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The race for Sonoma City Council

Posted on October 18, 2018

The Sonoma Valley has a lively local political culture. We are blessed to have a large contingent of highly educated and accomplished... Continue

The energy of civilizations

Posted on October 2, 2018

One of the biggest headliners in the liberal camp, David Remnick (editor of the “New Yorker” magazine), took top prize for the... Continue

The long march

Posted on August 23, 2018

The Trump Org and its state propaganda arm, Fox News, are attempting to wear down our adrenals and exhaust our attention with a nonstop... Continue

Can a house divided stand?

Posted on July 4, 2018

The annual civic celebration of the 4th of July is my favorite secular holiday.  It is a reminder of our revolutionary origins and... Continue

California’s intra-party conflict

Posted on June 20, 2018

It takes a political junkie to keep up with California politics. The political landscape here is complex and there is a continuum of... Continue

Dan Monte for state assembly

Posted on May 12, 2018

The Sonoma Valley readers of this column have expressed appreciation for explanations of the deep structural politics behind the candidates... Continue

The race for Sonoma County Sheriff

Posted on March 8, 2018

As a West Coast progressive and a child of the 1960s counter-culture, I have not had a lot of contact with police. I can’t recall... Continue

The resistance persists at Women’s March 2018

Posted on February 8, 2018

The second Women’s March inaugurated what I expect to be a yearly event going forward, for the duration. A political organizer will... Continue

Tax cuts for the rich — the real death panel

Posted on December 22, 2017

This week, the Senate, voting on party lines, passed their version of the mysterious ‘tax reform’ bill, which puts this generationally... Continue

Optimism of the heart, pessimism of the intellect

Posted on September 23, 2017

This month’s column was prompted by Katie Byrnes’ article, ‘Why the 1960s matter’ in the Aug 21st edition of... Continue