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Molly Munger

'L' Is For Loser

| Posted 11.09.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Multimillionaire activists, big labor unions and major corporations combined to...

Don't Look Now, But... Can Jerry Brown Actually Pull Off a Prop 30 Win?

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

I've predicted that Prop 30 -- the California initiative to temporarily raise taxes on the rich, along with a quarter-cent sales tax hike, to stave off big education cuts and stabilize the state budget -- will lose. Sometimes I like being wrong. This would definitely be one of those times.

California Story: The Initiatives Shake Down While Banana Republic Politics Revs Up

William Bradley | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

After a mostly sleepy summer and fall, California's initiative campaigns are concluding in a paroxysm of the bizarre. Here's the latest in the wild banana republic-style funding action, and a forecast of the outcomes of the various initiatives on the ballot.

Does A Pair Of Wealthy Siblings Control California Politics?

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 10.26.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Charles Munger Sr. is best known as Warren Buffett's right-hand man, an investor who has turned his skill at picking winning com...

The Subversion of Direct Democracy

Roy Ulrich | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Roy Ulrich

The truth is that the give and take of the legislative process is a much better way to make public policy, especially on complex issues.

Prop 30 And 38 Broken Down, In Pictures And Charts

Posted 12.23.2012 | Education

When Californians hit the voting booths Nov. 6, they will be choosing between two initiatives that will drastically affect how the state's struggling ...

Prop 38: Molly Munger's Tax Initiative For School Funding

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Championed by millionaire civil rights attorney Molly Munger, Prop 38 would increase state income taxes on all Californians on a sliding scale for 12 ...

California Republic: Pass the Bananas

William Bradley | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Jerry Brown may have thought that the bad old days of campaign finance were gone. At least for a fleeting historical moment. But now he's finding himself in the midst of some bad new days.

Revealed: California's Top Donors For Each Ballot Measure

| Posted 10.12.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans The top 10 donors to November's state ballot measures – a smattering of extremel...

Along Came Molly: The Irony of California's Ballot Measures

Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education
Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D.

Molly Munger has it exactly backward: It is because only half the children in California will never see higher education that Prop 38 should have included community colleges. This is the tragic oversight of Prop 38, giving up on half our youth.

Stop, or You're Getting a Time Out! A Parent's Plea to Molly Munger and Gov. Jerry Brown

Crystal Brown | Posted 10.11.2012 | Education
Crystal Brown

As the November election nears, I am absolutely appalled and heartbroken as I watch the teams behind Ms. Munger's Proposition 38 and Gov. Brown's Proposition 30 campaigns continue to take aim at each other.

Southern California Billionaire Should Stop Attacks on College Students

Paul Murre | Posted 12.11.2012 | College
Paul Murre

Molly Munger's attacks are harmful to students like me, who are seeking to get an affordable education in our state. Students do not want to be caught in the middle of bruised egos and the politics of a billionaire heiress.

Jerry Brown Gets an October Surprise

William Bradley | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Brown's plans to match his big budget cuts with new revenues were already somewhat complicated by heiress Molly Munger's rival income-tax-hike-for-the-schools initiative. But a much bigger threat emerged in dramatic fashion late last week.

Aaron Sankin

DEM POWER GRAB: Top CA Politician Pulls For Power Shift In State Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.20.2012 | San Francisco

California State Senate President pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has a radical idea to reform the legislature--he wants to make it easier to...

Meet Jerry Brown's Worst Nightmare

AP | By JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.27.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- After decades as a civil rights attorney, Molly Munger has the resume to prove her devotion to education equality, children's ci...