Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: Inequality

Shamann Walton is the new board president

Unanimous vote a win for progressives as tough issues face City Hall in 2021.

How do we think about 2020?

And have we learned any lessons that will make for a better 2021?

Our biggest news stories of 2020

1 million readers, 950+ stories, and a community of engaged supporters that can't be beat: Here's what we accomplished together this year.

Hypocrisy in the local zoning debate

Professors who argue that local regulations drive up housing prices appear to admit they have no credible data to back up that argument.

Why corruption matters

The sleaze at City Hall undermines public faith in government -- at a time when the future of humanity depends on it.

State auditor attacks local land-use authority

Study of housing agency finances veers into politically disputed territory.

Screen Grabs: Racist technology, rocky queer love, and an Oakland thriller

Plus: Berlin & Beyond's In Focus installment, Mank, The Outpost, and more movies to dive into this week.

Screen Grabs: A much-needed civic boost with ‘City Hall’

Plus: tributes to women older and younger, a portrait of toxic friendship, religious ecstasy in Brazil

Why did so many people vote for Trump?

Radical economic inequality causes social breakdown. We're seeing it right now.

Foreign Correspondent: The challenge for Joe Biden

If he’s smart, the likely President-elect will stop the unpopular endless wars and use the money to help our domestic economy.