A new California initiative may make a real difference in reducing the mountain of plastic refuse.
Like its founder, the Capitol Hill Citizen pulls no punches exposing a body politic feeding off corporate donors.
The telecom company has also given hundreds of thousands of dollars to legislators supporting voter suppression laws.
Has Martin’s Potato Roll Become the MAGA Burger Bun?
In Chinatown, renters champion use of eminent domain to rekindle the fight for truly public housing.
Author David Pepper argues that state governments have become a key reason for the erosion of rights and America’s drift from democracy.
Divisions deepen as America waits for the official Supreme Court ruling.
Democracy would flourish as new voters flexed their strength, says veteran columnist E.J. Dionne, co-author of a proposal to make voting the law.
As billionaires blast off into space, Americans increasingly support federal and state wealth taxes.
The author says we should keep our eyes on the dark money donors animating the far right.
While $5.2 trillion brought swift recovery, U.S. workers still lack the security of those in other advanced economies.
Access to credit and the right zip code are often gateways to success for small businesses.
No testing requirements, safety guidelines or certifications for the full body restraints exist in the U.S.
Chesa Boudin became district attorney to reform the criminal justice system. Is he the scapegoat for the city’s woes?
As the California governor heads into re-election mode, we examine his progress (or lack thereof) in several healthcare categories.
A significant portion of eligible water systems haven’t yet applied for funds meant to help customers, despite a Dec. 6 deadline.
Democratic Assemblymember Ash Kalra is proposing a bill to jump-start the process, but Big Medicine will fight to kill it.
Sen. Joe Manchin and Rep. Henry Cuellar represent areas that have some of the highest poverty rates in the U.S.
Here’s why the state’s traditional conservatives and moderates have exited a party that once dominated in California.
Among low-turnout communities, confusion about the recall process can inhibit voter participation.