Wendy Brown

Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley and author of the 2010 prize winning book " Walled States, Waning Sovereignty"

Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley and author of the 2010 prize winning book " Walled States, Waning Sovereignty"

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Politically, Trump’s great wall may not be worth the government shutdown. But it appeals to his base, including evangelical Christians.

Trump‘s Wall and the Politics of ‘Us Versus Them’

Politically, Trump’s great wall may not be worth the government shutdown. But it appeals to his base, including evangelical Christians.

from To the Point

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On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

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Legalizing the sale of cannabis in California has turned out to be a fruitful endeavor for the state thanks to taxes.

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California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

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The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

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