Tag: Raphael Bostic

June 27, 2016

The Nine is Jeffrey Toobin’s reveals the lives of post-WWII Supreme Court Justices. He explores the notion of ideology and politics within the role of the judicial branch. We’ve chosen this 2007 title as a general look at the Supreme Court in order to discuss rule of law, personal politics, and the judicial branch more broadly.

June 23, 2016

by Raphael Bostic When people talk about home, usually they have in mind the place where they cook their food, store their belongings, relax and recover from the day’s activities, bathe,…

June 9, 2016
May 27, 2016

Michael Storper, co-author of our latest book club pick, The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies said recently in an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times: “To succeed in the new economy … Southern California has to face its mistakes over the last 30 years.” The claim is that the Bay Area has been “better” at doing business than we have in SoCal.

May 26, 2016
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April 25, 2016

Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Water Knife looks at our use and manipulation of water and water rights in the US and brings us to an ultimate conclusion.

April 19, 2016
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April 13, 2016

According to the 2016 USC Casden Multifamily Forecast, rents are expected to jump from 2015 levels by $149 in Orange County by 2018.  Raphael Bostic explains why.

April 13, 2016
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April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Laist, a Los Angeles webpage, amplified rent is too damn high.  This hip site included quotes Raphael Bostic made at the USC Casden Multifamily Forecast.

April 12, 2016
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April 6, 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Graduate students from the various programs are seeking panelists to explain how they use their work experience to solve real-world challenges. This panel will focus on…

April 5, 2016
March 28, 2016

Evicted is written by Harvard sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Matthew Desmond. It is being hailed as a “landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America.”

March 24, 2016
March 23, 2016

Wednesday, March 23 at 8:30am to 12:00pm When you think about civics … what comes to mind?Voting? Checks and balances? Locally, civics is so much more than that! Usually, the…

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