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The Resource California comeback : how a "failed state" became a model for the nation, Narda Zacchino with Christopher Scheer

California comeback : how a "failed state" became a model for the nation, Narda Zacchino with Christopher Scheer

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California comeback : how a "failed state" became a model for the nation
Title
California comeback
Title remainder
how a "failed state" became a model for the nation
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Narda Zacchino with Christopher Scheer
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eng
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"In recent years, California has begun, sometimes boldly, sometimes tentatively, a reinvestigation of the idea that government may not be a dirty word. From raising taxes on those with annual incomes over $250,000, to shifting money toward the schools of poor children, from seeking environmental alliances with other countries to limit global warming, to the rejection of military solutions to the problems posed by illegal immigration, California has been a laboratory of innovation. These are clear, if not always consistent, indications that Californians are not content to pursue the "race to the bottom" right-wing philosophy that has gone mostly unchallenged since the fall of the Communism. That model of endorsing privatization, deregulation, and reductions in government spending, eschewing subsidies, minimal government interference in business, and a tax system that disproportionately favors the wealthy, is exemplified by Rick Perry's vision for Texas and rejected by the pragmatic liberal Jerry Brown. This liberal mindset, forged in the crucible of the tumultuous last half century, is California's true contribution to not only the county, but the world"--
Summary
In recent years, California has begun, sometimes boldly, sometimes tentatively, a reinvestigation of the idea that government may not be a dirty word. From raising taxes on those with annual incomes over $250,000, to shifting money toward the schools ofpoor children, from seeking environmental alliances with other countries to limit global warming, to the rejection of military solutions to the problems posed by illegal immigration, California has been a laboratory of innovation.These are clear, if not always consistent, indications that Californians are not content to pursue the "race to the bottom" right-wing philosophy that has gone mostly unchallenged since the fall of the Communism
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contains biographical information
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10523915
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Zacchino, Narda
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979.4/053
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Scheer, Christopher
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  • California
  • Political planning
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political planning
  • Politics and government
  • California
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adult
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how "failed state" became a model for the nation
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California comeback : how a "failed state" became a model for the nation, Narda Zacchino with Christopher Scheer
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The California dream -- The pendulum swings right -- Moonbeam to laser beam -- The Enron assault -- A tale of two states -- Diversity trumps -- Gold rush, fracking, and electric cars -- Crime and punishment -- To teach his own -- Jerry Brown 2.0 -- The pendulum swings left
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ocn936205550
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780312649357
Lccn
2016002477
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99969321397
System control number
(OCoLC)936205550
Label
California comeback : how a "failed state" became a model for the nation, Narda Zacchino with Christopher Scheer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The California dream -- The pendulum swings right -- Moonbeam to laser beam -- The Enron assault -- A tale of two states -- Diversity trumps -- Gold rush, fracking, and electric cars -- Crime and punishment -- To teach his own -- Jerry Brown 2.0 -- The pendulum swings left
Control code
ocn936205550
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780312649357
Lccn
2016002477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99969321397
System control number
(OCoLC)936205550

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