Divestment: Stop the divide and conquer

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Talia Moyal writes that ASUCD’s current resolution calling for divestment from companies doing business with Israel is an empty gesture aimed at causing needless strife among the campus community.

Supermajorityland

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Following a crushing victory in November, California Democrats accomplished a first since since 1883 – a supermajority in both houses of the State Capitol, and control of Governor’s mansion.

UC Health Insurance: A sinking SHIP

Almost three years since the University of California’s student health insurance plan, billed to “keep costs low,” was launched, the plan has turned into a sinking ship of debt.

Ending the Prop. 8 Era

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Daniel Goldstein argues that California has an opportunity to restore the rights of millions of citizens with the help of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bullet Train Economics

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Often maligned as science fiction in the United States, high-speed rail (HSR) is a viable form of transportation in much of the developed worlds.