PG&E: Too Big to Work

PG&E: Too Big to Work

On Monday, Pacific Gas and Electric announced its intent to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, proving what many Californians have known for years—PG&E is not too big to fail; it’s failing already. November’s Camp Fire is only the...
Time to move over, America

Time to move over, America

“America isn’t the greatest country in the world,” begins Jeff Bridges during the opening segment of the TV series The Newsroom. We, the audience, are then schooled on exactly how America isn’t the greatest country in the world. It’s an inspiring...
Could California succeed at banking where Wall Street fails?

Could California succeed at banking where Wall Street fails?

This is the kind of thing that we could do before California gains independence from the United States: If California had a bank controlled by the government rather than profit-hungry shareholders, public banking advocates argue, the state could...
Immigration Benefits All of California

Immigration Benefits All of California

California has a long history of immigration, and part of our strength comes from welcoming those who come from other countries, regardless of their personal reasons for immigrating. More that 1 out of every 4 Californians, over 10 million...
Our Stand on Propositions 6 and 10

Our Stand on Propositions 6 and 10

California National Party Statement on Prop. 6 That the California gas tax is regressive, often hitting the most economically vulnerable communities hardest, is clear. As a flat tax spread over diverse socio-economic regions, more sparsely...
Reflections on a Platform

Reflections on a Platform

I was one of the dozens of CNP members who contributed to the recent 2018 platform revision. It was nearly a year’s work to shape the then-existing 2016 platform into what exists now, but such revisions are necessary, since a platform is the...
CaliforniaOne-Two-Three

CaliforniaOne-Two-Three

This year it’s en vogue to assume that the success of California rests on its destruction. Tim Draper’s foolish Cal3 initiative claimed that California has become too unwieldy to be successfully governed. While surely large in terms of population...
2018 Convention Follow-up

2018 Convention Follow-up

The month of June is over and we’re a week into July, and the California National Party is eager to announce that the cause for our independence and liberation is well and running still. Through all form of attacks and adversity throughout...

The Only Way out for Undocumented Californians

The United States’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is making it known that there is no place that they won’t go to snatch undocumented people or those people with less than perfect status to deport them. They are making...
California Freedom is Not Free

California Freedom is Not Free

If you support our work towards a free, progressive California, we need your help now.  We are very much in need of your time and, yes, money to keep our goal alive, so please DONATE or VOLUNTEER now. Don’t let the “new normal”...
Meet the Californian independence movement

Meet the Californian independence movement

There have been several polls showing active support for Californian independence at around 33% of Californians, that’s over 13 million people!   According to Ipsos, another ~15% or so are undecided, bringing the total number of people who...