember 17, 2008
Obama Embraces Chicago Factory Sit-In: Symbol of New Wave of ActivismThe Huffington PostDecember 9, 2008
Why We Need EFCAThe American ProspectDecember 2, 2008
Why Liberals Need Labor: The Upcoming Battle over Labor Law ReformThe Huffington PostDecember 2, 2008
Shifting Gears: Transforming Obama's Campaign into a Movement for ChangeThe Huffington PostNovember 6, 2008
Truck the GAP: Jeff the Trucker is a Better Symbol of America's WorkersThe Huffington PostOctober 31, 2008
Measuring UpPasadena WeeklyOctober 30, 2008
Obama Would Bring Out the Best in Us: Who Could Lead at Home?ForwardOctober 23, 2008
The GOP's Blame-ACORN GameThe NationOctober 22, 2008
The Kingston Trio and the Red ScareThe NationOctober 14, 2008
Keeping Hope - And Housing - Alive in LAThe Huffington PostOctober 3, 2008
How To Fix The Mortgage Mess 101The Huffington PostSeptember 30, 2008
McCain No Friend to VetsThe Huffington PostSeptember 28, 2008
Community Organizers: Thank You, Sarah PalinThe Huffington PostSeptember 26, 2008
The Bush Bail-Out -- We Have Been Here BeforeThe Huffington PostSeptember 23, 2008
GOP: Lose Your Home, Lose Your VoteThe NationSeptember 22, 2008
GOP Attacks on Community Organizing Provoke Media BacklashEditor and PublisherSeptember 18, 2008
Obama's Youth MovementThe NationSeptember 15, 2008
From Organizer to Elected OfficialThe NationSeptember 8, 2008
GOP Mocks Public ServiceThe NationSeptember 5, 2008
Foreclosing on the Free MarketNew Labor Forum, Vol. 17, No. 3Fall 2008
On Labor Day, A Call To Restore U.S. Workers' Rights To OrganizeThe Huffington PostAugust 31, 2008
John McCain Lives In Subsidized HousingThe Huffington PostAugust 24, 2008
Jerome Corsi's "NonFiction Bestseller" Is NeitherHuffington PostAugust 20, 2008
Hall of Fame Shut-Out: Baseball's Biggest ScandalThe NationJuly 23, 2008
Memphis Murder Mystery? No, Just Mistaken IdentityShelterforceJuly 22, 2008
ACORN Under The MicroscopeThe Huffington PostJuly 14, 2008
Will Obama Inspire a New Generation of Organizers?DissentJuly 1, 2008
What is a Housing "Crisis"?National Housing InstituteJune 26, 2008
Candidates Must No Longer Ignore America's Metro AreasHuffington PostJune 12, 2008
Hillary's Checkers SpeechThe Huffington PostJune 4, 2008
Was “The Wire” Too Cynical?DissentSummer 2008
Terminator Budget Cuts Spur Protests Across CaliforniaThe Huffington PostMay 15, 2008
Edwards Poverty Campaign Met With Media BlackoutThe Huffington PostMay 15, 2008
McCain Still Failing To Close With GOP VotersThe Huffington PostMay 13, 2008
Democrats Challenge GOP on Mortgage MessThe Huffington PostMay 12, 2008
Will Foreclosures Translate into Votes?RooflinesMay 12, 2008
Top Clinton Aide Uses former Right-Wing Foes to Attack ObamaHuffington PostMay 1, 2008
Sidney Blumenthal Uses Former Right-Wing Foes To Attack ObamaThe Huffington PostMay 1, 2008
Labor's Self-Inflicted Wounds Threaten Progressive MovementThe Huffington PostApril 17, 2008
HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson's Resignation -- A Window Into Bush Administration's Corruption, Indifference, and IncompetenceThe Huffington PostApril 2, 2008
Banned in Red Scare BostonDissent MagazineSpring 2008
Is The Wire Too Cynical? (with John Atlas)Dissent MagazineMarch 25, 2008
The Mortgage Mess and the Economic Meltdown: What McCain (and the rest of us) Should Learn from the Keating ScandalThe Huffington PostMarch 25, 2008
Does Obama Really Have a Race Problem?The American ProspectMarch 20, 2008
The History of HopeThe NationFebruary 19, 2008
If McCain's A Moderate, I'm The Easter BunnyThe Huffington PostFebruary 10, 2008
The Year of the OrganizerThe American ProspectFebruary 1, 2008
White Voters Deserve More CreditThe Huffington PostJanuary 28, 2008
To Bring Change, Political Insiders and Outsiders Need Each OtherThe Huffington PostJanuary 17, 2008
Hillary Clinton Should Be The Next Ted KennedyThe Huffington PostJanuary 10, 2008
Bush's Class WarfareThe Huffington PostDecember 21, 2007
The Conservative Origins of the Sub-Prime Mortgage CrisisThe American ProspectDecember 18, 2007
NPR Debate Moderators All Wet on Sweatshop LaborThe Huffington PostDecember 7, 2007
Paying for SuccessPasadena WeeklyDecember 6, 2007
The Bus Stops HerePasadena Star-NewsNovember 28, 2007
Tesco Faces Tests in L.A. AmbitionsDaily NewsNovember 26, 2007
Tesco Should Sign L.A.'s Community Benefits AgreementThe Los Angeles Business JournalNovember 12, 2007
GOP Dirty Tricks Campaign Seeks to Divide California's Electoral VotesThe Huffington PostNovember 4, 2007
Can Pasadena Become a City of JusticeJewish JournalOctober 19, 2007
Progressive Jews OrganizeThe NationOctober 1, 2007
Progressive Jews Organize.. On the RadioThe Laura Flanders ShowOctober 1, 2007
Housing the Working PoorPoor ShelterforceFall 2007
John Edwards - Organizer-in-ChiefThe Huffington PostSeptember 27, 2007
Ralph Nader's WarThe Huffington PostSeptember 23, 2007
Separate and UnequalPasadena WeeklySeptember 13, 2007
How Unions' Strength is Lessening in U.S.The Philadelphia InquirerSeptember 3, 2007
Labor Day Report Card: A Mixed Bag for American WorkersThe Huffington PostSeptember 3, 2007
The Media Rediscover PovertyTomPaine.ComJuly 26, 2007
The Union Gets It BaggedLos Angeles Daily NewsJuly 26, 2007
Riot and Reunion: Forty Years LaterThe NationJuly 17, 2007
The U.S. in Comparative Perspective: Measures of Social and Economic Well-BeingContexts, Vol. 6, No. 3Summer 2007
Policies Should Be Changed to Help the Poor Get RicherThe Los Angeles Business JournalMay 28, 2007
L.A. Renters Strike BackThe Los Angeles TimesMay 27, 2007
New Life on LeasingThe Los Angeles TimesMay 27, 2007
How the Employee Free Choice Act Would Help CollegesThe Chronicle of Higher EducationMay 11, 2007
Labor Law Reform Not Just For UnionsTomPaine.comMay 10, 2007
The United States in Comparative PerspectiveContextsSummer 2007
Great Myths of L.A. HousingThe Los Angeles TimesApril 13, 2007
Magic Housing SolutionsThe Los Angeles TimesApril 12, 2007
Is Rent Control Out of Control?The Los Angeles TimesApril 11, 2007
Regulating Our Way to ProsperityThe Los Angeles TimesApril 10, 2007
L.A.'s Housing CrisisThe Los Angeles TimesApril 9, 2007
Organizing for What? Progressive Politics and Movement Building in AmericaCommunity Organizing and Political Change in the CityApril 2007
Mine Deaths Follow Weak RegulationsNational Catholic ReporterFebruary 16, 2007
John Edwards' War on PovertyTikkunJanuary 30, 2007
The New War on PovertyGuardianJanuary 29, 2007
Why He Was in MemphisThe American ProspectJanuary 15, 2007
Livable Los AngelesThe American ProspectJanuary 7, 2007
Not Just for the GentryThe American ProspectJanuary 7, 2007
The Missing Katrina StoryTikkunJanuary/February 2007
A New Superintendent and PUSD’s FuturePasadena Star-NewsDecember 30, 2006
Jim Baker's WarThe American ProspectDecember 12, 2006
L.A. Voters Sent Signal on Urgency of Providing More Affordable HousingThe Los Angeles Business JournalNovember 27, 2006
Growing the Minimum WageTomPaine.ComNovember 27, 2006
Waging VictoryThe American ProspectNovember 12, 2006
Jane Jacobs' LegacyCity & CommunitySeptember 2006
Now Republicans Control the Courts, TooAlterNetJuly 13, 2006
Act First, Ask LaterTomPaine.comJuly 11, 2006
Haste Won't Advance the PUSD CausePasadena Star-NewsJune 24, 2006
Why Mine Deaths Are UpThe NationJune 12, 2006
The Sweatshop Stops HereAlterNetJune 12, 2006
Campus Breakthrough on Sweatshop LaborThe NationJune 1, 2006
Why Mine Deaths Are UpThe NationMay 25, 2006
Where’d My Apartment Go?Los Angeles TimesMay 21, 2006
The Condo that Ate my RentalLos Angeles TimesMay 21, 2006
Movement Mayor: Can Antonio Villaraigosa Change Los Angeles?Dissent MagazineSummer 2006
John Edwards and the Politics of PovertyCommonDreamsApril 15, 2006
Gap Widening Between Income and CostsPasadena Star-NewsMarch 18, 2006
Katrina and Power in AmericaUrban Affairs ReviewMarch 2006
Cities Should Invest in Local SchoolsPasadena Star-NewsFebruary 11, 2006
Falling Down on the Job on Labor CoverageThe Los Angeles TimesJanuary 15, 2006
Frank Wilkinson's LegacyCommonDreamsJanuary 7, 2006
Los Angeles and the Progressive TraditionDemocratic LeftWinter 2006
"Federal Housing Subsidies: Who Benefits and Why?" in Rachel Bratt, Michael Stone, and Chester Hartman, eds., A Right to Housing: Foundation for a New Social AgendaPhiladelphia: Temple University Press2006
Rosa Parks: Angry, Not TiredDissentWinter 2006
ACORN And Progressive Politics in AmericaACORN: Past, Present and Prospects ConferenceDecember 6-7, 2005
Students Confront SweatshopsThe NationNovember 9, 2005
Will President Bush Reform the Mansion Subsidy?ShelterforceNovember/December 2005
The Mansion SubsidyTomPaine.comOctober 18, 2005
Bush Helps Disaster ProfiteersAlterNetSeptember 17, 2005
Katrina in PerspectiveDissent MagazineSeptember 15, 2005
Bush Supports Disaster ProfiteersAlterNetSeptember 14, 2005
Builders Clucking Like Chicken LittleThe Los Angeles TimesJuly 3, 2005
Lynching LessonsCommonDreamsJune 17, 2005
Living Wage Study Exposes Empty Threats By BusinessVentura StarJune 16, 2005
Can a City Be Progressive?The NationJune 15, 2005
LA Forces Are Present in the Garden State (with John Atlas)Herald NewsJune 12, 2005
Florida Gets It RightCommonwealJune 3, 2005
Villaraigosa's Challenge: Governing Los Angeles in the Bush and Schwarzenegger EraCommonDreamsMay 28, 2005
Miguel Contreras: Labor WarriorAlterNetMay 13, 2005
Labor WarriorAlterNetMay 13, 2005
Hahn’s Failed Promise on L.A. HousingLos Angeles TimesMay 6, 2005
Goodbye, Shawn GreenThe Jewish JournalJanuary 21, 2005
How the Media Compound Urban ProblemsJournal of Urban Affairs2005
A Moral Minimum WageThe NationDecember 6, 2004
Sowing SeedsThe American ProspectOctober 29, 2004
Union Makes Its BedThe NationOctober 25, 2004
Thank You, Shawn GreenForwardOctober 8, 2004
Poverty in the SuburbsThe NationSeptember 2, 2004
Why Bush Won; What To Do Next: Analysis of the 2004 ElectionDissentFall 2004
Athletes Deserve to be Heard on Significant Political IssuesThe Detroit Free PressAugust 2, 2004
Give Us Back Our Damn FlagThe LA WeeklyJuly 2-8, 2004
SweatX Closes Up ShopThe NationJuly 1, 2004
Urban Suffering Grew Under ReaganNewsdayJune 10, 2004
Where Are the Jocks for Justice?The NationJune 10, 2004
The Walmartization of AmericaCal Poly PomonaMay 6, 2004
Reagan's Legacy: Homelessness in AmericaShelterforceMay/June 2004
Lessons from the Picket LineThe LA Times, AlternetMarch 3, 2004
A 'Local' Walkout Can't WorkThe Los Angeles TimesMarch 3, 2004
Trying TimesThe American ProspectJanuary 20, 2004
Patriotism and ProgressivismPeace StudiesDecember 2003
Why Require Only Poor to Do Community ServiceUSA TodayOctober 6, 2003
The Watershed StrikeThe NationOctober 23, 2003
Recall ReduxAlterNetOctober 14, 2003
Foot FaultThe American ProspectSeptember 23, 2003
Is Baseball Ready for a Gay Jackie RobinsonIn These TimesAugust 15, 2003
The Future of Community ReinvestmentAPA Journal, Vol. 69, No. 4August 2003
A Liberal Push in LA City HallThe Los Angeles TimesJune 22, 2003
ACORN: Enraging the RightShelterforce OnlineMay / June 2003
The Last PageDissentSpring 2003
The Urban Crisis: A Decade Since the LA RiotsThe National Civic Review, Vol. 92, No. 1Spring 2003
Lobbying for PeaceThe NationFebruary 10, 2003
Presidential LegacyThe American ProspectJanuary 27, 2003
"Protest, Progress, and the Politics of Community Reinvestment," in Gregory Squires, ed., Organizing Access to Capital: Advocacy and the Democratization of Financial InstitutionsPhiladelphia: Temple University Press2003
The Rich Have Reason to RejoiceThe NationDecember 23, 2002
Wage WarIn These TimesDecember 4, 2002
Economic Inequality and Public Policy: The Power of PlaceCity & CommunityDecember 2002
The Spoiled Brats of SummerThe Los Angeles TimesAugust 4, 2002
New Life in Old SymbolsThe Los Angeles TimesJuly 4, 2002
Help, Don't Hinder, HomeownersThe Los Angeles TimesJune 10, 2002
Patriotism's Secret HistoryThe NationMay 16, 2002
Housing: An LA StoryThe NationApril 15, 2002
Social Justice Philanthropy: Can We Get More Bang for the Buck?Social Policy2002
The Truth About Federal Housing SubsidiesOccidental CollegeFall 2001
How Will You Spend the 21st Century?ASA FootnotesJuly/August 2001
Jackie Robinson's Legacy: Baseball, Race, and PoliticsM.E. Sharpe May 1, 2001
Preaching and PoliticsThe Boston ReviewApril / May 2001
Shelter the Wealthy, Lock Out the Rest?The Los Angeles TimesMarch 26, 2001
A Multiracial and Multilingual Progressivism Is Born in Los AngelesThe Los Angeles TimesMarch 11, 2001
Snyder Opened Doors for the HomelessNewsdayJuly 10, 1990
Homelessness and the American DreamWorld Hunger Year MagazineFall 1990/Winter 1991
California's Housing Crisis Affects Us AllThe Los Angeles TimesSeptember 25, 2000
Regions That Work: Cities & Suburbs Living in HarmonyThe Planning ReportSeptember 2000
Alternative LAThe NationAugust 21, 2000
LA's Progressive Mosaic: Beginning to Find Its VoiceThe NationAugust 10, 2000
Why America's Workers Can't Pay the RentDissentSummer 2000
Campus Activism Has ReturnedOmaha World-HeraldMay 28, 2000
Anti-Corporate Insurgency Making Itself Seen, FeltBoston Sunday GlobeMay 21, 2000
Living Wage: Big Money's Wolf in Sheep's Clothing In Santa MonicaThe Los Angeles TimesMay 10, 2000
Renewing Bonds: Why the Housing Movement and Organized Labor Need Each OtherShelter force, Vol. 22, No. 3May / June 2000
American's Can't Pay the RentAmerica@WorkFebruary 2000
Sprawl's Invisible HandThe NationFebruary 21, 2000
Labor's Love Lost: Rebuilding Unions' Involvement in Federal Housing PolicyHousing Policy Debate2000
Tenants' New Clout (with John Atlas)New York TimesOctober 27, l980
Wild PitchThe American ProspectDecember 20, 1999
Labor Makes a Stand in Los Angeles UnionsThe Los Angeles TimesOctober 8, 1999
How Do We Bridge the Housing Gap?The Los Angeles TimesSeptember 12, 1999
The Campus Anti-Sweatshop MovementThe American ProspectSeptember / October 1999
Treat Welfare Recipients Like Workers: Pay Them a WageThe Los Angeles TimesAugust 29, 1999
Looking to Sinclair for a Happy End to a Tale of Two L.A.sThe Los Angeles TimesJune 27, 1999
Low-Wage Workers Miss a Tax BreakThe Los Angeles TimesJanuary 24, 1999
There's No Racial Justice Without Economic JusticeSocial PolicyWinter 1998
From Liberty Hill to the Living Wage: A Brief History of Progressive Los AngelesLA WeeklyOctober 2, 1998
The Stirrings of a New Progressive Movement Can Be HeardThe Los Angeles TimesSeptember 27, 1998
Reconnecting Campus and CommunityThe Los Angeles TimesAugust 14, 1998
Business Would Have Its WayThe Los Angeles TimesMay 28, 1998
Educators Need to Join Labor's Fight Against Paycheck Protection LawsThe Chronicle of Higher EducationMay 22, 1998
Philanthropy and the Housing Crisis: Dilemmas of Private Charity and Public Policy in the United StatesState University of New York Press1998
Union Destruction ActCommonwealMay 8, 1998
The Myth of Student ApathyThe NationApril 13, 1998
Sierra Club Wrestles With the Nativism in EnvironmentalismThe Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 1998
A Brief Trimuph for Progressive Housing PolicyShelterforceJanuary/February 1998
A Ten-Point PlanPoverty & Race, Vol. 6, No. 6November/December 1997
Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal EraContemporary Sociology, Vol. 26, No. 6November 1997
The New Politics of HousingThe Journal of the American Planning AssociationWinter 1997
Saints, Sinners, and Affirmative ActionThe Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. 46, No. 9October 24, 1997
Don't Make This Doctor a SymbolWashington PostSeptember 26, 1997
The Landlords Stage a Rent StrikeThe NationJune 23, 1997
Let the Rich Work for Their Housing AidNewsdayMay 27, 1997
Remembering Jackie RobinsonTikkunMarch / April 1997
For Unions, Class Is In AgainThe Los Angeles TimesFebruary 17, 1997
Philanthropy and the Housing Crisis: The Dilemmas of Private Charity and Public PolicyHousing Policy Debate1997
Courting Racial JusticeTikkunJanuary / February 1997
Labor's Growing Pains (with Kelly Candaele)Commonweal, Vol. CXXIII, No. 22December 20, 1996
Canadian BeaconThe NationDecember 16, 1996
It's Business as Usual for Some Living-Wage OpponentsThe Los Angeles TimesDecember 8, 1996
Moving from the 'Hood: The Mixed Success of Integrating SuburbsThe American ProspectWinter 1996
Democrats Should Lead on Labor ReformThe Los Angeles TimesOctober 11, 1996
Memorializing Baseball's Trailblazer: The Impact of Jackie RobinsonPasadena Star-NewsOctober 6, 1996
Blatter fur Deutsche und Internationale PolitikKommentare und BerichteOctober 1996
Clinton Deserves a New DealThe Los Angeles TimesAugust 30, 1996
The Struggle for Our CitiesSocial PolicySummer 1996
A Partisan War on Public HousingNewsdayJune 4, 1996
Bob Dole on 'Socialism'CommonwealJune 1, 1996
America's Urban CrisisUniversity of North Carolina Press1996
Baseball Players Must Act Like a Labor UnionLos Angeles Times, Sunday OpinionMay 19, 1996
Community Empowerment Strategies: The Limits and Potential of Community Organizing in Urban NeighborhoodsCityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and ResearchMay 1996
Prisoners of Misleading FactsDissentSpring 1996
Fed Must Make Wells Fargo a Good Corporate Citizen of L.A.The Los Angeles TimesFebruary 18, 1996
Perspectives on Martin Luther King Jr.: Today He'd Champion a Wider Cause: Social JusticeLos Angeles TimesJanuary 15, 1996
US Housing Policy at the Crossroads: Rebuilding the Housing ConstituencyThe Journal of Urban Affairs, Vol. 18, No. 41997
"Urban Politics and Progressive Housing Policy in Boston," in Dennis Keating, Norm Krumholz, and Phil Star, eds., Revitalizing Urban NeighborhoodsUniversity of Kansas Press1996
What Farrakhan Left Out: Labor Solidarity or Racial SeparatismCommonweal, Vol. CXXIIDecember 15, 1995
Redlining, Not Red TapeThe New York TimesNovember 25, 1995
Organizing the New Tenants MovementShelterforceNovember / December 1995
Boston's West End 35 Years After the BulldozerPlanningAugust 1995
You Can Bank On It: Without the Community Reinvestment Act, Boston's Neighborhoods Would SufferBoston Sunday GlobeJuly 23, 1995
Making the Case for CitiesChallengeJuly 1995
Mansions on the Hill: How Congress Can Reform America's "Mansion Subsidy"In These TimesJune 26, 1995
Housing Policy's Moment of TruthThe American ProspectJune 23, 1995
The Redlining MenaceIn These TimesMay 15, 1995
Putting Cities on the National AgendaThe Urban Affairs ReviewMay 1995
Home Deductions Enrich the RichSacramento BeeMarch 27, 1995
In These Greedy Times, Remember Jackie RobinsonThe Los Angeles TimesMarch 22, 1995
A Political Allegory of Failed American Populist MovementCleveland Plain DealerMarch 5, 1995
Back to the Future: Learning Lessons for the 90s from the Voices of the 60sOccidental MagazineSpring 1995
What Went Wrong: The Defeat of California's Single-Payer Health Reform InitiativeSocial PolicySpring 1995
Give the Middle Class a BreakLos Angeles TimesJanuary 20, 1995
Progressive Politics and the Motor Voter LawThird ForceDecember 31, 1994
How Talk Radio Helped the GOP's ResurgenceChicago TribuneDecember 21, 1994
Detouring the Motor Voter LawThe NationOctober 31, 1994
A Federal Agency Prolongs Oakland BlightSan Francisco ExaminerSeptember 22, 1994
Together We Can Turn Oakland AroundOakland TribuneSeptember 22, 1994
Pitchers and Pickets: Baseball's Labor Day LessonsBoston Sunday GlobeSeptember 4, 1994
Public Housing: What Went Wrong? (with John Atlas)Shelterforce, No. 74September/October 1994
Seismic Stimulus: The California Quake's Creative DestructionThe American ProspectJune 23, 1994
Rent Control Myths and Landlord Money HousingThe Los Angeles TimesJune 17, 1994
Reforming the Mansion SubsidyThe NationMay 2, 1994
Start Your Engines: The Housing Movement and the Motor Voter LawShelterforce Online, Issue #75May/June 1994
If They're Registered, Most Will VoteThe Los Angeles TimesApril 20, 1994
South Central Debate: Is Good Housing Critical?Los Angeles TimesMarch 16, 1994
"Social Housing: American Promise, Canadian Reality," in John Davis, ed., The Affordable CityPhiladelphia: Temple University Press1994
Man-made Disasters' Double Punch: Perspective on the LA EarthquakeThe Los Angeles TimesJanuary 21, 1994
Perspective on the Resolution Trust Corporation: Its Mission Isn't Holding AuctionLos Angeles TimesDecember 3, 1993
Ray Flynn's Legacy: American Cities and the Progressive AgendaThe National Civic ReviewFall 1993
America's Urban Crisis: Symptoms, Causes, SolutionsNorth Carolina Law Review, Vol. 71. No. 5June 1993
The Role of Nonprofit Housing in Canada and the United StatesHousing Policy Debate, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 43-801993
From Projects to Communities: How to Redeem Public HousingThe Journal of HousingJanuary / February 1993
Kinder, Gentler CanadaThe American ProspectJanuary 1, 1993
Pentagon's Effect on Cities Has Been DevastatingDallas Morning NewsJuly 12, 1992
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Biggest Looter of U.S. Cities - The PentagonHouston ChronicleJune 23, 1992
Cities Under SiegeTikkun, Vol. 7, No. 3May / June 1992
How to Expand Homeownership for More AmericansChallengeMarch / April 1992
Cut the Homeowner's DeductionPhiladelphia InquirerJanuary 18, 1992
Redlining Cities: How Banks Color Community DevelopmentChallengeNovember / December 1991
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Scapegoating Rent Control: Masking the Causes of HomelessnessThe Journal of the American Planning AssociationSpring 1991
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Downtown Development and Urban Reform: The Politics of Boston's Linkage PolicyThe Urban Affairs QuarterlyMarch 1, 1991
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Nobody Home: The Housing Crisis Meets the 1990sTikkun, Vol. 5, No. 5September/October, 1990
Affordable Housing: Lessons from CanadaThe American Prospect, Vol. 1, No. 1Spring 1990
Deductio Ad AbsurdumThe Washington MonthlyFebruary 1, 1990
Grassroots Strategies for the Housing Crisis: A National Agenda for the 1990sSocial Policy, Vol. 19, No. 3Winter 1989
Census Count No Help to Homeless (with Richard Appelbaum)Chicago TribuneAugust 8, l989
Local Success Stories: Non-Profit Housing- Will HUD's Kemp Sign On?The CommonwealthApril 7, 1989
The Phony Case Against Rent ControlThe ProgressiveApril 1989
Look for the Union LabelThe ProgressiveApril 1989
Approach to Rent Control is Key to Kemp's IntentionsIn These TimesMarch 1, 1989
A Long View Forward for the American LeftIn These TimesNovember 2, 1988
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The Vault Comes Out of the DarknessBoston Business JournalOctober l0, l983
Progressive Politics in l984 (with John Atlas)The Nation July 23, l983
Mobile Home Tenants Win Rent ControlShelterforce, Vol. 7, No. 4February l983
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