Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Scenes from Pride Weekend, Day One

A vocal (and huge) trans march, a huge marriage rally ... and it stayed warm pretty late By Tim Redmond JUNE 26, 2015 – The weather stayed warm long enough, and...

The false promise of regional governance

Unless the elites change their ways, centralized planning is never going to work MAY 13 -- There’s a push on by Bay Area elites to centralize the region’s governance. When the...

The Agenda, April 6-12: Is growth always good? Has California reached its limit?

And what about a severance tax on bottled water? We discuss issues for the week ahead By Tim Redmond APRIL 6, 2015 – The New York Times is the only publication...

The Agenda, March 30-April 5: The mayor’s eviction bungle, Newsom dredges further into the muck, and more

By Tim Redmond MARCH 30, 2015 – One day after tenant organizers worked hard to bring attention to an eviction attempt in Chinatown that demonstrated some of the serious problems...

The Agenda, March 23-29: State budget gaps, the end of school buses — and are the SF cops shooting...

In which we outline some of the pressing issues of the week to come By Tim Redmond MARCH 23, 2015 – I found an interesting item on the news this week,...

The Agenda, March 7-12: Newsom’s failures, inside and outside politics, PG&E and Ed Lee’s lobbyist donors

The week ahead also includes an important discussion over whether "live-work" lofts can be converted to normal dwellings without paying affordable housing fees By Tim Redmond MARCH 9, 2015 – I...

There was never an “anti-tech” movement in SF

The protests aren't about technology -- they're about displacement, economic inequality, and bad corporate behavior. And they are part of a long political legacy By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 18, 2015 –...

Behind the spin on the D3 appointment

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 8, 2014 – The mayor’s appointment of Julie Christensen for D3 supervisor has angered a lot of his one-time allies, but there’s also a bigger agenda...

What’s really behind Obama’s Cuba move

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson DECEMBER 23, 2014 -- There were two big takeaways from President Obama’s Cuban opening. The first is obvious. After 55 years of U.S.-backed invasions, covert efforts...

‘But they didn’t know we were seeds:’ Dia de los Muertos in a post-Ayotzinapa Mexico

    By Caitlin Donohue MEXICO CITY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 -- Ricardo Escobar Lazamar, a student at Mexico City’s Universidad Autónoma de México, put down the protest sign he was embroidering to...