Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: One Percent

A union at Google? Here’s why

Organizers explain why tech workers need representation too.

Missing in Action on Veterans Day

Where is the discussion of military-dependent families? (Oh, and this day was supposed to be about peace, not war).

Why did so many people vote for Trump?

Radical economic inequality causes social breakdown. We're seeing it right now.

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

How Big Philanthropy undermines democracy

I have never believed that Big Philanthropy was the solution to economic inequality. The very, very rich give money to organizations and institutions that either bestow honors on them...

Large majority of voters support tax on millionaires

Some 70 percent of California voters would support a higher tax on income above $1 million, a new poll shows. The survey, by the highly respected firm of David Binder...

We’re all outside agitators at this point

We all knew America was a powder keg and, we all knew it had to blow up. Endless police or vigilante violence against Black and Brown people – executed...

The future of cities—and the one percent

The New York Times devoted its entire Sunday Review section this week to an analysis of the future of cities. It’s a critical topic: Cities have been for millenia...

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

For the majority of Americans, drag queens are performers they catch every Friday night on RuPaul’s Drag Race or at their local gay bar (pre-pandemic). For former San Francisco performer...

Affordable housing is a great bargain for SF

A recent New York Times article, headlined "Why Does it Cost $750,000 to Build Affordable Housing in San Francisco," continues the Gray Lady's endless assault on the factual reality...