Stories about Manufacturing

Screen Grabs: Traveling the world, popcorn in hand

Ireland, Israel, Poland, China (twice), American backroads, and various African nations are your cinematic destinations this week.

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

Plus: Pop-Up Magazine, The End of You, a double shot of Kronos, Fog City Magic Fest, Kafana Balkan, Moodymann, more.

Foreign Correspondent: An open letter to a Trump-supporting friend

Robby reflects the views of some older white workers who are critical of the system and blame Democrats and liberals for its breakdown. Here's why they are wrong.

San Francisco’s doomed! Listen to this mix

As we dive into election time, here's an optimistic mix of classic SF jams that have foretold and saved us from glorious ruin.

‘American Factory’ a tale of two blue collars: US and Chinese

Obamas' project for Netflix yields an eye-opening doc that shows how one innovative solution to a factory closing went awry.

AIDS, sex, and ‘Illuminations on Market Street’

Activist-author Benjamin Heim Shepard turns to fiction, inspired by working in an SF AIDS housing program in the mid-1990s.

China trade war not going well for Trump

Examining the real reasons behind this misguided US policy.

Juul challenges key ballot language on overturning e-cig ban

Ballot Simplification Committee will hear arguments that ballot handbook language is biased -- and this could well end up in court.

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

Tech gets big tax breaks, small businesses have to pay more -- and Sup. Gordon Mar's IPO tax plan will be a defining issue in city politics this year.

A more inclusive city budget, housing that doesn’t get built …

... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20