A Tale of Two Californias: Is it time to finally restructure our state legislature?
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A Tale of Two Californias: Is it time to finally restructure our state legislature?

California’s rural voters are feeling increasingly left out of the state’s political processes Take a drive from California’s north to its south, and you’ll realize just how diverse…

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The millennial left’s dangerous disinterest in the Trump-Russia scandal
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The millennial left’s dangerous disinterest in the Trump-Russia scandal

Why pursuing Trump’s Russia connection is a crucial and pragmatic step in pursuing a progressive America Anyone who cannot stand the fact that Donald Trump is president probably…

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“Is Growing Food Wasting Water?”
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“Is Growing Food Wasting Water?”

Why we can’t afford to give water privileges to big agriculture If you’ve taken the I-5 south from Sacramento and pulled over to get some Doritos or gas,…

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It’s time to let go of this dam technology
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It’s time to let go of this dam technology

The environmental impacts of dams Once called the Ninth Wonder of the World, the Oroville Dam is the tallest dam in the United States. Standing at 770 feet…

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Eating your carbon footprint
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Eating your carbon footprint

What you eat can leave a long-lasting effect on the planet Hey omnivores, what if I told you that you don’t have to go vegan to have a…

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Biking to freedom
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Biking to freedom

Why I traded my car for my bike and haven’t looked back While I was growing up in the suburbs of south Florida, having access to a car…

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How the GOP establishment turned Donald Trump into just another Republican president
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How the GOP establishment turned Donald Trump into just another Republican president

The Republican Party has worked to cull Trump’s signature populism — and it just might cost them 2020 Last month, over a hundred major Republican donors descended upon…

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Are comedians justified for not wanting to perform at universities?
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Are comedians justified for not wanting to perform at universities?

Yes, but they should still do it anyway Over the last few years, several prominent comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Bill Maher, have said they no…

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The Green New Deal: The good, the bad and the ugly
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The Green New Deal: The good, the bad and the ugly

The Green New Deal isn’t perfect, but it’s the best we’ve got The Green New Deal is not so new. Its roots stem from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s ambitious…

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American liberalism and the cult of personality
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American liberalism and the cult of personality

For many Americans, political figures have replaced the traditional vanguards of morality 137 years ago, Nietzsche famously quipped: “God is dead.” In spite of its now-cliché position in…

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Why “Black Panther” didn’t win Best Picture
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Why “Black Panther” didn’t win Best Picture

And why it didn’t deserve to (not that “Green Book” did) When I walked into the theater to see “Black Panther” a year ago, I feared that I…

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A UC Davis professor thinks cops “need to be killed”
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A UC Davis professor thinks cops “need to be killed”

The university’s ‘support’ for law enforcement runs hypocritical and short-sighted I first heard about a UC Davis professor who thinks cops should be killed late in Fall Quarter.…

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Big Tech and the battle for freedom of information
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Big Tech and the battle for freedom of information

Google’s monopolistic control of internet search engines requires that it be regulated as a public utility Republican Party lawyer Harmeet Dhillon authored an op-ed in The Daily Caller…

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Trump’s campaign wasn’t a PR stunt or a serious presidential campaign — it was a serious PR stunt
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Trump’s campaign wasn’t a PR stunt or a serious presidential campaign — it was a serious PR stunt

These distortions of narrative give a disadvantage to Mueller, who is bringing facts to a PR fight America’s inability to agree on the seriousness of Trump’s ties to…

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Why everyone both loves and hates Joe Rogan for all the wrong reasons
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Why everyone both loves and hates Joe Rogan for all the wrong reasons

The strengths — and shortcomings — of “The Joe Rogan Experience” are not the obvious ones Despite the massive success and cultural influence of his podcast, “The Joe…

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