Nancy Unger: Regardless of Measure F’s outcome, its presence on the ballot signifies the growing reach of the environmental movement.
Nancy C. Unger is associate professor of history at Santa Clara University. Her new book is Beyond Nature's Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History (Oxford University Press, 2012).
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.
Tom Degan: Alison Parker and Adam Ward were focusing on their jobs. They were ambushed. They were doomed. They never had a chance.
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.