Scholar and analyst Joel Kotkin gives his perspective on California’s troubles in an article entitled, "Sundown for California."

Kotkin writes, "The real problem lies in the decline of the state’s political culture. "Our society may be evolving spectacularly but our politics are devolving," suggests (Kevin) Starr, the state’s most eminent historian. "California is in no way a role model for anyone from outside the state."

Read the entire piece here.