Stories about One Percent

The future of cities—and the one percent

Urban America faces a crisis -- and we can't seriously discuss it unless we talk about billionaires.

A Drag Queen Story Hour star and activist publishes her own kids’ book

With 'The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish,' Lil Miss Hot Mess helps channel inner sparkle.

Affordable housing is a great bargain for SF

The New York Times (along with many others) completely misses the reality of the housing market in this city.

The misleading reports (and reporting) on Prop. E

Once again, some city officials (and the Chron) are using scare tactics to suggest that linking office growth to housing will ruin the economy.

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