Analysis

It’s PACs vs. Grassroots in Nunes-Janz Battle

California’s 22nd Congressional District seat, occupied by embattled House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes (R- Tulare), is hotly contested for the first time in years and it is drawing plenty of national attention — and money. The two top candidate...

Big Tech Isn’t a Monopoly. Here’s Why.

Public concern about Facebook’s power in society – and in politics – has skyrocketed in the wake of revelations that users’ data was analyzed by a U.K.-based marketing firm and used to construct highly targeted...

Will L.A.’s Water Delusions Kill the Delta Tunnels?

This time, “Chinatown” is fooling itself. Los Angeles has a long history of water deceptions, a point made famously by Roman Polanski’s 1974 film classic. But the self-sabotage of the city’s latest scheme is a real doozy. L.A. has convinced itself of the ho...

Who Exactly is John Bolton? And What Does He Want?

President Donald Trump’s announcement March 22 that John Bolton would become the new national security adviser took the policy world – and Bolton – by surprise. Bolton’s hawkish views are well known. During his run as a Fox News commentator, he advocated fo...
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