California

Indiana Representative Luke Messer

This Supreme Court Case Could Be Very Bad For Unions This Supreme Court Case Could Be Very Bad For Unions

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association could result in the defunding of public-sector unions.

Jan 18, 2016 / Michelle Chen

California Could Sound the Loudest Call Yet for Overturning ‘Citizens United’

California Could Sound the Loudest Call Yet for Overturning ‘Citizens United’ California Could Sound the Loudest Call Yet for Overturning ‘Citizens United’

The California Supreme Court clears the way for voters to demand a constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics.

Jan 5, 2016 / John Nichols

Have California Voters Finally Had Enough of Prop 13?

Have California Voters Finally Had Enough of Prop 13? Have California Voters Finally Had Enough of Prop 13?

After decades of strangling the state, the anti-tax revolt may be coming to an end.

Dec 22, 2015 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

Once Again, California Leads the Way

Once Again, California Leads the Way Once Again, California Leads the Way

Governor Jerry Brown leads in tackling catastrophic climate change.

Dec 8, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

November 27, 1978: San Francisco Councilman Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone Are Assassinated

November 27, 1978: San Francisco Councilman Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone Are Assassinated November 27, 1978: San Francisco Councilman Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone Are Assassinated

“Milk spoke to and for his homosexual supporters, but he believed he was working for a greater good: the liberation of the surrounding society.”

Nov 27, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

8 in 10 Hotel Workers Have Been Harassed at Work

8 in 10 Hotel Workers Have Been Harassed at Work 8 in 10 Hotel Workers Have Been Harassed at Work

These hospitality workers are pushing for a “panic button” to prevent the attacks that have become endemic in the industry.

Nov 13, 2015 / Michelle Chen

At Catholic Hospitals, a ‘Right to Life’ but Not a Right to Death

At Catholic Hospitals, a ‘Right to Life’ but Not a Right to Death At Catholic Hospitals, a ‘Right to Life’ but Not a Right to Death

Five states permit doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives, but Catholic hospitals still refuse to let their patients “die with dignity.”

Oct 8, 2015 / Katherine Stewart

It’s Time to Lock In the Wins of the Climate Movement

It’s Time to Lock In the Wins of the Climate Movement It’s Time to Lock In the Wins of the Climate Movement

This is a new generation’s moment in history.

Oct 1, 2015 / Tom Hayden

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen displays cellphones and a paper form following the signing of California's new online voter registration bill.

How Automatic Voter Registration Can Transform American Politics How Automatic Voter Registration Can Transform American Politics

50 years after the Voting Rights Act, a quarter of Americans are still not registered to vote.

Sep 22, 2015 / Ari Berman

A Singapore Police exercise at Urban Shield 2014.

Oakland Residents Respond as the Largest Police Training in the World Invades Oakland Residents Respond as the Largest Police Training in the World Invades

The Urban Shield police expo has become so popular among police around the world that the Sheriff’s Office no longer has to advertise.

Sep 21, 2015 / Aaron Miguel Cantú

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