Stories about Economic Inequality

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

More housing. Higher prices. That’s what a new city report shows

The agenda: Mayor Ed Lee's legacy is reflected in part in a Planning Department report that shows the city is building lots of market-rate housing -- and prices are not coming down

The next mayor has to promise real, dramatic change

While we give Mayor Lee credit for a life of public service, the voters are profoundly unhappy with the direction of city government. The June election will be about who is NOT the next Ed Lee

A letter from the Gavster

Newsom is running to the left, his fundraising email shows -- but there's nothing about economic justice

Can we actually solve homelessness?

Sure -- but we have to seriously rethink our housing, economic development, and planning policies. Oh, and raise taxes on the billionaires. Why are we not talking about this?

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF goes to court this week

Lite Guv wants to overturn local control over waterfront development

Wiener housing bill passes, trusting the market to solve the crisis

Affordable housing advocates pushed for some key amendments, which didn't make the final bill