Stories about Corruption

Terence Hallinan, rebel and advocate for the oppressed

Civil rights activist, lawyer, supervisor, DA, he always fought the good fight -- and usually the local press was against him.

Foreign correspondent: Trump backs down, but Iran conflict continues

No war yet — but president's actions have alienated tens of millions of people.

Screen Grabs: New year, death row

January's usual grab-bag of silly movies is leavened by two serious legal dramas (and a legend's epitaph).

Foreign Correspondent: An open letter to a Trump-supporting friend

Robby reflects the views of some older white workers who are critical of the system and blame Democrats and liberals for its breakdown. Here's why they are wrong.

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination

A ‘Macbeth’ that’s equal parts murder and music

Cal Shakes productions doesn't strain for relevance, opting instead for classic madness and mayhem.

Screen Grabs: News of the world at the Arab Film Fest

Plus: Hola Mexico Film Fest, Berlin & Beyond showcase, Almodóvar's latest, Eddie Murphy's Dolemite, The Dead Center, more

SF community rallies to support Brandon Lee, shot in the Philippines

Sup. Mar leads effort to protect SF native who is one of many activists whose lives are at risk under the Duterte regime.

Screen Grabs: What happened to Dag Hammarskjold?

Plus: After the Wedding, Jirga, One Child Nation, a benefit for Canyon Cinema, and more in theaters this week.