New Year, New Hope
The new year is here with us, and as usual, most people renew their hopes and illusions that things will be better—either at their personal level and/or at a societal [...] Continue Reading
Breathers citywide are eager to learn who will take home a coveted golden inhaler—The Smoggie—at this year’s inaugural awards event for Fresno’s worst votes and quotes on air pollution and climate [...] Continue Reading
By Kendra Jackson, Morghan Vélez Young and Andrew Winn
Many of us already know that there are two legal systems just as classical novels have articulated about the economic and political [...] Continue Reading
Is Violence Becoming Our Way of Life?
Five people were killed and at least 48 more were injured when an SUV plowed into a Christmas parade on Nov 21 in Waukesha, Wisc. This is the last—for [...] Continue Reading
I have always been an avid believer in SIY, or the “Start it Yourself” mentality. This, I believe, derives from my unbounded passion to incite change, namely, on those issues that plague our [...] Continue Reading
By Morghan Vélez Young
(Editor’s note: “Exploring Punishment” is a new series about the U.S. fixation with punishment that will journey beyond explorations of jails and [...] Continue Reading
In the Struggle: Scholars and the Fight against Industrial Agribusiness in California by Daniel J. O’Connell and Scott J. Peters. New Village Press, New York, Paperback, $24.95.
In late 1975, I [...] Continue Reading
The Labor Rights Caravan reached the small town of Huron on June 26. Volunteers set up pavilions in the parking lot of a Mexican bakery, the Panadería de Dios. In the 100-degree heat, they met a [...] Continue Reading