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The Real Martin Luther King

Our society has whitewashed the civil rights leader’s life and deeds. On Monday, we should remember his dream of beloved community and his commitment to activism.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  01-15-2014  |  Commentary

Let Them Eat Cakenew

The shocking role of the San Francisco Chronicle and the Bay Area News Group in the BART dispute.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  10-29-2013  |  Media

Barbara Lee Gets Itnew

But why isn't there more anti-war activity from progressives? There should be.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  03-31-2012  |  Commentary

Apple's Dirty Moneynew

The iPhone and iPad maker pockets billions in profits while exploiting workers. And like the rest of the One Percent, it won't take responsibility for its actions.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  03-08-2012  |  Business & Labor

Real Change is Complicated and Messynew

Progressives who criticize Occupy must offer real alternatives.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  02-15-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Big Business Wants to Hide Political Contributionsnew

CalPERS is right to stand up to the One Percent.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  02-09-2012  |  Politics

The Air Jordan Frenzynew

Who is really at fault for the overwhelming corporate messaging in our society?
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  01-06-2012  |  Culture

Three Important Lessons of the Occupy Movementnew

The youth movement is back, the elite have damaged democracy, and always carry a camera.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  12-02-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Two Winners in the Barry Bonds Trialnew

The jury system and our freedoms prevail.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  04-25-2011  |  Commentary

A Commitment to Principlesnew

Even those uncomfortable with Mormon institutions should appreciate BYU's suspension of star basketball player Brandon Davies.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  03-10-2011  |  Sports

Can California's Community Colleges Weather the Economic Storm?new

While those in the system figure out how to weather this year's cuts, they anticipate fearsome funding cuts in next year's budget and beyond. But money for community colleges should be structured in much the same way that unemployment insurance is supposed to work, so that it is there when it is needed most -- like it is today.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  09-23-2009  |  Education

'Localist Movements in a Global Economy' Explores Localism's Meaning, Potential and Challengesnew

David Hess has marshaled the intellectual arguments for localism using history, present success stories, and economic arguments. It is precisely in answering questions from friends and enemies that Hess' book is important.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  09-09-2009  |  Nonfiction

Economic Sociology is the Fastest-Growing Field in Sociologynew

Like out-of-control Godzillas, financial markets have become monsters that eat everything. Why do they do this, and how can they be controlled? Sociologists want to know.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  08-26-2009  |  Economy

The Fuzziness of Human Rightsnew

On the anniversary of its legal birth, the concept is losing its interpretive luster.
East Bay Express  |  Jay Youngdahl  |  03-04-2009  |  Commentary

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