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Uber, Lyft drivers take message to CEO’s house

Caravan to Pacific Heights mansion calls for companies to comply with AB 5

We don’t need to ‘get back to work’

COVID-19 crisis is a chance to rebuild our economy around caregiving, working less, and combatting climate change.

Generations of activism: Checking in with Cleve Jones

The LGBTQ civil rights leader on powerful George Floyd protests, the importance of the AIDS quilt, and vanishing gayborhoods.

Insurance companies deny 100s of COVID claims; venues sue

Ivy Room heads lawsuit against First Mercury after hearing coronavirus business disruption isn't covered.

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Facial recognition technology is a frightening threat to our civil liberties -- and government and corporations are starting to use it without adequate controls.

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

With a government-run medical system, the island has contained the virus to a tiny fraction of the cases in the US.

Foreign Correspondent: Trump v. Biden on foreign policy

The presumptive Democratic nominee criticizes the president but continues to support failed policies of the Obama era.

Foreign Correspondent: Here comes the recession

The current recession was triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But after 11 years of economic boom, a capitalist bust was inevitable. And it’s being...

Who’s to ‘blame’ for our failures to respond to this crisis?

Consider the corporate execs and the politicians who bowed to their wishes for 'efficiency' and higher profits over preparedness and human needs.

For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

Cabs are critical to seniors and disabled people who need to get to the grocery store -- but the industry is in serious trouble. Here's how drivers can get help.