Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Too Far Left for Hollywood?

The Hollywood Reporter quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about House of Representatives nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) visit to Los Angeles. “Eric [Garcetti] is the establishment,” says Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a senior fellow at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. “It’s so…

How much does it cost to rent in LA?

Curbed LA cited comments by Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on factors that may have contributed to declining rental costs in Los Angeles. In May, Richard Green, director of the Lusk Center for Real Estate at USC, told Curbed that rent growth in LA may have slowed in response to new housing construction and the…

White People Calling The Police On Black People Is Not New

National Public Radio highlighted commentary by Jody Armour of the USC Gould School in a story on the problems of people calling the police unnecessarily in racially charged situations. “You have an alarming tendency of white people starting to use 911 as their kind of customer service line when they have any friction with a black person,” said Armour. NPR posted the transcript of the radio story as a separate article here.