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Tagged with: Corruption

Remembering Spain’s 15-M Movement, Occupy’s scrappy precursor

As the US looks back a decade later, a necessary reminder that Occupy was a reverberation of a global movement.

Why have DBI, Planning, and the cops gotten away with so much for so long?

Plus: $70 million for parking meters when the mayor says we can't afford to keep SIP hotels open to save lives. That's The Agenda for Sept. 13-19

Screen Grabs: The ballad of Fatty Arbuckle

The anniversary of Hollywood's biggest silent era scandal. Plus: The Card Counter, Blue Collar, 499, and a great socialism doc.

Screen Grabs: An intimate appointment with Dr. Fauci

Plus: Political intrigue and dark thrillers from Argentina, Romania, and Colombia. This week's new movies!

Irony and casual corruption in the latest on the City Hall scandals

The rules don't apply to the 'city family'—and that's infuriating at a time when we need people to believe in government.

And yet we signed: Behind the letter to the president of Nicaragua

Hundreds who spent the 1980s doing Sandinista solidarity work are now condemning Daniel Ortega's new wave of political repression. Here's why.

Is City Hall a “toxic” environment?

Or was it way worse when Ron Conway—a world-class political bully—was calling the shots behind the scenes and getting away with it?

Budget time is a time to ask department heads some detailed questions

Plus: What is the city doing to be sure tenants get rent relief? That's The Agenda for June 20-27

Walton calls out Breed for her attacks on the Board of Supes

Simmering clash between the mayor and the supes breaks into the open after Breed attacks the board for asking tough questions of her department heads.

Supes clash with parks director over role in private organization’s ‘threats’

Ginsburg waffles when asked if he knew of and approved a Parks Alliance letter that the supes agreed was 'outrageous' and 'unacceptable.'