Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tag: Corporate Democrats

Corporate Democrats win in SF state delegate elections

I ran into Tim Paulson, the former head of the Labor Council who now works for the building trades, out in front of the Women’s Building this morning, and...

The socialists aren’t leaving the Democratic Party

In the October 20 “Willie’s World,” Willie Brown’s often surprisingly informative and entertaining San Francisco Chronicle column, the former mayor and state Assembly speaker tells us that, “Democratic socialists...

Climate-change denial, right here in California

 “In California, facts and science still matter,” said Gov. Jerry Brown in a prepared statement. “These findings are profoundly serious and will continue to guide us as we confront...

The agenda: What’s ‘divisive’?

I keep hearing the same song from one side of San Francisco’s Democratic Party, and it goes like this: We are all Democrats here, and we need to be united...

The Agenda, Inauguration Week: How and where to protest Trump

I first heard about Aeon Magazine on the Freakonomics radio show, when the host, Stephen Dubner, interviewed these two historians about the importance of maintenance. Yeah, maintenance – as...

The Agenda, Jan. 9-16: Party with 48hills, a new Board of Supes …

We open this Agenda with an invite and a plea: On Thursday/19, 48hills will celebrate, so to speak, the new year and offer a chance to party one last...

Dramatic vote could slow Mission development

A remarkable, stunning vote happened at the Board of Supes Tuesday: By a 9-0 margin, the members agreed that a big market-rate housing project in the Mission needs a...

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...

Defending San Francisco values

  You have to go back to 1972, and the landslide victory of Richard Nixon, to find a moment where so many people were so upset and scared as they...

The Agenda, Nov. 14-20: Post-Trump SF, Week One

The first week of post-Trump San Francisco begins Monday/14 when Mayor Ed Lee calls the commissioners and supes together for a “unity rally” at City Hall. Unity is good...