Stories about Inequality

Walton wants SF to get serious about reparations

Supe creating task force to look at how the city can pay back the Black community for 400 years of slavery.

A 24/7 switchboard connecting participants to ‘The Dead Woman’

In 'A morta,' Cinthia Marcelle fuses art, theater, and telecommunication—and yes, you can play at home.

Bingeing on dystopia: The politico-cultural decade in review

Foresight is 2020. So what do we make of the fraught and contradictory 2010s, our last chance?

Where the air is never spared

Bayview Hunters Point activists install air monitors to honor the memory of activist Marie Harrison.

Michael Apted’s monumental, 55-year chronicle of class inequality

The director speaks about his celebrated UP series—now on '63 UP'—tracing the lives of 14 subjects across five decades

At Zinn Fair, Peter Cole explores SF’s unique history of labor and race

The historian documents the links between local dockworker actions and transnational racial justice movements.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

SF could have a public bank by 2020

Fewer introduces bill to move city's funds out of Wall Street and into a local institution that would fund affordable housing, small business.

Preston, Boudin are winners as vote-count nears finish

Stunning victories for progressive candidates are also major losses for Mayor Breed.

SF Planning’s really weak ‘Community Stabilization Policy’

Plus: A developer lawyer on the commission? And Sups. Haney and Ronen to grill DPH on mental-health beds. That's The Agenda for Oct. 14-20