Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: climate change

‘And so begins the resistance’

“And so begins the resistance,” Tom Temprano, a newly elected member of the Community College Board, told me. We were standing in the pouring rain, halfway between the labor rally...

Fierce resistance to save the Earth from Trump

People are resisting Trump. They won’t accept his divisive, reckless, rapacious brand of politics and they’re fighting back. That’s what I’ve seen on the Earth2Trump cross-country roadshow of resistance,...

Wiener’s first bill could set off housing war

State Senator Scott Wiener has wasted no time in wading into the statewide housing wars – just as affordable housing advocates have released a detailed policy platform for addressing...

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...

More than a million people in SF? Did anyone ask you?

It’s hard not to be riveted by the terrifying advance of Donald Trump’s presidency. But it would be a huge mistake to ignore less sensational exercises in autocracy, especially...

How to keep saving the planet

In response to some of the dismaying plans that may come to pass with Trump's election as president, we ask Steven T. Jones of the Center for Biological Diversity...

‘I woke up in horror and disbelief’

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is arguably the foreign country that has suffered the most from Trump’s callous racism throughout his campaign. In the wake of his election, Mexicans have been...

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...

Polar bears and climate change in Vegas

Las Vegas is a tough town for polar bears. But there I was, in the hours before the final presidential debate, sweating profusely inside our Frostpaw the Polar Bear...

Mayor Lee faces questions on police violence — and has no real answers

Mayor Ed Lee was forced to answer a series of questions about his embattled police chief and department today, and he took the opportunity to obfuscate, duck, and refuse...