Stories about Economic Inequality

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Who pays for the damage the tech boom has done to SF?

We are allowing the industries that make great wealth to avoid paying for the human costs of their actions. That didn't work the last...

Watch out: What to see at Frameline 39

Mexican muxes, Indian desire, drunk guidance counselors, Tab Hunter, Yes Men, and a straight-again James Franco at the world's largest LGBT film fest. By Dennis...

Prosperity, poverty, and really bad planning

You may not have heard of the Economic Prosperity Strategy -- but it's an alarming, dangerous proposal that could impact the future of San...

A city at war: Why we can’t all just get along

People who recently moved here wonder why there's so much anger. Please take a moment and listen By Tim Redmond APRIL 2, 2015 -- I am...

New SF General Hospital name to be decided at the ballot

Mark Zuckerberg agrees that the San Franciscans who paid for the hospital with their tax dollars should decide its name; maybe "Empress Hospital" after...

Join 48 Hills for a sunny Salsa Sundays fundraising party, March 22

Tim Redmond, Marke B, and the whole crew at 48 Hills invite you to a springtime fundraising party on Sunday afternoon, March 22. We'll...

There was never an “anti-tech” movement in SF

The protests aren't about technology -- they're about displacement, economic inequality, and bad corporate behavior. And they are part of a long political legacy By...

The Agenda: Feb. 9-14

 Clean Power, the CIA, Hedge Funds ... and are we really punishing the rich?   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – Question Time, the brilliant creation...

Sorry, Mr. Mayor: The state of the city is not “strong”

How can Ed Lee brag about his accomplishments when the soul of San Francisco is being torn apart? By Tim Redmond JANUARY 19, 2015 – What...