Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: California

Sanders says last thing California needs is ‘some right-wing Republican governor’

“The September 14 recall of Governor Newsom is a bold-faced Republican power grab. Don’t let it happen.”

Judge says California’s Prop 22 unconstitutional in ‘major’ win for gig...

A measure that let so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft limit worker protections—is unconstitutional.

How California’s top Democrats paved the way for a Republican governor...

This is largely a tale of corporate-friendly elitism and tone-deaf egotism at the top of the California Democratic Party.

Supreme Court strikes down California’s nonprofit donor disclosure requirements: 4 questions...

In a 6-3 ruling, the court said the law, intended to fight fraud, subjected donors to potential harassment and violated their First Amendment rights

Urban oil wells linked to asthma and other health problems in...

In some cases, the impact on residents’ lungs is worse than living beside a highway or being exposed to secondhand smoke every day.

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than...

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk...

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

California is a garden of Eden

In case you don't think migrants can benefit the U.S., consider that 200,000 Dust Bowl migrants entered California.

California approves $44 million electric vehicle infrastructure program

"This decision is another step toward meeting California’s deep decarbonization and ambitious transportation electrification goals."

California’s fracking ban fails in the Senate

While California is a major U.S. oil producer, urban democratic senators were hoping to change the state's course and take a lead on the climate crisis.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.