Stories about Economy

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

Venezuela: Democratic uprising or US coup?

Trump is strangling the country while US oil companies envision big profits.

Does Cuba censor the Internet? Think again

Despite US rules that have made phones and connections expensive, many Cubans have free access to global media.

Some sanity — and insanity — at the Planning Commission

Dramatic discussion on the housing crisis -- and then business as usual.

A more inclusive city budget, housing that doesn’t get built …

... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.

The new supes, a public bank, police secrecy …

... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.

Somi sings of Harlem immigrants (and gentrification’s effects) on ‘Petite Afrique’

Jazz and global sounds combine on acclaimed artist's latest, reflecting her journey between Africa and New York.

A Green New Deal protest at Pelosi’s office

Climate activists want the incoming speaker to join the call for a select committee to overhaul the fossil-fuel economy and create sustainable jobs.

Central Soma: The fix is in at City Planning

Why is there no community process to determine which Soma developers will get their valuable permits under Prop. M?