Stories about History

Psychologists push to return to Guantanamo Bay

Debate over ban instituted after torture collusion report flares ahead of American Psychologists Association convention in SF.

Huge crowd cheers Democratic Socialist message of Ocasio-Cortez

'In the wealthiest society in the history of humanity, we can have nice things.'

Tattoo legend “Lew the Jew” Alberts rediscovered at CJM

Local tattoo hero Don Ed Hardy displays art, letters, and more from the early 20th century body art pioneer.

‘Dark Money’ explores the terrible consequences of Citizens United

Kimberly Reed's new documentary follows a Montana journalist as he traces the pernicious effect of corporate money on politics.

Trump, the Deep State, and grassroots democracy

Understanding the two political narratives competing for public attention today - and the one that gets all the news media attention

Screen Grabs: Dark Money, Generation Wealth, Everything Else

McQueen, a Jacques Becker retrospective, Milford Graves: Full Mantis, and more in cinemas this week.

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

A night market bursting with flavor at Asian Art Museum

Chef Tu David Phu's fundraising Hawker Centre festival on Thu/19, offers hand-held treats from Bún Nhâm Hà Tiên to toasted rice soft serve.

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

‘Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood’ at SFMOMA celebrates plucky cinematic classics

From 'Body and Soul' to 'Do the Right Thing,' the three-week series brings African American directors to the fore.