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  1. American drought: California's crisis
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    California is undergoing its worst drought in a generation. Chris McGreal explains how it is affecting the state.
  2. California drought: agribusiness, fracking untouched by water rationing
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    California has responded to the drought by rationing water, with $500 fines for domestic 'water wasters'. But agribusiness and water-intensive industries like fracking remain untouched by the restrictions, even though they consume over 90% of the state's water.
  3. A Militant, "Minority" Union?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    At the AFL-CI0 convention in Los Angeles in September 2013, a small group of rank-and-file workers managed to alter the convention agenda -- by threatening to protest the presence of Kaiser Permanente, which happens to be their employer.
  4. The Politics of the California Drought
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    As if in compensation for a historic drought, California is being deluged by expressions of grim satisfaction that it is finally getting its comeuppance for environmental sins. Judgement was especially swift after California Gov. Jerry Brown imposed a 25 percent reduction in water usage for urban areas. The media asked if this is "The End of California?", as well as declaring "So Long, California," and "Dust Bowl 2.0."
  5. Rising in the West
    The True Story of an 'Okie' Family From the Great Depression Through the Reagan Years

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992

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