Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Economy

Foreign Correspondent: The turmoil in Belarus

Belarusian political activists face a difficult situation, caught between a ruthless dictator and a potential Western takeover of their country.

OPINION: How I brought back the Bay’s favorite dog mag

Bay Woof returns as online nonprofit resource—as dog adoptions hit new heights, but related businesses struggle.

All Ears: 25 new albums for fall survival

From Sade and RĂłisĂ­n Murphy to Hot Chip and the Flaming Lips, here are the sounds you'll need to keep your own world spinning.

Searing, prescient, hilarious: ‘Laughter Against the Machine’ returns onscreen

Travel back with me to a distant time when the economy had collapsed, the country was visibly divided, protesters took over the streets, a border wall was being built,...

How Big Philanthropy undermines democracy

I have never believed that Big Philanthropy was the solution to economic inequality. The very, very rich give money to organizations and institutions that either bestow honors on them...

The Chron gives up on homelessness

You have to go pretty deep into the Chron’s annual series on homelessness to find anything very useful, but I read it all, and I found it – deep...

COVID is devastating the US economy—while the very rich get very richer

My poor puppy hates the fireworks. They’re loud and unpredictable. There are many theories, some of them pretty out there, as to why so many explosions are happening this...

Foreign correspondent: Libya, the forgotten war

I arrived at the airport in Tripoli, Libya, on assignment for CBS Radio with my paperwork in order. I even had the phone numbers of local immigration officials in...

OPINION: Keep transit lanes for public transit

The SFMTA Board of Directors will hold a special meeting Tuesday/30 to consider, among other items, the creation of temporary emergency transit lanes. We need to tell the board...

We don’t need to ‘get back to work’

People are dying to get back to work, top Republicans have been saying for the last month, justifying efforts to force the U.S. economy open during the COVID-19 pandemic,...