California’s ballot initiative aims to make college tuition-free by reinstating the estate tax.
America’s left coast is showing how to break up concentrated wealth and fund higher education for all.
Tying the fate of important climate actions to the sale of carbon permits has snatched defeat from the jaws of a broader victory in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Massachusetts, California, and Oregon are all launching campaigns to combat rising inequality. Other states should take note.
The latest fracking disaster in California should help to finally erase the industry’s undeserved reputation as a clean energy source.
Cap-and-trade offsets with out-of-state or even foreign interests won’t help the state meet its goals.
The federal government should transfer the spent nuclear fuel held at a shuttered nuclear power plant in Southern California before the next earthquake strikes.
Recent research debunks some of the most common arguments against raising taxes on the richest Americans.
More states should follow California’s lead and protect minors from the junk science known as “conversion therapy.”
In her debut guest column, Jill Richardson challenges big food companies to boast about their penchant for these modified crops if they’re so wonderful.
The creation of a new genetically modified apple highlights once again the need for clear labeling of this kind of food.
If the products they sell us are as great as they say, what are General Mills, Kraft, and other processed food giants hiding?
Big Food’s mobilization against California’s right-to-know law is making more green-minded consumers aware of the companies that own their favorite brands.
It’s a big business, like all professional sports, that uses good old American values to lure customers.
Unsafe nurse-to-patient staffing levels are a key cause of 98,000 preventable deaths each year.