Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: COVID

SF has exploited, failed, and bankrupted its taxi drivers

Mayors Lee and Newsom sold pricey medallions to make money--then let Uber and Lyft make those investments worthless. The drivers deserve help.

In SFMOMA mural, Liz Hernández conjures a spell for future healing

Milagros, garlic, and losing an uncle early on to COVID inspired Mexican artist to fill a wall with hope.

A ‘double celebration:’ Unionization moves forward at two local companies

Dandelion Chocolate workers hope to join Tartine Bakery workers, who just won a contested election for union representation.

Women of color are not puzzled by the Atlanta killer’s motivation

Racism? Misogyny? Easy access to guns? It’s not one or the other. It’s all of the above.

Screen Grabs: Tragedies of global market capitalism on display

From Lesotho to Ohio, new films draw a damning through-line. Plus: Oscar nominated shorts

A trailblazing lesbian hero’s story, finally coming to film

Sally Gearhart's incredible, multifaceted life—lesbian separatist, gay lib icon, sci-fi author—gets a doc.

Community leaders line up to oppose attacks on DA Chesa Boudin

Records show the recall effort is backed by Big Tech, Finance, and Real-Estate (and someone who says 'VC Lives Matter.')

New Music: Support these great local artists this week

Our picks for Bandcamp Friday: Seven Davis Jr, Sour Widows, Double Identity, more recent releases

Immersed in Van Gogh—the “experience” and the movies

The hit Immersive Van Gogh exhibit provides satisfying eye candy; search out these biopics for deeper looks

In Carol Aust’s paintings, colorful characters on the brink of new paths

Necessity of human connection is palpable in the Oakland artist's simple gestures and narrative composition