Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Native American

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

DIALOGUES FOR LIFE When I was studying to be a psychoanalyst, one of my teachers, Dr. Irma Birman, shared a recollection from her childhood to illustrate the concept of...

Dolores Huerta, filling the screen

In 1962, political organizer Dolores Huerta was a twice-divorced mother of seven. She had also just told Cesar Chávez that she would join him in an endeavor that at...

Surfing the docs

SCREEN GRABS This is a moment when the notion of watching documentaries sounds like mandatory homework: The world is falling apart, many parties would like you to not be...

Reports from Standing Rock: Concussion grenades, hypothermia & the fight for clean water

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal member JoBeth Brownotter still hears the screams from the front line where she was tear-gassed and sprayed with cold water in freezing temperatures. “I am...

Live from Standing Rock: Repression and injustice on the protest lines

Rose Aguilar is sending daily reports from the pipeline protests at Standing Rock. Read more coverage here. It’s Friday night. I’m flying back to Bismark, North Dakota for my second trip...

The Agenda, Oct. 23-30: Does the Eastern Neighborhoods plan even work any more?

There’s more and more evidence that the Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, which since 2008 has guided development in a large swath of San Francisco, is out of date and no...

Turning point for City College

A team from the discredited, rogue accrediting agency will visit City College this month as part of a final determination on the status of the school – and at...

Gather the Nations

If you haven't attended a Bay Area powwow, you're in for a treat Sat/20, when the Fifth Annual BAAITS Powwow comes to Fort Mason, 10am-10pm. I've attended three of...

The big Thanksgiving lies

The history of feast day of gluttony and consumerism isn't what you were told in school. By  Tommi Avicolli Mecca NOVEMBER 24, 2015 -- There’s no denying that the popular story...

BIG WEEK: What to do July 28-August 3, 2015

Jerry Day, Jimmy Carter, Nihonmachi Street Fair, Ginger Pride Fest, Great Apes, Outsound, more essential events this week. By Marke B. BIG WEEK Alas, another abrupt closure on the local arts scene:...