It is a great honor to announce that Steven Pinker has joined climate scientists James Hansen, Tom Wigley, and Kerry Emanuel, as well as Steve McCormick, former CEO of The Nature Conservancy, conservation science pioneer Michelle Marvier, and co-founder of the environmental justice movement, Norris McDonald, in endorsing me for governor of California.Read More
I am strongly pro-immigrant rights, a progressive Democrat, and no fan of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But when it comes to the way California is implementing its sanctuary laws, he’s right: they’re a threat to the safety of the public in general and to immigrants in particular.Read More
A distinguished group of scientists and scholars have today sent an open letter urging that I be included in California’s upcoming gubernatorial debates.
Signers of the letter include the climate scientist James Hansen, Harvard author Steven Pinker, winners of the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize, and other concerned citizens.
In their letter they point out that a recent poll finds that I have higher name recognition than Delaine Eastin and Travis Allen, both who have been included in past debates.Read More
Our success won’t come quickly, or easily, but it will come. In just two years we’ve won important victories in New York, Illinois, South Korea, Connecticut, and France, and fresh victories could soon arrive in New Jersey, Taiwan, and Spain. Places like California and Germany will almost certainly take longer.
Throughout history, advocates of good causes have faced longer odds than ours, persevered, and triumphed. We can take inspiration from them. We must use every ethical and legal tool at our disposal.
And we must never surrender.Read More
We don't have to accept continued domination by an exploitative and deceptive Machine. We can unite around a broadly-supported agenda of shared prosperity and abundant housing. We can unite against endemic corruption. And we can unite around fair-minded reform of our parasitical system of taxation.
Read Michael Shellenberger's indictment of political corruption and his plan for achieving nature and prosperity for all.Read More