13 July 2023
Joe Hagan wonders if anyone can fix California
Joe Hagan, a Vanity Fair special correspondent, holds a mirror up to California today. In his recent story “Can Anyone Fix California,” and on this week’s podcast, Hagan talks about the fears and lost dreams in the world’s fifth largest economy. Even with all of its economic assets, its beauty and its geographic magic, the state is a far cry from the future it once represented. He wonders if we can really say we want to make America into California.