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Tagged with: Great Recession

Restoring the ecosystem of City College

The next chancellor needs to prioritize all types of classes for all types of students.

Why the Wiener housing bills will never work—and could destroy the coast. A detailed primer

An economist explains the reality of the housing market, economic inequality, developer profits, and threats to the environment.

The Golden Goose is dead

For decades, the city's elite touted downtown development as the savior of SF economy. That era is now officially over.

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

It takes a city to open the schools

Testing, tracking, vaccines -- and Muni! -- have to be part of the plan, and neoliberal leadership isn't going to help.

Again, the Chron pushes the Yimby agenda that will never work

But a public bank might actually make a difference. Plus: Rent relief and accountability for business districts. That's The Agenda for Jan. 24-31

SF’s economic recovery plan: Trumpism on the local level

It's all about governmental deregulation and public subsidy of private profit -- while ignoring the manifest needs of everyday people.

Biden-Harris launches with inspired stories — but no talk of taxing the rich

I watched the dramatic first event with Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris this afternoon. It was inspiring, with powerful personal stories (including Harris’...

Foreign Correspondent: Here comes the recession

The current recession was triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But after 11 years of economic boom, a capitalist bust was inevitable. And it’s being...

Foreign Correspondent: Who’s at fault for Cuba’s economic problems?

HAVANA—Chef Alexis Alvarez was in panic mode. He was preparing a gourmet meal for visitors from the United States when the electricity went out....