Marc Norton

8 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Giants and Warriors give their workers the boot

I got the email firing me from my job at the Giants ballpark on Monday evening, July 27. On Tuesday evening I learned from the San Francisco Examiner website...

Social distancing is the wrong term

I am very tired of hearing about “social distancing.” We do not need social distancing. We need physical distancing. What we need is social solidarity. I am not the first one...

Erik Prince, Blackwater founder, on ‘shithole countries’

The news cycle these days moves fast and furious, especially when it comes to our esteemed President Donald Trump. A few days back, Trump referred to parts of the...

The story of SF’s hidden monument to WWI

This year is the 100-year anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I. It is also the 100-year anniversary of the Russian Revolution, at root...

1967 was not the Summer of Love in Detroit

Detroit is the most gut-wrenching movie I have ever seen. Fifty years ago, in 1967, San Franciscans here in our City by the Bay were being beseeched to wear flowers...

Trump’s education secretary — and her brother, a mercenary who advocates assassinations

Blackwater founder Erik Prince, who has been called “America’s most notorious mercenary” by author and journalist Jeremy Scahill, has emerged as an influential advisor to the incoming Donald Trump...

Trump means war. Let’s not forget that

On Saturday afternoon, January 7, 2017, I attended an indoor rally entitled United Against Trump at the Women’s Building in San Francisco. The room was packed to the rafters....

The forgotten legacy of Keith Jackson

Keith Jackson, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Education who became a political fundraiser and fixer, is set to be sentenced Wednesday/24, after pleading guilty in...