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What I Saw from the Midst of the Looting in Santa Monica

One writer offers his personal account of being on the ground as vandalism and looting spread though Santa Monica on Sunday
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Opinion: Why the Wealthy Should Want a Bernie Presidency

Producer Gavin Polone is rich. Here’s why he’s feeling the Bern

The Day Cancel Culture Was Canceled

A journalist's tweet on the day Kobe died—and the fallout that followed—signaled that the era of blanket cancelation is over
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In Praise of Adam Driver Face, the Face We Need Right Now

ADF is everywhere you look—and that's a good thing
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L.A. City Council Wants Justice for the Dodgers—but They’re Out of Their League

Local politicians' move to snatch World Series titles is a swing and a miss
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Why the Mayor’s Presidential Pick Is So Very Garcetti

Backing Biden may not be the sexiest choice, but it could be the most pragmatic
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As Vape-Related Deaths Rise, No One’s Talking About Fixing What’s at the Heart of the Problem

According to advocates at Breathe Life Healing Center, America can't stave off the health crisis without curing nicotine addiction
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The Pharma Companies and Execs Who Fueled the Opioid Crisis Should Face the Same Fate as El Chapo

Addiction recovery advocate Ryan Hampton argues for taking a hard line with America's other kingpins
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People Opposed to the New LACMA Plan Never Stood a Chance

A critic's take on the County Board of Supervisors' unanimous approval of a controversial museum redesign