Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: Health Insurance

Why are so many people homeless in SF?

Editors note: The SF Chronicle is leading an effort to get local news media to report on homelessness this week. We are happy to be involved -- and to...

A pricey palace, huge losses in risky investments, a busted bridge — and now the agency responsible wants more...

  OCTOBER 11, 2015 -- It now looks as if the open power struggle between the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will persist for at...

The Agenda, July 27-Aug. 2: Did progressives cause the housing crisis (um, No)….

... Plus new tenant protections, expanding Medicare, and preserving art space in San Francisco By Tim Redmond JULY 26, 2015 – If you must read Gabriel Metcalf’s piece on how progressives...

Uber, the Conference of Mayors, and the taxi drivers

Expect protests from (real) cab drivers as Uber helps host US Conference of Mayors -- just as that company is getting hit for failing to treat its workers as...

The week ACT UP shut SF down

25th anniversary events commemorate historic Sixth International Conference on AIDS protests -- and reunite seminal local activists, Fri/19-Sun/21. By Marke B. JUNE 16, 2015 -- "We were fraught, frustrated, enraged, and with very...

A chance for undocumented Californians to get health care coverage

SB 4 would expand Medi-Cal to all residents, including those who are left out of Obamacare By Viji Sundaram APRIL 22, 2015 – Painful ulcers on his right leg and the bottom...

Immigrants depend on luck for health care

New study shows 'how unjust and unethical the system is' By Viji Sundaram MARCH 24, 2015  – Undocumented immigrants’ ability to stay healthy might come down to a matter of luck. That’s...

Gaping holes in safety net for uninsured

Undocumented residents make up half of the 3 million Californians who still lack health insurance By Anna Challet MARCH 19, 2015 -- The safety net for uninsured Californians is full of holes...

The sharing economy shifts liability from corporations to workers

We used to have "welfare capitalism." Now we have nothing. By Tim Redmond JANUARY 30, 2014 – There’s lots of talk about regulating the sharing economy – zoning rules for Airbnb,...

Kaiser is big, rich, and can afford to meet the nurses’ union demands

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 17, 2014 – The two-day strike by nurses at Kaiser attracted a fair amount of news coverage – and forced the health-care giant to take out...