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Politics - Laurel Rosenhall

California Capitol focuses on environmental injustice—but will it lead to real results?

A new generation of legislators and the growing clout of eco-advocates from urban communities is changing the focus of environmental debates in California. Once sidelined as a fringe voice of activism, the “environmental justice” perspective—focused on how environmental decisions impact poor communities and people of color—is now at the center of high-profile deliberations.

How well do you know Democratic politics in California?

California Democrats are gathering in Sacramento this week for their annual convention. Test how much you know about the politics and personalities of one of the bluest states in the union. We’re betting some of the answers may surprise you.

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