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California is a very progressive state. But it’s also kind of disaster, especially with its awful NIMBY politics leading to skyrocketing housing prices and skyrocketing homelessness that makes the situation quite unsustainable. Despite its progressive politics on some issues, it is the paragon of the New Gilded Age. But at least the state has a […]

The 49ers

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On February 2, 2020

Is the Kansas City Chiefs an offensive name? Yes, albeit not quite as horrifying as the Washington Redskins. But is the San Francisco 49ers really much better? No, since the Gold Rush and the followin

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The State of the Republican Party

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On January 27, 2020
It is truly a wonder that Donald Trump is president of the United States. Former California Rep. Darrell Issa is standing by a new TV spot that repeatedly highlights the fact that his top rival, former San Diego City Councilman and fellow Republican Carl DeMaio, is gay. Issa’s ad came just after DeMaio launched his […]

California Slaves

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On January 24, 2020

Remember, when we talk about slavery in this nation, we need to center California as a major slave state. San Bernardino’s early success rested on a pair of seemingly incongruous forces: Mormonism a

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Labor law makes the lives of workers better, which is why employers and Republicans hate it. At first, I could support myself and my son. But over time my earnings fell as Lyft kept changing their payment structure and cutting the bonuses we could qualify for. Soon I was getting less than half of what […]
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