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How the Charter School Lobby Is Changing the Democratic Party

Rex Features via AP Images Eli Broad at the Broad Museum civic dedication ceremony in Los Angeles, September 18, 2015.  This story originally appeared at The Los Angeles Times. A t a time when Democrats and their party are, by virtually...Show More Summary


By Doug Martin, Author of Hoosier School Heist Two of the biggest threats to public education in America are Eli Broad and Walmart’s Alice Walton, and they are both giving big to Hillary’s Victory Fund for her presidential race. Over...Show More Summary

The Broad acquires 29 new works, keeping an eye on local artists

6 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Eli Broad has been a busy man this year overseeing his Broad museum, which is approaching its one-year-anniversary in September — but not too busy to buy new art. The Broad has added 29 new works to its permanent collection, it announced on Friday, all acquired since the museum’s opening. A third...

Sports Museum of LA opens to the public

Gary Cypres' shrine to sports history (mostly baseball) is right up there with Eli Broad's Grand Avenue temple of art as proof of one man's passion.

Los Angeles Education: The Corporate Black Box

Last year the wrinkled Putin-esque remains of Eli Broad announced a charter privatization plan for Los Angles that was unacceptable. Now the phony organization created to front the plan has announced another version of that unacceptable...Show More Summary

Roundup: Pop artist Marisol dies, museums show mostly men, parsing the Pershing Square redesign proposals

8 months agoArts : Culture Monster

A key pop artist passes away. Museums lean towards the dudes when it comes to granting solo shows. And proposals for the redo of Pershing Square are down to a final four. Plus: Where Eli Broad does his shopping, Zaha Hadid's first posthumous commission and the real-life crime that inspired Ana...

Art Dealer Trying To Make L.A. 'Happen' Also Ripped Off Eli Broad, Michael Ovitz

A hotshot New York art dealer who came west to cash in on L.A.'s nascent art boom also scammed quite a few notable Angelenos, including Eli Broad and Michael Ovitz. [ more › ]

Required Reading

10 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, Eli Broad and LA charter schools, Calatrava's new Manhattan boondoggle, selfie politics, Umberto Eco and Donald Trump, and more.

Eli Broad's Plan to Take Over Half of LAUSD: Silver Bullet or Poison Pill?

Eli Broad's $490 million plan is being touted as the silver bullet to save education in Los Angeles Unified Schools (LAUSD). His plan would create 260 new charter schools, enrolling about 130,000 students, nearly half of LAUSD by the year 2023. Show More Summary

Ellsworth Kelly: 'Flexible perfectionist' remembered by Eli Broad and museums around the world

More than a decade ago, the abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly was invited by Eli Broad to install some of his creations at the Los Angeles billionaire's foundation in Santa Monica. Broad recalled that Kelly spent two days overseeing every aspect of the installation down to the smallest detail --...

10 Cheap and Free Things to Do This Week

From Christmas through New Year's Eve, there's lots of stuff to do for five bucks or less. Eli Broad's got nothin' on Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski. Their love of rabbits and each other led them to open the Bunny Museum in 1998, and this year you can celebrate their...

20 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week

From Christmas Day through New Year's Eve, there's no shortage of fun stuff to do and see, from Christmas feasts to Kwanzaa concerts. fri 12/25 Eli Broad's got nothin' on Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski. Their love of rabbits and each other led them to open the Bunny Museum in...

Will the Real Hillary Clinton Please Stand Up?

Hillary Clinton with Eli Broad at the pre-ball dinner hosted by Eli Broadat the Inauguration Ball of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009. by Ken Derstine December 23, 2015 Hillary Clinton has caused a major scramble by her supporters after she spoke at a small high school outside Des Moines, Iowa. Show More Summary

Watch Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. Ramon Cortines talk with Times columnist Steve Lopez

Outgoing Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Ramon C. Cortines joined Steve Lopez for a conversation at the Los Angeles Times on Dec. 9. Cortines touched on the district’s iPad crisis, Eli Broad’s charter school plan and what the next superintendent will be up against, among other topics....

Quotes: Wealthy Donors Try To Read Clinton Tea Leaves

I think when push gets to shove, she’ll be more like Bill Clinton and perhaps [Obama Education Secretary] Arne Duncan than we think right now. - Eli Broad in WSJ (Clinton Views on Charter Schools, Teacher Evaluations Upset Some Democrats)

Cortines criticizes Broad, calls on warring factions to work together for L.A. students

In his first public criticism of a massive charter-school expansion plan, outgoing Los Angeles schools chief Ramon C. Cortines on Wednesday referred to philanthropist Eli Broad, who spearheaded the proposal, as "ill advised." In an hourlong conversation at The Times with columnist Steve Lopez,...

Eli Broad: It's 'News To Me' I'm Buying The LA Times

Tribune Publishing is not selling off the Los Angeles Times, and Eli Broad is not in talks to buy it, the billionaire philanthropist told PBS Tuesday. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of News Corp, set off a wave of speculation...Show More Summary

Eli Broad: I'm not in talks to buy LA Times

But something is going on. The Wall Street Journal says Tribune Publishing is crafting an offer for the OC Register, and some in the LA Times newsroom expect news from the CEO in the morning.

Eli Broad: "No Deal in the Works" for Purchase of L.A. Times

On Nov. 27, media mogul Rupert Murdoch used his Twitter account to say there was "strong word" that billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and a group of local investors were poised to buy the Los Angeles Times. The newspaper is currently owned by Chicago-based Tribune Publishing, which quickly denied Murdoch's tweet. Show More Summary

Otium, the new restaurant at the Broad museum, is just as beautiful as you'd think

To get to Otium, the newly opened and highly anticipated restaurant from Tim Hollingsworth, the chef whose credits include 13 years at the French Laundry, first you head to the Broad, Eli Broad's new museum in downtown Los Angeles. Even if you don't go inside the museum, you will go past it. This...

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