Commentary

Lance Izumi, senior director of the Pacific Research Institute’s Center for Education, recently interviewed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and covered the importance of expanding school choice opportunities for every student in America, school re-openings following the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President’s education reform...

California teacher unions fight calls to reopen schools By Howard Blume As parents express widespread dissatisfaction with distance learning, two influential California teachers unions are pushing against growing momentum to reopen schools in many communities, saying that campuses are not yet safe enough amid the pandemic. Leaders with...

As California burns, Governor Gavin Newsom fiddles – with California’s climate change goals. In response to record-breaking wildfires, the Governor announced that California must accelerate its goal of reaching 100 percent green electricity by 2045. And on September 23, as dark smoke infiltrated our lungs...

During last week's vice presidential debate, Sen. Kamala Harris had a stern warning about the Trump administration's healthcare agenda: "If you have a preexisting condition, they're coming for you." In response, Vice President Mike Pence called Obamacare a "disaster" — and moved on. It was a...

The confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett begin today and Democrats are up in arms. In a recent speech, Joe Biden warned that Barrett's confirmation would jeopardize the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that seeks to invalidate the law one week after Election Day....

At the end of last month, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill establishing quotas for minorities on the boards of every publicly traded company in the state. That’s on top of a law enacted in 2018 that implemented quotas for women on corporate boards. The...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has made protecting Obamacare a cornerstone of his campaign. He's cited that position to rebut Republican claims that he's a socialist in disguise, intent on nationalizing the country's health insurance system. But voters shouldn't be fooled. Biden's plan for health reform...