Biden Won, but Did California?

Like much of the world, the California National Party (CNP) has waited these last few days to learn which path the United States has chosen to take. While we are grateful that American voters have rejected four more years of Trumpism, we ask our fellow Californians to recognize that nothing has fundamentally changed for us. […]

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A Pragmatic Alternative to an Imploding Nation

The ugly and terrifying scenes from America’s capital this past Wednesday have confirmed what so many feared: the United States is a broken country without the means to offer its citizens democracy, protection, or prosperity. We watched in horror as a mob of rioters attempted to violently overthrow the U.S. system of government against the […]

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An Interview with Party Chair Michael Loebs

Question: Hello Michael. What’s your ‘day job’ and how did you get involved with the California National Party? Michael Loebs: I’m a lecturer in the Political Science department at San Francisco State University, where I focus primarily on the development and breakdown of what’s generally called “Western” political thought. I got involved with the California […]

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CNP Calls for Alison Collins’ Resignation

Last Thursday a contentious 5-2 vote by the San Francisco Board of Education saw Alison Collins removed from her position as board vice president. However, in a move worthy of former Iowa Rep. Steve King, she refuses to resign her position even after justified public censure of her offensive views. She has, halfheartedly, apologized not […]

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CNP Endorses Michael Loebs for Governor

Due to directionless leadership and a series of poor decisions, Gavin Newsom will soon face a recall election. In the wake of numerous crises affecting the State, California politics has reached a new low. The Republican Party, with its best chance at the Governor’s Mansion since the last recall, has been unable to agree on […]

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California Needs UBI

Do you support Universal Basic Income (UBI)? Michael Loebs–the California National Party’s candidate for governor–is currently the only candidate on the recall ballot who supports UBI 100%. Several state experiments prove the benefits of UBI. In Stockton a UBI give-away produced “life changing” results in recipients; the Los Angeles Times claims they became “healthier [with] […]

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Tackling a Crisis at the Crossroads

Our hearts drop at the news of Poe Jackson’s death. The increased subjugation of First Nationals, LGBTQA+ persons, and especially those who bridge the two communities, to violence and abuse is not only alarming but unacceptable. The higher rates of harm and preventable death in this community can be addressed at some level with policy […]

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Our Own Michael Loebs gets 25,000 votes for Governor — Now Let’s Register More Supporters!

The California National Party candidate for Governor exceeded expectations in last week’s recall election, garnering around 25,400*. Support for Michael Loebs was found in all counties except Alpine, for an overall .2% of the state vote total. He performed especially well in regions where he campaigned – Humboldt County had the largest vote share with […]

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California Won’t Go Back!

Update: The Politico story has been verified by the US Supreme Court. // La historia del Politico ha sido verificada por la Suprema Corte de E.U. English: Para ver el contenido de la publication en español, por favor delizer hacia debajo. While we wait for the facts to be verified by Politico, The National Party […]

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A Brief Word On Russia-California, Articles With Suspicious Timing and Misconstructions of Fact

As some of you may or may have not seen, Charles Davis wrote in the Business Insider on Friday, July 29th an article stating that California Secession Movement Was Funded and Directed by Russian Intelligence Agents, US Government Alleges. Quite the terrifying and damning headline! Apparently to the United States Government or (perhaps Charles Davis who may […]

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Quick Reference Guide for Propositions

After evaluating the propositions appearing on California ballots, these were determined to be our official recommendations for voters. Prop 1 ― Constitutional Codification of Reproductive Freedom YES!! Prop 26 ― Constitutional Amendment to Allow In-person Roulette, Dice Games, and Sports Wagering on First Nations Lands Yes Prop 27 ― Constitutional Amendment to Allow Online and […]

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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 people, were born outside of the United States; and 25 percent of these newcomers, or 2.4 […]

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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 fund social goods that often get the cold shoulder from commercial institutions: infrastructure projects, low-interest student loans […]

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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 rant that gives voice to something deep: the idea that ‘We used to be…’ […]

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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 most recent in a series of destructive events, such as 2017’s fires in the North Bay […]

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Sea Level Rise: The Climate Crisis on Your Doorstep

Do you live in California? If yes, then I am betting you live somewhere in the west. And if you are in one of our largest cities, you are very likely facing one of the biggest threats to your life as you know it: sea level rise. There is a new study out, and it […]

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Welcome to Our New Website

We’d like to welcome you to the new, redesigned California National Party website! We hope that this new layout will make it easier for you to learn more about us and find opportunities to contribute to the growth of both the party and a new form of California politics. Among the improvements we’ve made, beyond […]

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Facing the Climate Crisis Part 1 (of 3), or “Greta Thunberg, This Decade is for you!”

In December of 2018 a 15 year old autistic teenager from Sweden, Greta Thunberg, stood on stage and schooled me about the climate crisis. She educated my generation. She scolded world leaders. She challenged the planet. I could see in her face and hear in her words that being on stage, speaking to the TEDx-Stockholm […]

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Team and Nation Building: California Football Federation

In the 1989 Kevin Costner-James Earl Jones feature film ‘Field of Dreams’, an Iowa corn farmer hears voices urging him to construct a baseball diamond in his field. He builds it, and magically the 1919 Chicago White Sox appear and play for him and his neighbors. In 2007, magic became reality, as a group of […]

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The Future is Now!

Economists and business leaders are saying that as a result of advances in automation and artificial intelligence, and the growth of robotics, fewer workers will be needed as we move into the future. 25% of current jobs are at high risk of automation and another 36% are at risk of automation within the next two […]

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