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Op/ed: What’s ‘right’ and what’s ‘left’ in national political scene

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: What’s ‘right’ and what’s ‘left’ in national political scene

Bloomberg View’s Cass Sunstein reports on research showing that “partyism” is now an even deeper social division in American society than racism. Political commentator Jonathan Chait thinks that’s just fine: He wouldn’t want his child to marry a Republican.

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Editorial: Tuition hike won’t end calls for reform at UC

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Tuition hike won’t end calls for reform at UC

A not-so-stealthy issue in the debate over the University of California’s proposed tuition hikes is the growing economic gap between the system’s 10 campuses and the communities they serve.

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Dubroff: Isla Vista study takes a first crack at changing community culture

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Isla Vista study takes a first crack at changing community culture

Nearly six months after the tragic killings that left seven people dead in Isla Vista, UC Santa Barbara has taken the initial, tentative steps toward re-examining how to better integrate the off-campus community into the rest of the South Coast.

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Op/ed: It’s time to throw the book at currency bid riggers

By   /  Friday, November 14th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: It’s time to throw the book at currency bid riggers

Fining institutions makes great headlines, but those billion-dollar penalties punish shareholders, not the wrongdoers, and won’t change the culture of banking.

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Editorial: Our winners and losers from a landmark vote

By   /  Friday, November 14th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Our winners and losers from a landmark vote

Since, as somebody once said, elections have consequences, we’ll spend the next few paragraphs trying to identify some of the obvious and not-so-obvious winners and losers.

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Dubroff: Global upheaval may signal rebound for tri-county defense firms

By   /  Friday, November 14th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Global upheaval may signal rebound for tri-county defense firms

Over the decades, it’s been hard for the Tri-Counties to escape the boom-bust cycles of military spending. Fasten your seat belts.

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Op/ed: The net-net of neutrality debate is that innovation may be a loser

By   /  Friday, November 14th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: The net-net of neutrality debate is that innovation may be a loser

One of the most comical features of the net-neutrality debate is that both sides say the other is trying to stifle innovation. Both are probably wrong.

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