California has extraordinary assets: enviable weather and beauty; an excellent higher education system; an unparalleled innovation ecosystem; the world’s most productive agriculture; leadership in the entertainment industry; enormous aggregate wealth, aking us the 4th largest economy in the world. And yet…
Despite our remarkable blessings, California has enormous challenges:
And we have problems that have remained intractable for too long:
It should not be surprising that a growing number of Californians and California businesses are leaving the state. Polls show most Californians believe the American Dream can best be achieved outside of California. The California Dream is on life support. it’s time to take notice and do something about it. We need transformative solutions. Tinkering at the margins is no longer acceptable.