California

Publications

, The American Spectator
Dems Continue Their War on Charter Schools
Steven Greenhut

California’s traditional public schools have never done a particularly good job educating poor and minority students for all the obvious reasons that government union-run monopolies do a lousy job…

, California Policy Center
Oh, the irony!
Steven Greenhut

From California Policy Center:

Some states are finally getting serious about addressing police misconduct

, New York Post
Team Biden controls the narrative and other commentary
Steven Greenhut

From New York Post:

Libertarian: Unions vs. School Reopenings

The “foot-dragging response to school closings” shows that “students are not the priority but serve as a prop by which…

, The American Spectator
California Governor Recall Devolves Into a Circus
Steven Greenhut

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) blasted Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox for the Sacramento launch of his statewide bus tour, which featured a fuzzy and cute companion:…

, National Review
Podcast: Episode 171: A Tale of Two Bills
Steven Greenhut

From National Review:

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and in Sacramento that means killing a bill that would help teachers exercise their Constitutional right to leave the California Teachers…

Teachers’ unions delay reopening and hurt poor kids the most
Steven Greenhut

As it turns out, the late teachers’ union president, Al Shanker, probably didn’t utter the revealing quotation often attributed to him: “When schoolchildren start paying union dues, that’s…

, reason
Some States Are Finally Getting Serious About Addressing Police Misconduct
Steven Greenhut

The nation has finally learned what it takes to remove a bad officer from a police force and provide some modicum of justice in a police-abuse case. We need only capture on video an officer slowly…

, The American Spectator
Insuring Another Disaster
Steven Greenhut

The concept of insurance is a simple one that revolves around pooling risks — and dates back to the 1700s B.C. Under the Code of Hammurabi, Babylonian King Hammurabi instituted an insurance-like…

, reason
Fight Crime by Ending Civil Asset Forfeiture
Steven Greenhut

From reason:

“Unfortunately, state reforms aren’t enough because police agencies have concocted a clever workaround,” Steven Greenhut pointed out earlier this month in Reason. “They take…

, The American Spectator
California’s COVID Reopening: Back to the Same Old, Same Old
Steven Greenhut

Over the weekend, my wife, kids, and I celebrated my mother’s 86th birthday at a restaurant. It was a weird feeling, sitting indoors and doing some of the things we used to do before the…