Divestment: Stop the divide and conquer

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

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

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

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.