Maureen Cruise: Although both Allen and Fluke are often labelled “progressive,” the most basic research indicates that these are two very different candidates.
Maureen Cruise is an RN actively volunteering with California Nurses Association, Director of the LA Chapter of Healthcare for All, Member of the LA Health Care Coalition and the AllCare Alliance. She is a registered GREEN PARTY member since 2011, a Green Shadow Cabinet Member, and a social justice/peace activist participating with groups such as SOAW, CODEPINK, Labor United, Palisadians for Peace, and join several other organizations and causes as needed.
Dave Zirin: She is our Jordan. She is our Jim Brown. She is our Babe Ruth, calling his shots. She is no longer content to dodge bullets, but understands how to stop them. Serena is that rare athlete who has not only mastered her sport. She’s harnessed it.
Edward Wasserman: Media shaming is hot. It’s the new spectator sport in which hapless people say or do something that unexpectedly provokes general wrath, and get their skin torn off by online abuse from thousands of furious, abusive, and hateful strangers.
Robert Reich: California’s property taxes are already much lower than the national average. So even if corporations pay their full share, they’re still getting a great deal.