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Saturday, September 26, 2020
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Tag: Philosophy

Screen Grabs: Mill Valley, SF Dance, Drunken Film Fests ….

SCREEN GRABS It’s a starry as well as busy week in Bay Area filmgoing, with major openings including the new Bradley Cooper/Lady Gaga A Star is Born remake—which yrs truly...

‘Founding Father’ knows best: The problem with Brett Kavanaugh

Do you believe that the contours of your relationship with other people should be determined by a group of 20- and 30-year-olds living 250 years ago? This is what Brett...

Examined Life: Power, patriarchy, and the imperfect guru

It’s the end of an era, albeit a very short one. In 2014, Against the Stream (ATS) Buddhist Meditation Society—an organization founded by counter culture Buddhist teacher Noah Levine—opened a...

OPINION: Stopping rent-hikes in affordable housing

Young Community Developers has been fighting for Bayview residents and the entire District 10 community for more than 45 years. In 2016, YCD full leased-up it’s first affordable housing...

Tenant Troubles: Do landlords really have a secret ‘Rule of Seven?’

Editor’s note: It’s hard to be a renter in San Francisco these days; some landlords are constantly looking for ways to squeeze out more rent money, to replace long-term...

Very live, from the Bay Area: Pop-Up Magazine returns with fresh new stories

"Live is definitely its own medium," says Anita Badejo, senior producer for Pop-Up Magazine—the marvelous, one-time-only, three-times-a-year live show that originates in the Bay Area and tours around the county....

A challenge to sitting judges — and the secretive judicial system

Judges don’t like elections. That’s been true in San Francisco for decades, and it’s true in most of the rest of the country. The people who sit on the...

Explosive debate finally shows the candidates as they are

The best and most revealing mayoral debate so far – because it was an actual debate – took place last week at the Potrero Hill Democratic Club. (Thanks to...

Examined Life: New Year’s resolutions … good practice or delusion?

Welcome to Examined Life, our new column that explores the intersection between politics, culture, and living mindfully in the Bay Area and beyond.  EXAMINED LIFE No one knows exactly how long the concept of a...