Stories about Assassinations

Foreign Correspondent: US beats the drums of war in Iran

While the world focuses on the coronavirus pandemic, tensions between the US and Iran are heating up. The two countries are engaging in tit-for-tat military attacks that threaten a wider...

Life before dot-com: Two exhibitions explore the not-so-distant past of SF

San Francisco has tended to be defined by its high profile cultural moments and movements, from the libertine Barbary Coast era to the Beats, Haight-Ashbury hippiedom, and the “Gay...

Screen Grabs: Andy Warhol’s brilliant camp

SCREEN GRABS Andy Warhol was the man who sold the world on Pop Art in the 1960s, and much of that success lay in his art being inseparable from...

The politics of the Milk-Moscone assassinations

The assassinations of Harvey Milk and George Moscone were a terrible human tragedy. The murder of the first openly gay elected official in the United States stunned the emerging...

Capturing Harvey Milk’s martyrdom and living legacy

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the assassinations of Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone. (It's also the 10th anniversary of Milk, the movie that immortalized that dark moment...

The reality about Nancy Pelosi …

When Nancy Pelosi became speaker of the House in 2007, Washington news media started calling me. The right wing was going nuts; Pelosi, they said, was going to bring...

The Climate Change Agenda for the week

More than 30,000 people marched for climate justice in San Francisco Saturday – and that was just the start of a series of events designed to coincide with Gov....

Who let the I-Hotel fall?

I’m glad the Chron weighed in, however briefly, on the commemoration of the I-Hotel evictions, although the editorial the paper ran was embarrassing:  San Francisco has moved on. Terms such...

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...

Don’t be a Stanford asshole

David Talbot talks about different world visions for young educated workers from The Farm. JANUARY 26, 2015 -- Editor’s note: Early Sunday morning, I made my way down to the...