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Saturday, February 24, 2024

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Tagged with: 99 Percent

Occupy San Francisco was a game-changer

Ten years later, remembering the movement that gave us "We are the 99 percent" and put economic inequality on the national agenda.

Excess profits tax on billionaires could vaccinate the entire world

New study shows just how much richer the rich got in the pandemic—and what could be done if we taxed some of that unearned wealth.

Ho ho ho, don’t miss these fabulous holiday shows

Golden Girls, Nutcrackers, an anti-inequity 'Red Carol,' Peaches Christ, and Kung Pao galore for your seasonal delectation.

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we...

COVID is devastating the US economy—while the very rich get very richer

My poor puppy hates the fireworks. They’re loud and unpredictable. There are many theories, some of them pretty out there, as to why so...

Mark Kozelek’s latest intricate wander, through Aquatic Park to ‘Isaac Hayes’

“Some people are gonna get it, but some won’t.” This observation about art comes from one of the countless conversations Mark Kozelek has with...

Facebook money and California housing

On January 24, 2019, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the limited liability company founded by Dr. Priscilla Chan and her husband, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg,...

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Adults, teens, children and their pets gathered in Green Meadow Park near Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday afternoon March 24. Sen. Bernie Sanders...

The socialists aren’t leaving the Democratic Party

In the October 20 “Willie’s World,” Willie Brown’s often surprisingly informative and entertaining San Francisco Chronicle column, the former mayor and state Assembly speaker...

Yes (on affordable housing) In My Back Yard!

I’m kind of done talking about the Yimby conference, which has gotten far more press than you normally see for a wonky housing policy...