Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Chronicle

The rich aren’t leaving SF — they own it

Developers cry crocodile tears to win political points -- but in the end, planners may have to admit they bungled the future of Soma.

The most important political story of 2020 that nearly every campaign is ignoring

The very rich stole $50 trillion from the rest of us in the past 45 years. Why aren't we all outraged?

Screen Grabs: Open your queer eye for Frameline

Global tales, intimate history, naughty fun: The LGBTQ+ film fest returns (online) to fierce up your fall.

Raising the wage for tipped workers

'Waging Change' by Berkeley filmmaker Abby Ginzberg tracks the fight for better service industry pay, from 9/11 to #MeToo.

Giants workers fight back

The San Francisco Giants returned home on Friday, August 14 and found themselves being picketed by the workers who normally sell garlic fries and beer to the fans. This...

Screen Grabs: Fighting disability stereotypes, from Frankenstein to Rain Man

The #MeToo era has brought heightened attention to a lot of mis- and under-representation issues in entertainment media, not all of them related to misogyny or racial discrimination. Close...

Giants and Warriors give their workers the boot

I got the email firing me from my job at the Giants ballpark on Monday evening, July 27. On Tuesday evening I learned from the San Francisco Examiner website...

Harry Britt, LGBT progressive pioneer, dies at 82

Harry Britt, who was a pioneering LGBTQ leader as well as a champion of the city’s left, died today at 82. Britt was a close friend and ally of Harvey...

Beyond ‘Suavecito’: A tribute journey through Jorge Santana’s Chicano rock

Guillermo "Jorge" Santana, the musician, guitarist, and younger brother of Carlos Santana—who passed on May 14 of natural causes at the age of 68 in his home in San...

Screen Grabs: Black history and protest films to stream now

As public outrage towards police violence against the Black community (like the gun control movement) has too often seemed to wane in the Trump era, drowned out by his...