Unilever founder John Wanamaker famously said, “I know that half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. My only problem is that I don’t know which half.” It’s an odd testament to the power of advertising, an industry whose executives are incredibly effective at selling their services to other executives, even if theyRead More
Dianne Feinstein has represented California in the US senate for 28 years, garnering the California Democratic Party endorsement every year despite her far-right positions on mass surveillance, military adventurism, and authoritarian rule (she’s trumpeted these policies as evidence of her “independence”).
After a quarter-century of legislative malpractice, California Democrats have had enough. Yesterday,Read More
The Secure Elections Act is a bipartisan Senate bill with six co-sponsors that reads like a security researcher’s wish-list for voting machine reforms. Specifically, it reads like Matt Blaze’s wishlist, hewing closely to the excellent recommendations laid out in his testimony to the House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee onRead More
The establishment wing of the Democratic Party has spent decades receiving dump-trucks full of money from the insurance industry and then, totally coincidentally, explaining that the time isn’t right for single-payer for completely unrelated reasons.
See, for example, that time in our long-distant history when California’s super-woke, hashtag-resistance-oriented governor Jerry Brown was justRead More