Lisa Margonelli

Zocalo Public Square

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Editor at large for Zocalo Public Square; author of the Oil on the Brain; former director of the New America Foundation’s energy initiative

Lisa Margonelli on KCRW

I’m sitting here in Maine having a snow day. I can only see about 30feet in front of my cabin; everything beyond is obscured by white frosty particles, which weather…

What Californians can learn from snow days

I’m sitting here in Maine having a snow day. I can only see about 30feet in front of my cabin; everything beyond is obscured by white frosty particles, which weather…

from Arts & Culture Stories

California has more electric cars than any place else in the nation, partly because of generous subsidies.

Are Green Cars Toys for the Rich?

California has more electric cars than any place else in the nation, partly because of generous subsidies.

from Which Way, L.A.?

This is a tale of two zip codes. First there’s 94582: San Ramon, California. Since 2010, the roughly 38,000 citizens and businesses of this prosperous Bay Area suburb, where the…

How green car subsidies help the wealthy and miss those who could use them most

This is a tale of two zip codes. First there’s 94582: San Ramon, California. Since 2010, the roughly 38,000 citizens and businesses of this prosperous Bay Area suburb, where the…

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Southern Californians are taking their own approaches to the drought. One man waters his yard daily. Another has native plants and hardly ever waters.

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Before he co-created the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” Sterlin Harjo directed three micro-budget films in his home state of Oklahoma.

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Zócalo commentator Joe Mathews is a fierce defender of direct democracy. But he says California’s take on citizen power is making things worse.

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Veteran award-winning journalists Patrick Cockburn and Robert Scheer, who met in Moscow in 1987 when Mikhail Gorbachev optimistically promised peace, now fear a descent into nuclear…

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