Out in the California desert, on the site of an abandoned military base, you'll find Slab City, where a mix of full-time squatters and transient retirees in RVs live without immediate access to either the electric grid or formal government. In Slab City: Dispatches from the Last Free Place (MIT Press), author Charlie Hailey and photographer Donovan Wylie explore the site, from the volunteer-run library to the informal swap-dump-or-recycle center called Slab Mart. And the homes: jerry-rigged places for people who value both the right to express themselves and the right to be left alone.
"No reasonable officer would engage in such recklessness," complains dissenting judge.
The political extremism of Donald Trump, democratic socialists, and others is a great argument for reducing the size and scope of politics in everyday life.
In short, it's using the power of the state to punish his enemies and make the world the way he wants it to be.
A handful of dumb tweets do not a story make.
Landlords are suing to overturn state rental regulations that limit how much they can charge tenants and who they can rent to.