Stories about Economic Inequality

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

Lots of new high-end condos coming on the market for rich people, but the private market can't build anything for anyone else.

Unlimited growth doesn’t help the local economy

In SF, a rising tide doesn't lift all boats; it drowns the people who can't afford a boat. So why is Scott Wiener pushing a discredited neoliberal agenda?

The misleading reports (and reporting) on Prop. E

Once again, some city officials (and the Chron) are using scare tactics to suggest that linking office growth to housing will ruin the economy.

Walton wants SF to get serious about reparations

Supe creating task force to look at how the city can pay back the Black community for 400 years of slavery.

At Zinn Fair, Peter Cole explores SF’s unique history of labor and race

The historian documents the links between local dockworker actions and transnational racial justice movements.

Preston, Boudin are winners as vote-count nears finish

Stunning victories for progressive candidates are also major losses for Mayor Breed.

Foreign Correspondent: What is the role of the US in Hong Kong demonstrations?

And what would happen if the city became independent from China?

Once again, Biden looked terrible

No dramatic knockouts in the second debate -- but the former vice president was unable to explain his record.

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

Not a great night for Bernie. A "breakout" for Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren still the overall winner -- but Biden is done, period.

The problems with the gig economy and a housing ‘crisis’ bill

Supes hold a hearing on Uber, Lyft, and their ilk -- and planners look at a state measure that does nothing for affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 23-30