Listen: A cruel summer

By Editorial Staff
Latest episode of the Radio Free California podcast is out! In this week’s episode of National Review’s Radio Free California Podcast, CPC’s Will Swaim and David Bahnsen discuss the quintessential California summer: water shortages, electricity blackouts, and wildfires. Throw in the return of COVID-19 and the restrictions that come with it and we’re in for...

TAGS: CalPERS, David Bahnsen, Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom, National Review, Podcast, Radio Free California, Radio Free California Podcast, Will Swaim

Los Angeles: Will the City of the Future Make it There?

By Joel Kotkin
When I arrived in Los Angeles almost 40 years ago, there was a palpable sense that here, for better or worse, lay the future of America, and even the world. Los Angeles dominated so many areas — film, international trade, fashion, manufacturing, aerospace — that its ascendency seemed assured. Even in terms of the urban...

TAGS: Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles

The Public Sector Union Campaign to Own the Mayor of Los Angeles

By Edward Ring
One week from today in what is predicted to be a low-turnout election, voters will elect a new mayor to lead California’s largest city. Because the mayor manages the 47,000 employees of the City of Los Angeles, at least 47,000 voters employed by that city have a strong interest in who wins. But these workers...

TAGS: Eric Garcetti