<![CDATA[Erika D. Smith: Opinion Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/ en-us Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:20:32 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 02 Jan 2018 21:20:32 PST Erika D. Smith 60 webmaster@sacbee.com First, we came for sexists. Now, we come for racists http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article195632069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:40:10 PST

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If not rent control, then what? California renters can’t afford to wait http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article194389979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:23:08 PST

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President Oprah? It’s time to talk about the right role for billionaires in politics http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article193665424.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:48:27 PST

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California had a TV ad that promoted drug use? It’s Reefer Madness! http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article193302749.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:03:42 PST

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Why Jeff Sessions’ deplorable new war on marijuana will fail: It’s all about money http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article193165194.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:38:43 PST

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Net neutrality is on its way out. But that might not be so bad for Sacramento http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article188814724.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:16:00 PST

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The drug war destroyed black neighborhoods. This Sacramento weed policy could help http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article186423323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 03:44:00 PST

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The secret to bringing homeless people in from the cold? Just ask Sister Libby http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article185956923.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 03:55:00 PST

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Forget the GOP tax plan. Stockton has a real solution for poverty – free money http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article185683993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:39:36 PST

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Are all men really pigs? Or does it just seem that way lately? http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article185248823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:17:46 PST

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'Every time the sheriff gets on the news, he talks about me,' Black Lives Matter leader says http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article181187731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:23:19 PDT http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article181187731.html She might not be the leader Sacramento wants, but she’s the leader Sacramento needs http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article181186026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 05:15:00 PDT

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Kevin de León might not win, but it’s hard to blame him for challenging Dianne Feinstein http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/california-forum/article178612101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:25:00 PDT

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What will it take for homeless people to get a toilet in Sacramento? Oh, just a deadly virus http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article177720121.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 05:00:00 PDT

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Ban cars that run on gas? That’s just crazy, California! http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article176136686.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:53:37 PDT

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Transgender kids have a lot to be thankful for – but mostly the California Legislature http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article174266596.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:41:41 PDT

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The Legislature did its part to fix Sacramento’s housing crisis. Now it’s your turn, Bay Area refugees http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article174139716.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:58:36 PDT

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With art, everybody’s a critic – and that’s exactly what Sacramento needs http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article173645996.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:14:00 PDT

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I’m a liberal. I’m black. But here’s why I still want Donald Trump to be president http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article173425546.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:01:49 PDT

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California doesn’t need antifa, but the rest of the country sure does http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article170117532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:21:05 PDT

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Kaepernick the quarterback is now Kaepernick the martyr. NFL only has itself to blame http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article169370202.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:28:00 PDT

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‘Free speech,’ the most overused, misused phrase in American politics http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article167997127.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:35:16 PDT

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Why does Donald Trump keep babying white supremacists? http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article167211467.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:50:00 PDT

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Paying black people reparations for the war on drugs? Not as crazy as it sounds http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article163420043.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:57:00 PDT

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Out with California’s NIMBYs and in with the YIMBYs http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article162699668.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:51:50 PDT

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This march – like being a black woman – is about more than politics http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article161522763.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 17:22:20 PDT

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What’s worse than failing to fix homelessness in Sacramento? Spending $5 million to fail again. http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article161076309.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:15:00 PDT

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Homeless in Sacramento http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/homeless/article160425664.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 15:26:52 PDT http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/homeless/article160425664.html Want to fix Sacramento’s housing crisis? This is so the wrong way to do it. http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article160019964.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 05:15:00 PDT

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Sacramento homeowner talks about believing in Habitat for Humanity http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article159983674.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:59:35 PDT http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/erika-d-smith/article159983674.html