The U.S. state of California came into existence in 1850, but California itself is much, much older. 1. Before contact with Europeans The area we now think of as California Read More
This 1-page fact sheet lays out the 12 ways California is moving towards increasing independence from the U.S., summarizing our article What California independence looks like: 12 ways California is already Read More
Originally published on Fox & Hounds on election day, November 2018. Today, California voters will have a chance to weigh in on Prop 6, which would repeal a 12 cent/gallon increase in Read More
California could defend itself for a fraction of the cost Some of the most common questions people have about California independence concern the military. Wouldn’t there be a Civil War? Can we Read More
What California independence looks like: 12 ways California is already moving towards independence (and one more thing to try)
California independence is hard for a lot of people to picture; maybe people can imagine Californians going to the polls to vote on a declaration of independence, but if so, Read More
One of the great myths about the United States is that it’s a democracy where all Americans have an equal say. In fact, Californians have less say at the federal level Read More
This 1-page fact sheet shows, in graphical form, how states in the western U.S. compare in population, electricity consumption, and electricity generation.
Once again, California has a bullseye on its back. This 1-page Fact Sheet details the numerous ways the new federal tax law (the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”) targets California specifically.
The Legislature may, by majority vote, place tax reforms before the voters if they amend or repeal relevant voter-passed legislation. Prop 26 did not take away the legislature’s ability to Read More
This 1-page fact sheet gives an overview of the various Medi-Cal plans, with an emphasis on the public managed care plans that could lay the groundwork for Single Payer in California. For Read More