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Letters to the Editor

Sunday’s Letters to the Editor

Press Democrat readers comment on anti-union lawsuit and more.

Close To Home

Close to Home: Rent control: What’s a city council to do?

There are a variety of measures being studied, aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing — but thousands of affordable units need to be built to make even a dent in average rents.

Paul Gullixson

Gullixson: How swiftly the tide of public opinion changes

It seems like ancient history now. But it was just 10 years ago that Americans were so opposed to gay marriage that pundits were pointing to ballot initiatives banning same-sex marriage — similar to Proposition 8 in California — as keys to the re-election of President George W.

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Commentary

Krugman: China’s naked emporers

In and of itself, the price of Chinese equities shouldn’t matter all that much. But the authorities have chosen to put their credibility on the line by trying to control that market — and are in the process of demonstrating that the nation’s rulers have no idea what they’re doing.

Pete Golis

Golis: Still lots of talk about housing

Minimum-wage and rent-control proposals are symptoms of a society that waited too long to pay attention to the well-being of people who have less.

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Editorials

PD Editorial: Making energy sources clean, transparent

The creation of locally owned and operated power agencies such as Sonoma Clean Power has opened opportunities for consumers to have the option of ensuring more of their electricity comes from renewable sources such as wind, solar and geothermal.



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