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Go West, Young Entrepreneur–The Left Coast Is Open for Business

Calternative, Not Calexit, May Be the Golden State's Future in the Trump Era

More than 1,000 five-foot helium balloons pulling colorful streamers float upward during the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Photo by Dave Tenenbaum/Associated Press.

At 7:05 p.m. Pacific on November 8, 2016, the group known as YesCalifornia.org tweeted “California is a nation not a state” and the Calexit movement was in full swing.

With the sixth largest economy in the world, nearly 40 million people and a land area of more than 160,000 square miles, California is larger by far than most countries. It also is a state with a progressive worldview, and an awareness of the government policies needed to realize that vision. To cite just one example, California’s cap-and-trade and alternative …

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