Stories about ACT

Would Walton’s CAREN bill have saved Alex Nieto’s life?

Supervisor wants to stop racial-profiling 911 calls -- which have led to a lot of deaths of people of color.

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

'Into the Streets' is a colorful, lively guide to the country's resistance movements, aimed at young adults but essential reading for all

Let your mind take ‘a darling walk’ through Creativity Explored’s latest

Named from a Lorine Niedecker poem, the nonprofit's retrospective wanders colorfully from intimate to nostalgic.

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

Why is this radical economic inequality not at the top of everyone's political agenda—from Joe Biden to Gavin Newsom and London Breed?

Appeals Court upholds Prop. C in major win for local tax measures

Ruling opens the door for citizen initiatives to tax big business -- just when that's most needed.

A laser, a dog, and grape gum lead to feminist superpower in ‘Equality Girls’

Aya de Léon tackles sexism and a lecherous president in her vibrant new kids book

Uber, Lyft drivers take message to CEO’s house

Caravan to Pacific Heights mansion calls for companies to comply with AB 5

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

A virtual cornucopia of rainbow explosions, including fundraisers, marches, and, of course, a jock strap Zoom party.

Homeless sweeps come back to the Tenderloin

Lawsuit settlement lets police remove people and confiscate tents -- when there is still nowhere for most people to go.

Foreign Correspondent: Lessons from the Cuban police

Community-based crime fighting -- with very little violence -- should be part of the US debate.