Measure J equals gentrification, racism, and pollution with public funds

By Sunyoung Yang and Eric Mann Published on 10/30/12 in the Daily News Los Angeles MEASURE J is the latest version of gentrification, racism, and environmental pollution packaged as urban progress. It is Mayor Villaraigosa's swan song for L.A. as he moves...

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No On Measure J with Sunyoung Yang, Barbara Lott-Holland and Damien Goodmon

Today we devote the hour to a critically important Ballot Measure that has not received as much attention as many of the other measures and propositions. I'm talking about Measure J. Measure J proposes to borrow tens of billions of dollars,...

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No On Measure J is Kicking Into Gear

The No on Measure J campaign is kicking into gear, with phone-banking launching this week and the field operation growing every day. Volunteers are needed to make phone calls, hand out flyers, distribute lawn signs and more. Those interested in volunteering...

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The Fight for the Soul of Los Angeles

In Los Angeles this November 6, on the same ballot as the presidential election, is a racist, gentrifying, sales tax initiated by the Los Angeles MTA and the Move LA Coalition—Measure J. This ½ cent sales tax is an...

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