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Uber’s plans include attacking public transit

Documents filed for IPO reveal plans to privatize transportation, getting riders off public buses and trains and onto "Uber buses."

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.

The SF supes’ salvo against Wiener’s housing deregulation bill

A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.

US news media totally missed the point on the Mueller report

A Trump cabinet member and loyalist who says a sitting president can't be indicted says the president won't be indicted. That's hardly an "exoneration."

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

Plus: Kicking the NRA out of the SFPD, protecting the rights of minors to have a lawyer when they are questioned by the local cops -- and a Right of First Refusal for nonprofits to buy multi-family housing. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-17.

Mayor Breed’s brother should be released from prison

And so should thousands of other Black and Latino men serving unjust sentences due to racist criminal justice policies.

The reality about Nancy Pelosi …

.... plus questioning the mayor about homelessness, addressing racism in SF hiring, and dealing with the complex issue of conservatorships. That's The Agenda for Nov. 18-25.

Josephine Zhao hasn’t really dropped out

At least, that's what her supporters are saying—and despite the widespread condemnation of her transphobia, she could still be a factor in the race

New study says rent control doesn’t discourage new housing

USC researchers say the data shows that Prop. 10 wouldn't stifle housing production. That's a direct challenge to the real-estate industry campaign

Who supports real rent control — and environmental justice in Bayview?

Plus: Do we need Whole Foods or housing on Jackson and Van Ness? That's The Agenda for Oct. 1 to Oct. 7