Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: California

5 big Wins, 2 big losses on key eco-ballot initiatives

An energy and big business-backed state constitutional amendment passed in Colorado, while a controversial carbon tax initiative in Washington went down to defeat.

The next phase in Bernie’s revolution has already begun

The fight for Prop 61 in California could be a watershed moment in American health care.

Orca Theatrical Shows and Breeding Banned in California

California has just become the first state to ban orca breeding and orca entertainment shows.

California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity

If they are successful, perhaps other states will consider harvesting electricity from their busy roadways.

How Bernie Won California: The Official Un-Count

If all votes were created equal and actually tallied, the Golden State would most likely be in Bernie’s pocked.

Former State Senator and Assemblyman Both Admit Accepting and Concealing Bribes

Initially facing up to 396 years in federal prison for his 24-count indictment, Ron Calderon accepted a plea deal in which prosecutors are only seeking no more than 70 months in prison.

With Five Million Votes Still Uncounted and Unreported in the Democratic...

More than half of all votes cast in the California Democratic primary -- over 4.5 million votes compared to the 3.6 million reported as cast on election evening -- have not been counted, or if counted, the results have not been disclosed.

San Francisco Becomes First Major City to Require Solar Panels on...

California also has more solar jobs and installed more megawatts of solar capacity last year than any other state in the nation.

California, New York Launch 60 Million Americans Into A $15 Minimum...

About 60 million Americans live in the two states that signed $15 minimum wage plans into law Monday.

KKK Graffiti Spurs High School Student Walk Out in California

This incident comes after a string of racist attacks in southern California, including a KKK stabbing in Anaheim, and an attack just one day later against Latinos in Los Angeles by knife wielding white supremacists screaming, “Heil Hitler!”

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.