Podcasts National Review’s Radio Free California Podcast

Episode 223: Come to California for the Abortions, Stay for the High Cost of Living

California Governor Gavin Newsom, who faces a September 14 recall election, speaks during a campaign event at Long Beach City College Liberal Arts Campus in Long Beach, Calif., September 13, 2021. (Leah Millis/Reuters)

Increasingly focused on building his national reputation, Gavin Newsom offers subsidies to companies moving to California from pro-life states. San Francisco’s DA announces a big anti-crime win even as polls show voters will recall him. A state judge throws out a law requiring California-headquartered companies to include board members from “underrepresented communities.” California’s population slid for the second consecutive year, and the always-helpful New York Times can’t say why. Music by Metalachi.