Stories about Politics

Screen Grabs: Crazy Rich Asians, young skaters, Personal Problems

Panorama Colombia festival, Hard Ticket to Hawaii, Araby, a tribute to local legend Claude Heater and more in cinemas this week.

Huge crowd cheers Democratic Socialist message of Ocasio-Cortez

'In the wealthiest society in the history of humanity, we can have nice things.'

‘Dark Money’ explores the terrible consequences of Citizens United

Kimberly Reed's new documentary follows a Montana journalist as he traces the pernicious effect of corporate money on politics.

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

Central Soma Plan shows the problem with large-scale EIRs

Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

After a dramatic, last-minute, grassroots effort, Our City Our Home turns in 28,000 signatures, setting up an epic battle with very clear political lines.

Joe O’Donoghue sues Willie Brown over Breed campaign money

Complaint says former mayor diverted $50,000 check that was supposed to go to a Breed IE

Foreign Correspondent: A political landslide in Mexico

On Sunday, democratic socialist Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a stunning 53 percent of the presidential vote, transforming the political landscape.

The sheer audacity of ‘Angels in America’

Berkeley Rep's brilliant revival is both homecoming and reckoning for Tony Kushner's 25-year-old 'Gay Fantasia on National Themes"