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California

Blind Eye to Immigration

April 17, 2017 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

Both the U.S. and Mexican governments turned a blind eye, thereby leaving the passage of workers in the hands of criminals.

Calexit

November 20, 2016 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

Californians are calling for Calexit, as in Brexit; namely, the secession of the Golden State from the (un)United States.

California: Minimum Wage Paradise

April 17, 2016 // L'Humanité - France - French

<i>The largest American state, eighth-largest economy in the world, will institute a minimum hourly wage of $15 per hour.</i> Holly Dias was moved as she rested her shoulder on Jerry Brown, who took her in his arms. The Burger King employee and the governor of the most powerful state in the USA — good enough for [Read more]

California Adopts a Salary Equality Law

October 17, 2015 // 24 Heures - Switzerland - French

On average, Californian women earn 84 cents per each dollar earned by a man. The national average is 79 cents. On Tuesday, California equipped itself with a law considered one of the most progressive in the United States to defend salary equality between genders. The measure was praised in Hollywood. [Read more]

California: Thirst Valley

June 1, 2015 // Le Monde - France - French

California has entered its fourth year without rain. According to climate specialists, it is the worst drought the region has experienced in several hundred years.
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