Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Police

We have no privacy — but Facebook and Google do

By Tim Redmond JULY 3, 2104 -- I love Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. It’s a trade association for people who want to try to bring the Bad Guys to...

The Gay Shame 3 are out — and questioning Kink.com’s version of events

By Tim Redmond JULY 3, 2014 -- The three queer activists who spent time in jail after a protest over a "prison fantasy" party have been released, with the charges...

Privatization and displacement, from Detroit to the Bay Area

By Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) "We are hiding out in our own house with no water," Shelah, a 15-year-youth and poverty skola, whispered on the phone to me. She went...

Protesters in jail after Kink.com “prison party”

By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2014 -- Seven queer activists were arrested on Saturday night, June 28th, following a protest against a San Francisco Pride prison-themed Kink.com party. The seven arrested...

City beat: parking spaces for sale and mandatory jail time for sex workers

The city attorney is going after an app that auctions off parking spaces. Photo by Luke Thomas/Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond JUNE 23, 2014 -- The "sharing economy" can only...

Campaign against 16th and Mission project escalates

By Julia Carrie Wong JUNE 13, 2014 -- Last Friday morning, a group of 18 activists styling themselves “Minimus” huddled behind a stand of bushes on the grounds of ParkMerced,...

Privatization, Hollywood, and Robocop

(In which we take a break from local politics for a moment to reflect on popular culture and the politics of a Hollywood failure) By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...

SF district attorney wants to keep cop videos secret

    Public defender Jeff Adachi is unhappy about an attempt to squelch public access to police video By Tim Redmond JUNE 6, 2014 -- District Attorney George Gascon is trying to keep...

David Campos and the incredible journey

By Tim Redmond The campaign materials say things like “Supervisor David Campos immigrated to the U.S. from his native Guatemala at age 14 with his parents and two sisters.” It...

City Beat: the gender of violence and Equal Writes

  By Tim Redmond MAY 29, 2014 -- Local author Rebecca Solnit went on Democracy Now yesterday and made some critical points about the Isla Vista shooting. Her new book, Men...