Stories about Border Wall

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Editor's Note: This story by our Foreign Correspondent columnist Reese Erlich is accompanied by photographs by Beth LaBerge. In Laberge's words, "I spent two weeks in June traveling between...

A Green Film Festival to fire you up

In organizing the San Francisco Green Film Festival, executive director Rachel Caplan has several things she’d like to see come out of the six nights of film from September...

A Green New Deal protest at Pelosi’s office

  While Rep. Nancy Pelosi jousted with President Trump over a government shutdown and the border wall, about 250 climate activists demanding a Green New Deal shut down entrances to...

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 1

Three days ago, anthropologists Seth M. Holmes, Fabian Fernandez, and Levi Vonk returned to UC Berkeley after meeting the migrant caravan in Tijuana. During their time with the caravan,...

Brown, Bloomberg (and their agenda) face protests at Climate Action Summit

As Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg opened the Global Climate Action Summit Thursday, they were greeted by hundreds of protesters and direct action...

Foreign Correspondent: A political landslide in Mexico

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT When I was writing an article about street vendors in Mexico City, I saw firsthand how the country's ruling party operated. Vendors eke out a living selling...

A terrible week at the Supreme Court — and it could get even worse

It’s been a very bad week at the US Supreme Court – and it could get a whole lot worse. Justice Anthony Kennedy was the only person among the conservatives...

The missing pieces in the Steinle killing narrative

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Judge Samuel Feng decided today that the defendant in the Kate Steinle killing could finally be called by his real name. Although he’s been charged...

Whose wall is this?

LETTER FROM MEXICO It was a sunny day at the beach in Tijuana. Jet skis buzzed in the waves, around the westernmost end of the wall separating the United States...

Make America great again

After two years of living in Mexico City, the United States has become somewhat of an abstraction. It’s the land where my parents and dear friends live, home to...