Manuel H. Rodriguez earned a B.A and an M.A. from UCLA as well as a J.D. from Loyola Law School. He taught in L.A. schools for 41 years, 35 of them at Los Angeles Valley College. He is the father of three sons, including Zócalo’s publisher and editor-in-chief.
This is a Zócalo Inquiry, Anxiety, Defiance, and Refuge in Immigrant Los Angeles, produced with support from The California Wellness Foundation.
This is a Zócalo Inquiry, Is Empathy the 20th Century’s Most Powerful Invention?
This is a Zócalo Inquiry on arts engagement, produced with support from The James Irvine Foundation.
This Inquiry, Does Global Trade Have to Be a Zero-Sum Game?, was produced by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Zócalo Public Square.
This is an Inquiry, produced by the Berggruen Institute and Zócalo Public Square, on what war looks like in the cyber age.
This essay is part of an Inquiry, produced by the Berggruen Institute and Zócalo Public Square, on what makes a government legitimate.