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  • California Legislature considers ethics reform bills

    SACRAMENTO — Trying to counter ethics scandals in which lawmakers stand accused of voter fraud, bribery, money laundering and other misdeeds, Democratic leaders Thursday proposed sweeping changes to state political laws aimed at restoring public...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
  • Ben Carson commits 'values malpractice' [Letter]

    Ben Carson commits 'values malpractice' [Letter]
    If neurosurgeon Ben Carson practiced medicine the way he practices politics, the "M.D." after his name would stand for "Malpractice Defendant." Every physician takes the Hippocratic Oath to "do no harm." To oppose universal health care for Americans...
  • ‘Divergent’ director Neil Burger: Tris Prior’s tale is a hero myth

     
    Tris Prior may be arriving on the big screen after Katniss Everdeen of “The Hunger Games,” Clary Fray of “The […]...
  • Finding ways to make every day Earth Day

    Finding ways to make every day Earth Day
    I wash 1-quart plastic bags to reuse them. And every time, I wonder if I'm doing the right thing. Am I saving plastic? Wasting water? Just being cheap? Such questions can take up a lot of brain space these days and create anxiety in surplus as we...
  • ‘Divergent’: Ansel Elgort talks Caleb, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

     
    “Divergent” is expected to be a blockbuster when it opens in theaters Friday, but for fans of the bestselling young […]...
  • In Theory: Is morality tied to belief in God?

    A recent poll conducted Pew Research Center revealed that many people worldwide, particularly those who live in poorer countries, are of the opinion that one must believe in God to be a moral person. According to the Pew report that was issued in late...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Robert B. Reich: The new tribalism and the decline of the nation-state

    We are witnessing a reversion to tribalism around the world, away from nation-states. The same pattern can be seen even in America -- especially in American politics. Before the rise of the nation-state between the 18th and 20th centuries, the world...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
  • The values the new sheriff must have, and promote

    The values the new sheriff must have, and promote
    Each Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy is supposed to carry a card at all times that sets forth the department's core values, embodied in a single sentence pledging respect, integrity, wisdom and "the courage to stand against racism, sexism, anti-...