Analysis

Bolton’s Close Ties to Anti-Muslim Group Raise Concerns

John Bolton, President Trump’s new national security advisor, is surrounded by controversy. However, Lee Fang writes that, among the criticisms put forth, he is surprised that Bolton’s work with a think tank known as the Gatestone Institute has not faced cl...

Gov. Brown Ignores Higher Ed Crisis: Walters

In his March 25 CALmatters column, Dan Walters uses a long-shot bill in the Legislature to highlight one of his favorite topics: California’s struggling and contentious higher education system. Walters focus...

A Little Greasy Pork Might Fix What Ails Congress

Congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill March 22 – only narrowly averting a third government shutdown this year. President Trump then signed the bill into law. Congress’s inability to pass spending bills on schedule has produced unrelenting frustratio...
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