Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Health Insurance

Spend Valentine’s in an indie Village of Love

Listen up, San Francisco.....This year Valentines' Day doesn't have to be filled with the normcore angst of hunting down chocolates, bidding for pre-wrapped roses, fighting through "Bros" in the...

CNN gives the GOP its talking points

The moderators at tonight’s Democratic debate pretty much wrote the Republicans’ talking points. It was stunning: Over and over, they asked Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren whether they...

Gig economy horror stories frame supes hearing

The litany of horror stories at today’s hearing on the gig economy was alarming. One Uber driver said he used to get paid $50 for a trip to the...

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

The second round of the Great Debate tonight -- and it's a flawed concept -- started with a kind of bogus question about socialism. John Hickenlooper, the former governor...

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Frameline: Kate Walsh on acting and activism

More is what six friends living in New York City are striving for in Sell By, Mike Doyle’s new romantic comedy. In the film, premiering at Frameline on June 26,...

Beyond Zuckerberg General Hospital

  The current flap over Supervisor Aaron Peskin’s proposal to remove Mark Zuckerberg’s name from San Francisco General Hospital because of Facebook’s failure to protect privacy rights and other travesties...

Transgender rights battle continues, on Trump’s rocky ground

When Kris Hayashi was executive director of the Audre Lorde Project in New York City, a community organizing center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, Two Spirit, trans, and gender-nonconforming people...

Cooking in your car

The smell of salt, grease and fried meat filled the air, with just hint of burnt sugar thrown in. My mind wandered to breakfasts past, sizzling in a greasy...

Why workers had to strike in Oakland

I shouldn’t be surprised that the mainstream East Bay news media are, to say the least, unsympathetic toward the Oakland city workers’ strike. The Mercury News says the City...

59 dead. Hundreds maimed. And we still can’t get real gun control

The best analysis I’ve seen so far of the horrific killings in Las Vegas is from Adam Gopnik at The New Yorker, who notes: If the author of the at...