Stories about Politics

Teacher’s Union endorses Wiener opponent for state Senate

Upstart candidate Jackie Fielder wins UESF nod

The Chron’s bizarre (but predictable) attack on Chesa Boudin

A former POA consultant is the only source for a ridiculous headline and a story that makes an ordinary political transition look like a scandal. Why?

Midge Ure, titan of New Wave, will take your questions now

The Ultravox and Visage founder puts on a legendary show. Now he's adding Q&As and song requests for deeper connection.

Cartooning the Japanese Internment, through George Takei’s eyes

In a book and show at the Cartoon Art Museum, illustrator Harmony Becker realizes a US tragedy in fine-grained detail.

Sorting out the California presidential primary

The rules are confusing. Read this if you want your vote to count.

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Screen Grabs: Bombshells, Cats, and Star Wars—must be holiday time

Sink your claws into blockbuster season—plus Lost Holiday, Miyazaki Mania, Agnes Varda, Chinatown Rising, and more

Foreign Correspondent: An open letter to a Trump-supporting friend

Robby reflects the views of some older white workers who are critical of the system and blame Democrats and liberals for its breakdown. Here's why they are wrong.

Michael Apted’s monumental, 55-year chronicle of class inequality

The director speaks about his celebrated UP series—now on '63 UP'—tracing the lives of 14 subjects across five decades

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.