Dan Morain

Columnist at CALmatters

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Columnist at CALmatters

Former page editor and columnist for the Sacramento Bee; former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, based in Sacramento, California

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Jerry Brown is still the Governor of California. But not for long.

Governor Moonbean and his reform record

Jerry Brown is still the Governor of California. But not for long.

from The Mixer

Nick Hanauer is a billionaire. But he sees “the pitchforks coming” as the gap between “the 1%” and everyone else becomes a gaping chasm.

A Billionaire’s Warning: America’s Economic Inequality Means the Next Revolution

Nick Hanauer is a billionaire. But he sees “the pitchforks coming” as the gap between “the 1%” and everyone else becomes a gaping chasm.

from To the Point

The South Coast Air Quality Management District Board voted Friday to fire its long-time executive officer, Barry Wallerstein.

Another Top State Regulator Gets the Boot

The South Coast Air Quality Management District Board voted Friday to fire its long-time executive officer, Barry Wallerstein.

from The Mixer

More from KCRW

A committee wants to invest in the happiness of Californias with data-proven ideas. But a multi-billion dollar state budget deficit looms over their efforts.

from KCRW Features

A Ninth Circuit case has limited how LA responds to homelessness. If the Supreme Court tosses out that decision, the city could ban camping in more places.

from KCRW Features

The recent missile exchanges between Iran and Israel stirred fears of World War III, and while the action has cooled down, the uncertain path still looms with tension.

from Scheer Intelligence

A proposed half-cent sales tax would replace Measure H’s quarter-cent tax for homeless services in LA County, approved by voters in 2017.

from KCRW Features

Journalist Abraham Lustgarten and scientist-turned-activist Rose Abramoff discuss the impacts of climate research on human migratory patterns and activism.

from Life Examined

How should the media cover a Biden/Trump rematch? What mistakes did we see in coverage of the special counsel testimony? Should perception influence policy?

from Left, Right & Center

With only four finalists, culled from 18 semi-finalists, Southern California did not have a good year.

from Good Food

Hundreds of teachers are facing potential layoffs amid low enrollment and financial constraints at the Anaheim Union High School District.

from KCRW Features

The solution to Trump's exploitable border crisis is to end the US trafficking of guns for drugs that turns productive Mexicans into desperate refugees.

from Scheer Intelligence