Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Bernie Sanders

The SF election: What happened?

 The 2016 election may well be a turning point in our national and local politics. The problem is that it’s unclear what direction the politics will take. At the national...

Corporate Democrats, nationally and at home

I am not an expert on national politics or the national Democratic Party. But I think at this point we ought to be able to agree on a few...

Now, more than ever, San Francisco matters

Eight years ago, I rode home from Election Night parties on my bicycle and had to stop, over and over, because people were out dancing in the streets to...

Bernie comes to SF to support Jane Kim, Prop. 61

Bernie Sanders was in town Saturday morning to rally with Jane Kim (and a lot of other progressive candidates) before doing an event in favor of Prop 61. The Kim...

Bernie Sanders group endorses Dean Preston for supervisor

More than a dozen activists gathered in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle today as "Our Revolution," a political organization founded by Bernie Sanders, announced its endorsement for Dean Preston...

The bizarre case of Josh Arce’s gumshoes

If the San Francisco election wasn’t strange enough already, it just took a dive off the political deep end. Check this out: In District 9, a staffer for Josh Arce...

The Agenda, June 27-July 4: Why Kim really won, helping victims of the Mission fire …

  The supporters of Sup. Scott Wiener are trying to downplay the stunning victory of Sup Jane Kim in the primary of their state Senate race, explaining that Kim’s narrow...

Kim edges Wiener in SF as fall campaigns start to shape up

The results of the June election got a bit sharper today, with Jane Kim now passing Scott Wiener in the San Francisco results for state Senate – and the...

The lessons of the June 7 election

There are three critical lessons to draw from the election results tonight, and all of them are very good news for the San Francisco left. One: Despite all the money...

Election night: What the turnout will tell

When Bernie Sanders spoke in the Mission yesterday, he insisted that this election will be all about turnout. If turnout is high, Sanders will win; if it’s low, Clinton...