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Capital & Main reporters found reason for optimism in 2021, from landmark climate victories to expansion of healthcare for immigrants.
In a year of turmoil, here’s journalism that made a difference.
As the California governor heads into re-election mode, we examine his progress (or lack thereof) in several healthcare categories.
A selection of memorable Capital & Main stories from this past year.
Just because medical institutions see another surge coming doesn’t mean they’re equipped to handle it.
Hydrogen production would dramatically increase natural gas development in a state that already struggles to police natural gas operators.
Alberto Carvalho, a proponent of school choice, oversaw a growth of magnet and charter schools in Miami.
Less than half of the state’s nursing home residents have received the booster, which provides crucial protection against new variants.
Complaints charging two lenders with anti-Black business practices raise questions about growing industry sector.
The L.A. County Supervisor shares her own experience inside the state’s fractured medical system and the huge stakes in creating a better one.
Newly discovered records of illegal hazardous waste dumping raise fresh doubts over developer transparency and regulatory oversight.
MacArthur Fellow Cristina Rivera Garza spoke to us from her home in San Diego to contemplate the U.S.-Mexico border, something first conceived in the imagination — which means that the imagination can also erase it.
Michelle Burton of the Social Change Institute talks about structural racism and its effect on generations of vulnerable communities.
The California Immigrant Policy Center’s Sarah Dar makes the case for universal health care.
Venice Family Clinic’s Elizabeth Benson Forer explains how the dramatic growth of her essential facility reflects the breakdown of our health care system.
Forty years into her career, RN Cathy Kennedy believes the poor and people of color will never get fair treatment until we make systemic change.
In a special podcast series, Mark Kreidler talks to experts and advocates about the economic and racial determinants of health in the Golden State.
Pressure from corporate donors, public relations firms and anti-union consultants has chilled research by labor studies academics.
U.S. companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars per year to ensure workers don’t organize.
Thirty years ago, a labor organizer helped convince an anti-union consultant to document his methods.