Stories about One Percent

How the NY Times bungled coverage of the Warren/Sanders tax plans

Unpacking the assumptions and failures of a story on (gasp!) how conservative economists respond to the concept of a wealth tax.

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

Not a great night for Bernie. A "breakout" for Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren still the overall winner -- but Biden is done, period.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Senator says it's pretty clear he is going to win California.

ACT’s ‘Sweat’ asks: When does class solidarity end and racism begin?

Lynn Nottage's sensational play doesn't flinch from showing how decisions of distant capitalists slice deeply into workers' lives.

Breed’s opposition to Prop. C shows she’s on the side of big business

And her statement defending her position is based on inaccurate Chamber of Commerce talking points

The real rent control debate

Effective controls on rents help local economies -- no matter what the landlords say about Prop. 10

Breed now well ahead with only 8,000 to count

It seems likely at this point that Mayor Breed will take office in July -- and the next stage of the battle for the city will begin immediately

Foreign Correspondent: The politics behind the Gaza protests

A look inside the uprising -- and a case for the only viable two-state solution

Why workers had to strike in Oakland

Don't blame union members for a cost-of-living crisis that they didn't create