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Queer Eye: Vigilantes in the Tower?

By Dan Waterhouse Down in Fresno’s Tower District, the words hipster and Tower rat are becoming synonymous with scumbag. And a vigilante movement to eject “undesirables” from the neighborhood is [...] Continue Reading

Dollars and Cents Sense

By Ruth Gadebusch How did we become a society of dollars for one segment and mere cents for the larger? When did we turn our priorities topsy-turvy? Making it worse, the dollars are going to the [...] Continue Reading

Cristobal, el terroriista

By Leonard Adame My grandfather Trinidad and his family came to the United States in 1928 or so. He wanted nothing to do with the Mexican Revolution. So he packed up his two cars used as taxis in [...] Continue Reading

The Culture of College

By Julius Chatton Another enjoyable summer vacation has come to an end, and college students nationwide are now beginning to settle into the new fall semester. Fresno and Central Valley students [...] Continue Reading

Don’t Let the Nays Win

By Ruth Gadebusch With so much concentration on the nation’s debt lately it is easy to simply accept the status quo. It is easy to cancel all projects that extend into the future and Heaven forbid [...] Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

NLRB Judge Overturns Kaiser Election, Calls for New Vote Kaiser workers’ right to a fair election was vindicated by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In a 34-page ruling, Judge Lana Parke [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

A Progressive Analysis of the Local Budget Right-wing forces in city and county government are attempting to balance the budget on the backs of poor and working people. They want to do this by [...] Continue Reading