In the Closet of Jefferson State – Part 2: Homophobic and White Christian Supremacist Hate

Editorial Note: In this second part of a four-part series, Shawn Schwaller examines why the creation of Jefferson State is not only highly unlikely to happen, but also an exceptionally bad idea from several standpoints. Throughout the series, he will… Continue Reading


In the Closet of Jefferson State – Part 1: Economic & Social Realities in California’s Pro-Trump Secessionist Far North

The inland portion of California north of Sacramento is not part of the state’s popular image. It is not home to year-around sunshine, beaches, palm trees, or urban sprawl. The largest city in the region, Redding, located over five hundred miles north of Los Angeles, is home to ninety-two thousand inhabitants. Continue Reading