Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Neighborhoods

Living Large: A tribute to Shock G from a Bay Area kid

Outlandish rapper's gleeful freedom presented an alternative form of masculinity for a Mexican American fifth grader.

Review: In ‘Uncanny Valley,’ disturbing ripples from artificial intelligence

Excellent De Young show reveals technology's ties to oppressive tactics—and art's to the arms trade

If we don’t have to wear masks outdoors, how will we angrily judge each other?

The CDC rolls back restrictions for activities and small gatherings. Now what will we use to measure our moral superiority?

Facebook’s housing echo chamber

Zuckerberg money funds news outlets that repeat Zuckerberg group's supply-side position on the housing crisis.

Money for ‘safe sleeping’ sites — or permanent supportive housing?

Legislation by Sup. Rafael Mandelman aims to get people off the streets -- but homeless advocates are not supporting it. That's The Agenda for April 18-25

Black Freighter Press sails in, boosting writers of color and radical imagination

The revolution will be published, with the help of SF Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin and Alie Jones' new outlet.

A call for the state to revoke PG&E’s license to sell power

In the wake of more criminal charges, some say the PUC should end the private utility's role as the main energy provider in Northern California (paving the way for public power).

Screen Grabs: Tragedies of global market capitalism on display

From Lesotho to Ohio, new films draw a damning through-line. Plus: Oscar nominated shorts

More parks privatization: The horses of Golden Gate Park

Private vendor takes over public space for high-priced concession -- and workers get to live in trailers in the park (while homeless people are kicked out).

The continual violence faced by Asian communities and women of color

There are so many things wrong with this murder spree, the bizarrely apologetic reaction of the sheriffs, and the ensuing media narratives about this hate crime.