Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: NRA

Raising the wage for tipped workers

'Waging Change' by Berkeley filmmaker Abby Ginzberg tracks the fight for better service industry pay, from 9/11 to #MeToo.

Big money from the cops is becoming politically toxic

One of the positive results of the past week of in-the-streets outrage is the increased focus on politicians who take money from law-enforcement organizations – and on the possibility...

Trump, racism, gun culture, and mass murder

Donald Trump has done a lot of terrible things. He conspired with a foreign country to interfere with a US election. He lied about his obstruction of justice, and...

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

The second round of the Great Debate tonight -- and it's a flawed concept -- started with a kind of bogus question about socialism. John Hickenlooper, the former governor...

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

The collapse of Pacific Gas and Electric Company is leading to serious efforts on both the statewide and the local level to replace the failed private utility with public-power...

Alioto Facebook post leads to scary comments about David Campos

A series of Facebook posts started by former Sup. Angela Alioto have created concerns about possible threats to local Democratic Party Chair David Campos – and Alioto’s response is...

Drag Queens Against Guns

On June 12th, 2016, a mass shooting left 49 dead and 53 wounded at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Latin night. As someone who helps organize one of...

Foreign Correspondent: Australia solved the gun problem. We can too

  Progressives aren't supposed to say this. But none of the major gun control proposals now being debated in Washington would actually stop mass shootings. I know that sounds heretical,...

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Open Studios, Circus Veritas …

ARTS FORECAST You've mastered Halloween (or, like me you've mastered watching everyone's Halloween costumes on Instagram), but are you ready for Day of the Dead? One of my favorite times,...

Party Radar: 23 hot fright fests for Halloween

PARTY RADAR Three perfect things you should do right now to get into the mood for Halloween: *** Go see a scary film at the always gore-rific Another Hole in...