Stories about Labor

Race, labor, and activism on the waterfront

'Dockworker Power' explores how longshore workers on two sides of the world stood together in solidarity during the most racist, anti-leftist, and pro-capitalist period of the 20th century.

Man vs Tammany in classic musical ‘Fiorello!’

Colin Thomson portrays NYC's Mayor LaGuardia, a Republican who embraced immigrants' rights, stood with unions, and still gets sampled in hip-hop.

Save the Redstone Building!

Low-cost space for grassroots groups at risk as gentrification fuels speculative deal for historic labor temple. And this is why so many people don't want the Monster in the Mission.

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Northern Alameda chapter backs San Leandro project in a sign that the pro-growth forces are trying to take over the environmental group.

Police-reform advocates push Assembly bill to restrict shootings

Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.

Chilly reception for the new Monster in the Mission plan

New pictures, same old gentrification time bomb at the 16th St. BART plaza -- and even some commissioners were openly dubious.

The lessons of the Monster in the Mission

Developers never come to the table with their best offer -- and in this case, Maximus has pissed of the community and is only putting forward a vague proposal to people who don't trust the company.

Black Panthers, today: A 1968 photo series exploring the activists’ humanity finds significance in 2019

SFAI students and contemporary Black artists re-contextualize Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch's influential and controversial images

Screen Grabs: Dig deeper into ‘made in China’ at SFMoMA film series

Plus: A Krautrock hero, SF Sketchfest brings classics to the Castro, Megacities, and Karen Kusama

PG&E is in bankruptcy court — and public power may be the only way out

The state has allowed PG&E to socialize risk and privatize profit. That might not be an option any more.