Gould: A Women’s Economic Agenda for the 45th US President

October 26, 2016

“Progress on closing the gap between men’s and women’s wages in the US economy has been glacially slow in recent decades—and gender wage parity has become a top priority for those committed to ensuring the economic security of American women,” writes Elise Gould for The Economic Policy Institute. […]

MPEG Breaks the Ice on Diversity

October 21, 2016

On a Sunday morning in mid-September the Dede Allen Seminar Room at the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s Los Angeles offices was the setting for Break the Ice, the first roundtable discussion meeting open to the Guild membership, organized by the Guild’s Diversity Committee. […]

Durkay: Hollywood Has a ‘Labor Problem’

September 29, 2016

“From discussions of equal pay to #OscarsSoWhite, the past year has brought Hollywood sexism and racism into mainstream consciousness,” writes Laura Durkay in Jacobin. “The ACLU is currently investigating Hollywood studios for gender discrimination in hiring, and a number of high-profile […]

When the South Rose Again

January 1, 2015

One century ago, on February 8, 1915, David Wark Griffith’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’ premiered under its original title, The Clansman, at Clune’s Auditorium in Los Angeles. […]

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