Stories about Economic Inequality

Some reality facing the candidates for president

Economic inequality and climate change will doom human civilization unless we take some pretty serious steps. I'm waiting for the candidate who is willing to say that.

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.

The new supes, a public bank, police secrecy …

... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.

The wolves of Wall Street, here in San Francisco

Why consumer financial protection is a civil rights issue -- and the city needs to take it seriously

Rust Belt SF? Are we doomed by progressive politics?

SPUR report says the left is going to ruin the city -- but there are other ways of looking at the next 50 years

OPINION: The cannabis industry should not disregard Chinatown’s voices

There are very good reasons to support a ban on cannabis outlets in this historic cultural, commercial, and residential district

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

First mayoral debate has no winners and too much agreement

None of the candidates made a case for why they are different than the others; that's a problem when the city is in a serious crisis and so many voters are undecided

The Agenda, Jan 2-9: The mayoral issues

The campaigns need to give us specific plans and proposals, starting today