USC Price student-led forum focuses on issues of identity, resistance

“In order for us to be inclusive, we need to really highlight that representation matters and include as many people, organizations, thought processes and concerns that people may have,” said Malaika Merid, a second-year Master of Public Policy Student at USC Price who was one of the event organizers. “This is a gathering space of real diverse thought, and I think that the best way for us to move forward with that is to keep creating ways to find more diversity of thought to be included within the forum.”

California Attorney General Foes Spar in AP Interviews

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on the fundraising advantage current California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has over his opponent. University of Southern California political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe said Jones has an uphill battle given what likely will be Becerra’s growing lead…

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Trump resistance buoyed by Senate health care vote

The San Jose Mercury News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the resistance the GOP faces in repealing the Affordable Care Act. Those who complain mightily about the increase in costs, she said, see the issue very differently than those who received health care through the Affordable Care Act, insurance they could…