Stories about Economy

Screen Grabs: News of the world at the Arab Film Fest

Plus: Hola Mexico Film Fest, Berlin & Beyond showcase, Almodóvar's latest, Eddie Murphy's Dolemite, The Dead Center, more

How the NY Times bungled coverage of the Warren/Sanders tax plans

Unpacking the assumptions and failures of a story on (gasp!) how conservative economists respond to the concept of a wealth tax.

Screen Grabs: Native American Reelism, Bay Area Thrash Metal …

Rojo, Monos, The Goldfinch, A Faithful Man, Indie Shorts Fest, Women in Film, and more in cinemas this week.

Foreign Correspondent: Will Trump Bring Peace to Afghanistan?

The war was a disaster from the start. Now the US is pretending that we won.

‘If you’re done with poverty, build your union’

Labor leader Sara Nelson—credited with spurring the end of the government shutdown—on Hong Kong, labor history, and affordable housing.

As Amazon burns, Democratic leaders deny climate-change debate

Effort to get presidential candidates to focus on the future of the planet fail at Democratic National Committee meeting.

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

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

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

In the name of protecting internet calls, bill would eliminate state control over pretty much every type of telecommunications in California.

Mayor Lee’s ‘jobs agenda’ made life worse for many San Franciscans

New study shows that attracting high-skilled tech jobs to cities in the name of creating jobs has a net negative impact on the working-class population.