Tag Archives: Los Angeles Times

Taking Stock

“Taking Stock” by Ron Unz The Los Angeles Times, Sunday, August 25th, 2002 PALO ALTO—Regulators looking at how stock options are accounted for have seen cause for concern. I see opportunity. It’s true that when actual expenses don’t appear on an … Continue reading

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Dishonest Campaign Reform is Worse Than None

Dishonest Campaign Reform is Worse Than None by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, Sunday, October 1, 2000 For the first time in living memory, California’s entire diverse galaxy of campaign finance reform groups has united behind a single ballot measure campaign. Surprisingly, this reform … Continue reading

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Bilingual Education Misrepresentation

Bilingual Education Misrepresentation by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times (Orange County, Letters), Sunday, July 30, 2000 Agustin Gurza accuses me (“Bilingual Ed: The Truth Behind Test Gains,” July 22) of using “statistical sleight of hand” in suggesting that the early Stanford 9 … Continue reading

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Politics is Up for Sale in California

Politics is Up for Sale in California by Ron Unz The flow of money to candidates and causes calls the idea of the people’s best interests into question Los Angeles Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1999 There are many areas of the … Continue reading

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Alpert-Firestone: Recipe for Chaos

Alpert-Firestone: Recipe for Chaos by Ron Unz Giving school boards total authority over methods means potential for reversal at every local election Los Angeles Times, Thursday, February 26, 1998 If a pending state Senate bill purporting to reform bilingual education becomes … Continue reading

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Bilingualism vs. Bilingual Education

Bilingualism vs. Bilingual Education, by Ron Unz A system that ensures failure is kept alive by the flow of federal dollars. A 1998 initiative would bring change Los Angeles Times, Sunday, October 19, 1997 As each new microchip and fiber-optic cable … Continue reading

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Big Brother, Meet Big Sister

Big Brother, Meet Big Sister, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, June 12, 1995 Timothy McVeigh, alleged perpetrator of the Oklahoma City bombing, is said to have believed that, while he was in the Army, the government implanted a microchip tracking … Continue reading

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Immigration Mockery

Immigration Mockery, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, May 21, 1995 The revelation that Gov. Pete Wilson, leading scourge of the undocumented, had himself employed an illegal immigrant housekeeper will certainly deepen our political cynicism. Wilson joins the sorry band of … Continue reading

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CCRI vs. Prop. 187

CCRI vs. Prop. 187, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, March 12, 1995 California, the leader in national trends, is approaching another crossroads: We can confront the challenges of our ethnic diversity either through the means symbolized by last November’s Proposition … Continue reading

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Against Prop. 187

Against Prop. 187, by Ron Unz Los Angeles Times, October 3, 1994 In 1942, during a period of sharp wartime hysteria, Californians blackened our state’s good name by overwhelmingly endorsing the imprisonment of all Japanese Americans, most of them native-born U.S. … Continue reading

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Brown Betrays Her Ignorance of Economics

Brown Betrays Her Ignorance of Economics, by Ron Unz Her ill-conceived plan to boost business is grounded in politics and geared to ‘correctness’ Los Angeles Times, July 28, 1994 Sometimes a single phrase can summarize an entire political philosophy. Early in … Continue reading

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