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California Wins Labor Reforms That Republicans Nearly Made Impossible California Wins Labor Reforms That Republicans Nearly Made Impossible

In the past couple weeks, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed important worker protection bills that would never have gotten through if he’d lost the recall election.

Oct 1, 2021 / Sasha Abramsky

Sinema Drinking Wine

Kyrsten Sinema’s Grapes of Wealth Kyrsten Sinema’s Grapes of Wealth

The Arizona senator’s wine-soaked politics offer a bold and colorful bouquet of disparate notes, with a hint of corruption.

Sep 16, 2021 / Tom Gogola

California Recall Elder

California Says “No” California Says “No”

In a thorough rebuke of Republican subterfuge, voters overwhelmingly rejected the attempted recall of Governor Gavin Newsom.

Sep 15, 2021 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

I Lost My Home to the Climate Crisis. You Could Too.

I Lost My Home to the Climate Crisis. You Could Too. I Lost My Home to the Climate Crisis. You Could Too.

Greenville offers a glimpse of our future under climate change.

Sep 13, 2021 / Blog / Jane Braxton Little

California Recall Gavin Newsom Kamala Harris

The California Recall Election Is Up for Grabs The California Recall Election Is Up for Grabs

The state of American democracy, from the division of power between parties to the integrity of elections, hangs in the balance.

Sep 10, 2021 / Sasha Abramsky

Caldor Fire

For Outdoor Workers, California Air Is Becoming Unbreathable For Outdoor Workers, California Air Is Becoming Unbreathable

As huge fires become the catastrophic new norm, vast numbers of low wage workers are exposed to ever-higher levels of toxins.

Sep 3, 2021 / Sasha Abramsky

Paradise fire

How Do You Tell the Story of a Fire? How Do You Tell the Story of a Fire?

A conversation with reporter Lizzie Johnson about the aftermath of wildfires and the human cost of neglected infrastructure.     

Sep 1, 2021 / Books & the Arts / Emma Hager

California Gubernatorial Recall Candidates Debate Ahead Of Election

As California Gubernatorial Candidates Debate, Court Rulings Change the Landscape As California Gubernatorial Candidates Debate, Court Rulings Change the Landscape

Amid an entrenchment of Trump’s Migrant Protection Protocols and a rejection of gig economy exploitation, the recall election builds momentum.

Aug 27, 2021 / Sasha Abramsky

Los Angeles City Hall

These Progressive Candidates Want to Transform LA in 2022 These Progressive Candidates Want to Transform LA in 2022

While the pandemic has made grassroots campaigning more difficult, many candidates see this moment as an opportunity. 

Aug 27, 2021 / StudentNation / Joaquin Romero

SANTA CLARITA - Yes on Recall campaign Chairman Carl DeMaio is scheduled to attend a rally in support of the recall against Gov. Gavin Newsom at the Santa Clarita Activities Center. The stop will mark the third and final stop in a two-day tour in su

Red Heat in a Blue State Red Heat in a Blue State

The Delta variant, the Taliban’s ascendancy, and a surge of wildfires in California threaten to derail Gavin Newsom’s prospects in the coming recall election.

Aug 20, 2021 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

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