Stories about Economy

The very odd Breed Administration memo on homeless policy

Chron, Chamber of Commerce use unusual 'study' to attack ballot measure taxing the biggest businesses to provide housing and services

Why Trump will lose the trade war with China

The tariffs and sanctions are going to hurt everyone, in China, Mexico, Canada ... and the US

Central Soma Plan shows the problem with large-scale EIRs

Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.

Foreign Correspondent: A political landslide in Mexico

On Sunday, democratic socialist Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a stunning 53 percent of the presidential vote, transforming the political landscape.

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

Pink Flamingos, Stereo Argento, The Go-Go's, All Day I Dream, and more this week—plus a protest against family separations at the border.

OPINION: US policy forced people to leave their homes and immigrate here

The Civil Rights Movement reminds us that change is possible, even when it seems against all odds

The big debate for governor was an embarrassing bust

None of the candidates talked about the crucial economic, growth, and urban issues. None of the journalists forced them to.

Author Amanda Huron on housing and the power of urban ‘commoning’

New book explores DC's equity housing cooperatives—and may offers some lessons for SF.

SF needs a mayor who will tax, spend, and regulate

With all the challenges facing the city, the next mayor has to be willing to challenge the corporate, growth, and tech agendas