Joe Mathews

Host, "Zocalo's Connecting California"

Guest

KCRW contributor and Connecting California editor at Zócalo Public Square; co-president of the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy;  Irvine senior fellow at the New America Foundation; author of The People’s Machine: Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Rise of Blockbuster Democracy and California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It; former contributor to the Washington Post and writer of its Class Struggle blog; former contributor to NBC's Prop Zero blog 

Joe Mathews on KCRW

To our detriment, California has lost touch with one of its greatest thinkers.

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Laverne is small city that doesn’t covet the spotlight, but it’s found one anyhow with its embrace of a novel development tool.

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Formative years in China taught the author why it’s essential to question authority.

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