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Guest column: History lessons on campus

Los Angeles Times November 23, 2015

 The recent protests by college students across the country are mostly about racial insensitivity and charges of discrimination and mistreatment on campuses today. But there also are complaints about...

Guest column: The Arctic isn’t saved yet

Los Angeles Times October 6, 2015

It's tempting to think of the latest oil-drilling news as a victory: Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced that it was ending its barely begun operations in the Arctic seas off Alaska because its first exploration...

Guest column: China’s climate change

Los Angeles Times October 4, 2015

Think of the irony in this: if the push that finally makes the United States a world leader in combating climate change comes from ... China.Of course, Chinese President Xi Jinping would first have to...

Guest Column: Putting a lid on methane from cattle

Los Angeles Times January 14, 2015

The $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill signed by President Barack Obama contains many giveaways to Wall Street, casinos and the coal industry.But the ones that might do the most severe damage long-term...

Guest column: Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live

Los Angeles Times November 30, 2014

Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within...

A step forward on countering global warming

Los Angeles Times November 20, 2014

Global warming talks in Paris next year have a better chance of reaching a productive conclusion now that the two biggest economies in the world, which also happen to be the two biggest climate polluters,...

Guest Column: From the FDA, a mixed bag of food labels

Los Angeles Times March 2, 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug administration broke new ground in consumer protection when it required, more than 20 years ago, the now-familiar nutrition labels on virtually every bit of packaged food. Now, the...

Guest Column: The 50-year war on smoking

Los Angeles Times January 13, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Friday, Jan. 10:The 1964 U.S. Surgeon General's report on smoking — the first official acknowledgment by the federal government that smoking...

Guest column: Can your wife let the cops in?

Los Angeles Times November 19, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Friday, Nov. 15:Seven years ago, the Supreme Court rightly ruled that police couldn’t conduct a warrantless search of a home shared by two...

Guest Column: Revive immigration reform: The House should stop stalling and get to work

Los Angeles Times October 28, 2013

With the government shutdown finally concluded, the threat of a strike on Syria on the back burner and no serious chance that the U.S. will default on its debts for at least the next 3 1/2 months, perhaps...

Guest column: Neither tech advocates nor copyright holders are happy with the rules for the use of works online

Los Angeles Times September 28, 2013

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, Sept. 26:What do you get when you replace the original dialogue from classic Peanuts comic strips with lyrics from songs by the beloved...

Guest Column: Keeping the Net neutral

Los Angeles Times September 8, 2013

— The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, Sept. 5:The battle over federal “net neutrality” rules resumes Monday when a federal appeals court takes up the challenge...

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