Saturday, September 26, 2020

Christopher D. Cook

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Where’s the money for health care and saving the planet? Well, we clearly have it

With an unprecedented $2 trillion economic stabilization package at last finalized, and a flood of cash and credit emanating from the government to stem the dual crises of pandemic and...

The problem with the Blue Angels

Editor’s note: The news media in San Francisco are all agog about the Blue Angels – as they always are, every year. The main stories on the military fighter...

As Amazon burns, Democratic leaders deny climate-change debate

As the Amazon rainforest blazed into blackening skies in Brazil, further intensifying the climate crisis, activists’ months-long push for a Democratic Party presidential debate focusing on humanity’s most existential...

A Green New Deal protest at Pelosi’s office

  While Rep. Nancy Pelosi jousted with President Trump over a government shutdown and the border wall, about 250 climate activists demanding a Green New Deal shut down entrances to...

Protesters demand a Green New Deal

Donning particle masks in the smoke-fogged air this morning, dozens of protesters urged Bay Area congressional representatives Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Lee to endorse a Green New Deal select...

Brown, Bloomberg (and their agenda) face protests at Climate Action Summit

As Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg opened the Global Climate Action Summit Thursday, they were greeted by hundreds of protesters and direct action...

Why SF needs a disaster-relief plan

In the wake of the nightmare infernos that have ravaged Santa Rosa, Napa and beyond, San Franciscans have shown an inspired outpouring of care and generosity. The city quickly...

Remembering Rose Braz, social and environmental justice warrior

The public is invited to a July 30 memorial service celebrating the remarkable life of Rose Braz, much-beloved warrior for social and environmental justice. Rose died on May 3...