Stories about Military

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination

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

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Three diverse festivals open up. Plus: Soviets and Surrealists, Synonyms, Collisions, more in cinemas this week.

Transgender visions in urgent times

The 22nd Transgender Film Festival comes with supernatural powers and a punk political attitude—right when we need both.

Human rights advocate shot in Philippines returns to SF

Brandon Lee at SF General Hospital as allies ask: Why is the US still giving millions to the Philippines military that sought to assassinate him?

Foreign Correspondent: Trump dumps Kurds as the empire crumbles

In less than two weeks, The Donald has created an entirely avoidable international crisis.

Monsters of our moment lurk in this ‘Othello’

African American Shakespeare Company’s production features a volcanic Moor caught in a vise of racism, misogyny, and jealousy.

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

The problem with the Blue Angels

Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more