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  • February 17, 2015

    A local elected official in California tells how she and her allies took on big corporate money — and won. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2015

    There was a time, just a few years ago, that most news reports deemed a shale oil boom inevitable in the Golden State. But now, it’s not looking like such a sure thing after all.
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  • January 27, 2015

    It takes a gallon of water to produce one almond. And that’s not the most insane fact about the hedge-fund-fueled race to plant thirsty trees in the middle of a catastrophic drought. Continue reading

  • January 8, 2015 | Inequality

    The vast divide between America’s rich and poor made stark by the destruction of San Jose’s “Jungle.” Continue reading

  • January 7, 2015

    The Golden State’s proposed clean energy target of 50 percent by 2030 is the highest in the nation. But there’s no reason other states couldn’t achieve the same goal. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2014

    The fossil fuel industry is backing a network of astroturf organizations trying to derail green initiatives in five Western states. Continue reading

  • November 7, 2014 | Moyers & Company

    On Election Day, a small California city took on one of the biggest corporations in America… and declared victory. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2014 | Moyers & Company

    On Election Day, a small California city took on one of the biggest corporations in America… and declared victory.  Watch the full show. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2014

    Tuesday’s Republican wave of election victories was more a triumph in changing the rules of democracy to favor big business and conservative interest groups, than a reflection of the American people’s opinions. Continue reading

  • October 30, 2014

    The oil giant’s spending millions to defeat Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and her slate of progressive candidates in the small city of Richmond, California. Continue reading