Stories about Growth
Economic inequality and climate change will doom human civilization unless we take some pretty serious steps. I'm waiting for the candidate who is willing to say that.
Plus: Newsom's got the housing crisis all wrong -- and SF negotiates with PG&E over CLeanPowerSF. That's The Agenda for Jan 21-28.
... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.
Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.
Jazz and global sounds combine on acclaimed artist's latest, reflecting her journey between Africa and New York.
Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.
Why is there no community process to determine which Soma developers will get their valuable permits under Prop. M?
Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement.
As we move toward the end of the year, remember: Even when the options all seem bad, you can still make a good choice.