Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Divisive

What the new mayor’s race poll really shows

The first poll on the 2018 mayor’s race offers some surprises – and a lot of information that is really not surprising. I’ve obtained a copy of the full poll,...

The Dreamers were betrayed

We at Opportunity Fund we are not experts on immigration policy or constitutional law. We do know our clients—hardworking strivers who use our loans, financial education and savings incentives...

Mayor’s allies push through divisive budget plan

The San Francisco budget blew up this week as moderate allies of Mayor Ed Lee pushed through a plan without progressive support. Late this afternoon, as all of the progressive...

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...

Nothing like this has ever happened before

The scenes from around the world were stunning. I had expected a large turnout – something on the order of the spring protests against Ronald Reagan – but the...

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,...

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 Oakland fire spurs crackdown on arts spaces

The tragedy of the Ghost Ship fire is already leading to a crackdown on underground arts spaces, where thousands of Bay Area artists and performers live, work, and put...

How we beat the real estate industry

As we assess the implications of last week’s elections, it is worth considering two clear wins for progressives and for the tenant movement in San Francisco – and what...

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...