Manuel Pastor

University of Southern California

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California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.

What is Gov. Newsom’s task force doing to help California recover during COVID-19?

California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.

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In the west, Bernie Sanders won California, Colorado and Utah on Super Tuesday. He accomplished that largely because of the younger, Latinx vote.

The power of Latinx voters and California in the general election

In the west, Bernie Sanders won California, Colorado and Utah on Super Tuesday. He accomplished that largely because of the younger, Latinx vote.

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Less than 10 years ago, historian Kevin Starr warned that California might be “the first failed state in America.”

California and America’s future

Less than 10 years ago, historian Kevin Starr warned that California might be “the first failed state in America.”

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