California

Legalizing cannabis

After 50 years, Congress gets serious about changing the law, but won’t vote before the election A historic vote in the U.S. House on the…




Power of the poor

Essay: A new study says that if the poor vote, they can change the election By Kenia Alococer The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call…



The hardest hit

Editor’s note: The COVID-19 recession is hammering women and people of color Working people are bearing the brunt of the recession caused by the COVID-19…


Big fail behind bars

A new report says that states are not doing nearly enough to stop COVID-19 in prisons and jail Every state in America is failing in…


Wear a mask

Editor’s note: With little enforcement, will peer pressure be enough for Californians to do the right thing? Gov. Gavin Newsom hoped that public pressure would…


Tales of the pandemic

Editor’s note: Have something to say about COVID-19? The State Archives and State Library want you to share. How will history record something so deadly…