Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: Economic Inequality

Kim wants to tax economic inequality

Sup. Jane Kim announced today that she’s introducing legislation to increase business taxes for companies that pay their CEOs vastly more than the average worker. Kim’s bill follows similar legislation...

‘And so begins the resistance’

“And so begins the resistance,” Tom Temprano, a newly elected member of the Community College Board, told me. We were standing in the pouring rain, halfway between the labor rally...

The Agenda, Inauguration Week: How and where to protest Trump

I first heard about Aeon Magazine on the Freakonomics radio show, when the host, Stephen Dubner, interviewed these two historians about the importance of maintenance. Yeah, maintenance – as...

Can SF tax economic inequality?

This needs to be the Year of Fighting Economic Inequality in San Francisco, and finding ways to get new revenue from the wealthy to pay for public services is...

The Agenda, 2017: How SF can really fight Trumpism

Everyone at City Hall agrees that San Francisco should be the Anti-Trump City. We are mostly Democrats in this city, and other than the members of the Republican County...

Corporate Democrats, nationally and at home

I am not an expert on national politics or the national Democratic Party. But I think at this point we ought to be able to agree on a few...

The Agenda, July 5-10: Did the Homeless Project work?

So we all wrote about homelessness last week, 48hills and most of the rest of the local news media, and the goal – as Chronicle Editor Audrey Cooper, who...

Bernie comes to East Oakland — with Jane Kim — and talks about police killings and affordable housing

Bernie Sanders came to East Oakland today, showing up where few presidential candidates ever do, at a church where the Black Panthers once served free breakfast in a part...

The deep roots of SF’s housing crisis

The most interesting and insightful analysis of the local housing crisis that I’ve read in quite a while appeared today – not in the pages of the Chron, or...

No Suhr, No Sir!

By Tony Robles DECEMBER 29, 2015 -- I am Filipino and black, I am black and Filipino.  My blood is rooted in the Fillmore and Bayview.  Black lives matter, black homes...