State Shutdown Must Come with Help for Workers

By C.R. Mills We’ve been given a false choice in California – we either achieve public health and let people lose their homes, or let people die and keep the economy running. Yet the state could provide both economic security and a path towards ending the spread of the virus with a few simple acts.

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The Fight for Prop. 15 Isn’t Over. It’s Just Begun.

Proposition 15 poster, DSA-LA.

By C.R. Mills Prop. 15 ended up a couple percentage points away from significantly taxing the rich and permanently returning large amounts of money to the public. That’s a victory to be proud of – one to build on and fight for again.

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Preston Win In S.F. Strengthens Housing Movement

By C.R. Mills Dean Preston’s victory represents an important one in the fight to transform housing into a basic human right in California. An advocate for both tenant protections and social housing, the work Preston accomplished alongside hundreds of organizers provides a template for winning local victories on housing issues and using an electoral campaign to build a housing movement.

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A Green New Deal for Rural and Suburban California

Poster credit: Tandem

By C.R. Mills Our goal should be to pursue strategies that both address climate change and do not place the burden of this fight on the backs of working people – strategies that address both poverty and the planet.

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