A Progressive Alamedan

Various writings from a resident of Alameda regarding the political scene. The local perspective of local, state and national politics and a few other odds and ends of local concern. May not be particularly interesting to people outside of the Alameda area.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Proposition 89: Now what?

Proposition 89 didn't pass; it's clear that it had a huge uphill battle in convincing voters that it's really in their best interest. The conventional power structures — corporations, some unions, and entrenched political parties — didn't want to see it happen.

But a door has been opened, and it won't close. See the linked article by Rose Ann DeMoro of the California Nurses Association for more details.


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