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How to Offer Free College in California

College Graduates

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Estuardo Mazariegos graduated this spring from Cal State Dominquez Hills, but with $18,000 in debt after a dozen years struggling to juggle work and paying for college.

Pardons Aren’t Policy



Before all the North Korea news hit, the last few weeks seemed to show another surprising turnaround for President Trump: some sympathy for criminal justice reform.

Trump’s Giving Diplomacy a Chance. His Critics Should, Too.



Some critics have knocked President Trump for making “too many concessions” to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the historic Singapore Summit — the first-ever meeting between a U.S. president and North Korean leader.

Dear White People: How Trump’s Racism Affects Foreign Policy



In 2012, Roseanne Barr ran for president.

The actress/comedian received the nomination of California’s feminist-socialist Peace and Freedom Party. She chose Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war activist, as her running mate.