Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Drones

Foreign Correspondent: Inside the US war in Yemen

One of the most important US Senate votes in decades took place recently, and few people know it happened. On March 20, Senators voted on whether to stop US support...

Saving Bayview tenants — and SF’s heart ….

The day that is dedicated to Christopher Columbus is still a holiday in San Francisco, although my daughter’s high school properly defines it as Indigenous Peoples Day. But it means...

Do toy drones dream of an Arab future?

This week at CounterPulse (Thu/15-Sat/17), multidisciplinary artists Keith Hennessy and Jassem Hindi  come together for future friend/ships, "an idiot’s perspective on violence and despair, made from oracles and drones...

The myth of the killer bees

  The media played it like a sci-fi horror movie: “Aggressive killer bees swarm Concord neighborhood” CBS warned. “How bee rampage terrorized neighborhood, killed two dogs,” the Chronicle screeched. It...

The attack on local zoning control

  DECEMBER 8, 2015 -- My last story about the continuing power struggle between the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission ended with a question: do...

Censored: Ten big stories the news media ignored

Even in the social-media era, when a small news outlet can create a viral story, some of the biggest news of the past year never got to most of...

End homelessness! There’s an app for that!

The new CEO of the company once run by Gregory Gopman – he of the now-famous homeless-hating rant – wants to solve the problems of homelessness and poverty with...