The long road back for California Republicans came into clearer focus in the past few days as the Democratic candidate in the race for state controlle...
With the California legislature off on a month's vacation beginning with the 4th of July weekend, it's a period in California politics in which several matters are poised awaiting resolution; namely, policy on water, high-speed rail, and space, the state controller's race, and Governor Jerry Brown's future.
As health care is reformed in the United States, comprehensive strategies must be included to encourage more individuals of all ages to incorporate exercise into their daily routines, a cornerstone of personal health care reform.
In a society in which capital has disproportionate power over labor, and in which organized labor is on the decline as a proportion of the labor force, it's incumbent on leaders of organized labor not to make it easy for their enemies to make them the issue.
Though the election was largely a bore, it did have some interesting outcomes, not only in the statewide races but also in some district level races for Congress and state Assembly and even local office.
Today's executive order from President Barack Obama, directing power plants to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, vindicates California's 2006 decision to move forward on its own to cut greenhouse gas emissions through a comprehensive program.
Just a few days remain till California's primary election. Will California Republicans, whose share of the state's electorate dropped more than seven percent over the past decade, veer even further to the right with their standard-bearer for governor?
We can fence national boundaries with concrete and barbed wire, but unseen CO2 emissions are released into a border-less atmosphere. Right now, we are on track to triple these emissions by century's end.
In truth, it doesn't really matter for Brown which Republican he wallops in November. He will win a record fourth term as California's governor in a landslide, his third in four gubernatorial runs. What difference does it make how much he wins by?
With less than three weeks until California's primary election, Governor Jerry Brown continues to campaign for a record fourth term by acting as governor while the race for the right to lose to him in November between a pair of little-known yet sharply contrasting Republicans continues to intrigue in an oddly low-key sort of way.
In the absence of big initiative battles or high-profile, big money candidates slugging it out, we are left with, what we are left with. Primarily, that's the question of which little known Republican will emerge from the open primary into the November run-off with Governor Jerry Brown.
This is a critical time for the the Asia-Pacific Pivot. Which is, of course, America's shift from its fateful post-9/11 fixations with the Islamic world of the Middle East and Central Asia to the rising Asia-Pacific.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 9, 2014 How unusua...
With less than eight weeks to go till the California primary election, Governor Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead over the multi-partisan field.
This story reveals once again that climate change isn't just about melting glaciers and polar bears. It's about people -- people losing their homes, their livelihoods, and their dreams for their children.
This week, we get into a fun- (and spoiler-) filled discussion of Marvel Studios' latest (and greatest?) superhero adventure, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.