Over the weekend our excellent California governor Jerry Brown signed California state bill ABX2-15, widely known as "The End-of-Life Options Act." It...
California is rightly regarded as a progressive beacon. But in this reliably blue, profoundly innovative state, we have witnessed the growth of a massive, inhumane and costly incarceration system. Worst still, people of color bear the brunt of this broken system.
Obama's China syndrome is that he seeks both to engage China and to contain China. Both are appropriate and arguably quite necessary goals for American statecraft. But they presuppose a state of creative tension between the established superpower and would-be superpower.
Though Brown and Cuomo have been celebrated as climate leaders, both are still missing the mark in critical ways when it comes to leaving dirty fossil fuels in the ground.
Governor Brown could bring some additional help to Corinthian victims if, by October 11, he signs a bill currently on his desk.
This core issue addressed by Mr. Hamlet in his famous tortured self debate concerns the right of self determination. Today's headlines in California n...
I think socialism is becoming popular sooner than I expected. With technology inexorably solving scarcity as it eliminates good-paying jobs, a push for a more socialist approach has seemed to me to be inevitable. But it's happening faster than I thought
Really want fairness, Senator Mendoza? Then how about a bill lifting open meeting exemptions for labor negotiations and imposing the same kinds of requirements on labor contracts which already are required for public works contracts?
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Last week's legislative defeat for a couple of key items in Governor Jerry Brown's climate and energy agenda suggests a question: Could the Democrats lose control in California?
It was a heartbreaking reminder of the power oil still wields in American, and California, politics. Behind the excitement and drama, a number of things are clear about the struggle to cut oil pollution.
The subversion of the Equal Protection Clause touches us in other parts of our lives -- nowhere more starkly than the area of gun control.
A new entry into the 2016 Democratic presidential race -- and yes, we've got his position on climate change.
President Barack Obama and Governor Jerry Brown have both been pushing the envelope of efforts to bring climate change under control and running up against major ingrown opposition to their efforts.
If Ms. Davis can't bring herself, in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision, to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, then she should resign. That is her only option.
On paper, a Biden/Warren ticket appears to be a dream ticket in the Democratic primaries. However, history shows that when a candidate announces his running mate before the nomination is decided, there is a good chance that deleterious consequences will follow.