Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Articles by Joel B. Pollak

Blue State Blues: When Transgenderism Becomes Stalinism

The Journal is demanding that its audience of scientists and doctors accept the idea that pregnancy is not exclusive to females. It is Lysenkoism, in that it demands that scientists ignore genetics and regard a person’s chosen gender as biological reality.


Democrat L.A. City Council Member Indicted by Feds for Bribery

Los Angeles City Council member Mark Ridley-Thomas, a prominent Democrat, was indicted by federal prosecutors on Wednesday in a complex bribery scheme that allegedly involved Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former dean of the USC School of Social Work.

Mark Ridley-Thomas (Reed Saxon / Associated Press)

Gavin Newsom Signed 770 Bills into Law in California in 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom concluded the state legislative session last week by signing a slew of bills that brought the total to 770 bills for 2021, governing everything from transgender toy aisles to a future ban on gas-powered leaf blowers.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom speaks during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Newsom defeated Republican Gubernatorial candidate John Cox. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Residents Brace for Electricity Cutoffs as Winds Arrive

Electricity customers in parts of Northern and Central California are being told to expect power cutoffs on Monday, as high winds arrive that could last until Tuesday, and which could cause wildfires by downing live transmission wires in dry brush.

California blackouts (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)