California Governor Plans to Host 2018 Global Climate Summit

Voice of America quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on California’s leadership role in climate change. California has taken a leadership role on climate legislation since the 1970s, said political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. She noted the U.S. state…

Kamala Harris goes to Washington

Capitol Weekly quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the overblown national hype about Senator Kamala Harris’ political trajectory. Jeffe thinks the hype for Harris as Trump’s possible successor is overblown and is driven by East Coast media. At this point, Jeffe doesn’t see evidence that Harris can follow in Obama’s footsteps…

California’s single-payer health care debate

The San Jose Mercury News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on the backlash against lobbying by certain groups in response to California’s single-payer health care proposal. In question is the California Nurses Association. “I think the nurses probably did make a mistake,” said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a veteran political analyst at…

State of Affairs: Assembly Speaker Rendon threatened, blue California could be seeing red

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about California politics, including resistance to state health care bills, a bill to increase transparency for campaign ad spending and the impact of the Democratic Party’s supermajority. Listen to interview here

Tech Is Booming, But Lack Of Affordability Is Pushing Everyone Else Out, CRE Experts Say

Forbes featured the USC Lusk Center’s recent executive forum in the Bay Area, which focused on the lack of affordability in the area’s real estate market. The article also mentioned a keynote and industry panel featuring Richard Green, Emile Haddad, Matt Lituchy and William Witte, all of the USC Lusk Center. “The question about a…

Nancy Pelosi rebuffs Democrats antsy to change

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School was quoted by San Francisco Chronicle on the fact that political parties villainize members of the other party to mobilize their base. “That’s an old trick. (Former Assembly Speaker) Willie Brown was used in exactly the same way” by California Republicans, said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a professor…

Shooting prompts warning from terror experts: Watch out for the left, too

The Orange County Register quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School about the uptick in hate groups following a presidential election in either party. “When Barack Obama won in 2008, there was an uptick in activity on the right,” Southers said. Membership in anti-government groups jumped more than seven-fold during the first three years…

Ehsan Zaffar joins Council on Foreign Relations

Ehsan Zaffar, an instructor with USC CREATE, USC Price SCI, and frequent speaker at Bedrosian Center, has been invited to join the Council on Foreign Relations as a term member. CFR is a nonpartisan think tank specializing in foreign policy and international affairs. This highly-selective organization with 4,900 members worldwide, includes more than a dozen U.S. secretaries of state…

How the Supreme Court Will Have a Big Impact on the Next Election

ATTN: quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about the Supreme Court’s decision to consider a court case about partisan-based gerrymandering. “The Supreme Court’s willingness to consider the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case is significant,” Christian Grose, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, told ATTN:. “The court has considered partisan gerrymandering…