FROM Marvin Weinbaum
Pakistani Opposition Leader Bhutto Assassinated Heads of state around the world are reacting to today's assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan. President Bush delivered his comments from his ranch in Crawford, Texas. Who will fill the vacuum her death leaves in Pakistani politics? Who will carry her banner in the January election? Will that election occur as scheduled? How did Pakistan become unsafe for democracy? Will President Musharraf be able to control the aftermath of the Bhutto assassination? This, and a friend's personal memories of Bhutto.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Impact on California After almost eight years of negotiations, the US and 11 other nations have agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the biggest international trade deal in history. What will it mean for business in California? Why are organized labor and environmentalists so unhappy?