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Breastfeeding on Sesame Street?

Breastfeeding on Sesame Street?

When it first aired, Sesame Street’s educational approach appealed to parents and children alike. One of the subjects it educated children on was breastfeeding. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Lalo Alcaraz on being “pocho”

Lalo Alcaraz on being “pocho”

What does it mean to be Mexican-American? For some, it means you’re a “pocho” – neither “Mexican” nor “American” enough. Chicano artist, satirist and cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz has been poking fun at these ideas for decades… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Bratton and Tumin on how collaborating across boundaries changes the game

Bratton and Tumin on how collaborating across boundaries changes the game

In "Collaborate or Perish!," William Bratton and Zachary Tumin offer up their own professional experiences by way of demonstrating how teamwork is not only central to success, it’s imperative. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Watch out for that manhole! … walking distracted and paying the price

Watch out for that manhole! … walking distracted and paying the price

If your gut has been telling you not to wear headphones while you walk around town, you now have vindication. A new study in the journal ”Injury Prevention,” using statistics from accidents between pedestrians and vehicles… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Getting the green light in Hollywood

Getting the green light in Hollywood

Swing a cat in L.A., and you’ll hit someone who’s written a screenplay. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Quick on the draw: David Horsey takes on political cartooning for the Los Angeles Times

Quick on the draw: David Horsey takes on political cartooning for the Los Angeles Times

There’s a new voice in town, and it’s a colorful one, in more ways than one. The Los Angeles Times has brought former Seattle Post-Intelligencer political cartoonist David Horsey on to revive its political blog, “Top of the… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

One woman’s quest for social justice in America

One woman’s quest for social justice in America

In her new book, Connie Rice, one of America’s most prominent and successful civil rights attorneys, explores the origins and inspiration for her life’s work Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

What can we learn from gay men about being happy?

What can we learn from gay men about being happy?

Sometimes life can feel mundane, but there are those among us who somehow manage to maintain exuberance in their lives. Gay men, according to author Simon Doonan, are experts in fabulous living and he is determined to share… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Obama rejects Keystone XL oil pipeline permit

Obama rejects Keystone XL oil pipeline permit

Was it all just a pipe dream? President Obama on Wednesday rejected energy company TransCanada Corporation’s pending application for the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline across 1,700-miles, including environmentally… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Letterman stand-up booker fired for saying women aren’t funny

Letterman stand-up booker fired for saying women aren’t funny

After a decade, late-night comedian Dave Letterman’s show booker lost his job when he claimed that he hardly scheduled any female comedians because they were less "authentic." Does the industry and audience still favor men over women? Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs