Stories about Medicine

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Expedition connected with Rojava citizens in months before Turkey's devastating invasion. Exclusive photos by Beth LaBerge

For unhoused people, every day is an emergency

No PG&E. No fresh water. And then the cops take your survival gear and supplies. That's daily life on the streets for thousands of people.

An open letter to Marc Benioff about homelessness

You're spending $30 million to study homelessness, when we already have the answers; why aren't you helping us?

Outside Lands 2019, day 3: Paul Simon, Kacey Musgraves, and 90,000 friends

Wyclef Jean, Toro y Moi, Denzel Curry, Jupiter & Okwess, Nahko and Medicine for the People, and more at the packed fest.

The ‘Trump Doctrine’ is sinking fast

The Iranian government saw the President’s vacillation as a sign of weakness, one journalist tells me, ''Iran was ready to retaliate on an unbelievable scale.”

Immersive Jazz Age decadence in ‘The Speakeasy: Age of Scofflaws’

Secret casinos and chesty dancing tootsies fill Boxcar production's underground labyrinth—just don't forget the password.

The facts about vaping emerge

Supes hearing produces remarkable data on the public-health impacts of JUUL.

SF seizes homeless people’s property — and they rarely get it back

Stunning new videos document how the cops and DPW are failing to follow even their own rules as tents, medicine, and personal belongings wind up in the trash.

Watching at CROSSROADS 2019: Avant-garde film festival returns

Our guide to Cinematheque's annual extravaganza of experimental films—this time around deeply personal and even nostalgic.

Queering Psychedelics conference aims to expand definitions, minds

As psychedelics become mainstream, this groundbreaking gathering addresses everything from two-spirit ecology to queer jam band fans.