Jay Youngdahl writes the legal news column "Raising the Bar." He grew up in the south, is a practicing lawyer, loves to road bike, and works on a number of political issues.
California's system builds community capital, but can it weather the storm?
by Jay Youngdahl | Sep 23, 2009
A new documentary details the hard but admirable work of getting along.
by Jay Youngdahl | Mar 18, 2009
Policies that dismiss people's sincere religious beliefs benefit no one.
by Jay Youngdahl | Sep 3, 2008
The violent response to the killing of Oscar Grant fans flames of struggle within the black intelligentsia.
by Jay Youngdahl | Jan 21, 2009
The East Bay is the epicenter of two separate conflicts with national ramifications.
by Jay Youngdahl | Apr 30, 2008
Community democracy before the age of Occupy.
by Jay Youngdahl | May 9, 2018
Legions of liberals front for the gig economy Trojan Horse of inequality. They should be ashamed.
by Jay Youngdahl | Mar 14, 2018
No job should be destroyed in carbon industries unless a green job with equal benefits, wages, and rights is produced.
by Jay Youngdahl | Sep 12, 2017
Lessons in resistance from red-state Arkansas.
by Jay Youngdahl | May 17, 2017
The company’s attempted sabotage of taxi drivers supporting immigrants should doom its move to Uptown.
by Jay Youngdahl | Jan 31, 2017
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