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Fake rationing scare highlights California’s crazy water policy
Steven Greenhut

Stamping out incorrect social-media information is like trying to halt those computer viruses that multiply bad files every time you close one. You can sometimes convince someone that the story…

, The American Spectator
Progressive Rhetoric, Regressive Policies
Steven Greenhut

Over the last nine years, California has boosted its spending on public schools and community colleges by 80 percent, and the results are pretty conclusive. California’s low-income students…

, One News Now
Push mowers and rakes due for a comeback?
Steven Greenhut

From One News Now:
“They’re always looking to kind of ban things,” Steven Greenhut says of the Air Resources Board. “They’re looking to phase these things out and aren’t thinking about the…

, The American Spectator
Unmasking the Latest Leftist Conspiracy: Housing
Steven Greenhut

Nothing gets progressives worked up more than a good conspiracy theory involving corporate greed and evildoing, but the latest one spreading through the left-of-center blogosphere is so patently…

, reason
One Year After It Passed, California’s Police Accountability Law Is Working
Steven Greenhut

There’s precious little bipartisan agreement on anything these days, but there’s one area where liberals and conservatives ought to be in lockstep : Government officials—whether they work for the…

Ending single-family zoning expands freedom and choice
Steven Greenhut

A bedrock principle of conservatism is that individuals should be allowed to live as they please free from the overly meddlesome dictates of regulators. Another conservative mainstay is a belief in…

, The American Spectator
California’s Year in Review: Missing Jerry Brown Already
Steven Greenhut

When Jerry Brown became governor yet again in 2011, I warned my conservative friends not to be too upset at the prospect. “It’s not going to get any better than this,” I’d say. Indeed,…

, Catalyst
California Abolished Single-Family Zoning (And How Your State Can Too)
Nick Zaiac

By now, the story of California’s sky-high housing costs has moved from “excuse for not moving to America’s land of plenty” to “cliché used to lead an op-ed.” But two decades into one of…

, Press-Enterprise
Looking back at 2019, police records law was top reform
Steven Greenhut

There’s precious little bipartisan agreement on anything these days, but there’s one area where liberals and conservatives ought to be in lockstep: Government officials – whether they work for…

, reason
Bloomberg’s Promise of a New ‘War on Poverty’ Echoes Past Government Failures
Steven Greenhut

During his first inaugural address in 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared a no-holds-barred federal “war on poverty” that promised not only to improve poor people’s economic…