Monthly Archives: December 1999

English Beats Bilingual in California

Today’s San Jose Mercury News contained a excellent banner headline entitled “English-only test scores up.” The article in question showed that an extensive analysis of the test scores of individual immigrant students by the newspaper had revealed that those attending … Continue reading

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Prop. 227 in Los Angeles

For those of you skeptical of whether legal changes through initiative ever have actual impact, the following article from today’s Los Angeles Times is quite heartening.

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Uncommon Knowledge Television – A Level Playing Field

“A Level Playing Field – Campaign Finance Reform” with Bruce Cain, Jerry Lubenow, and Ron Unz Uncommon Knowledge/Hoover Institution, December 9, 1999 In 2000, the amount of money spent in political campaigns in the United States may reach three billion dollars. Is … Continue reading

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Prop. 227 Resistance in LA

Here’s a scathing attack against the bureaucratic and legal resistance to Prop. 227 implementation in Los Angeles, delivered by Jill Stewart, one of California’s most forthright and fearless political columnists. In interests of full disclosure, I’m also including her column … Continue reading

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