Stories about Politics

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

Should our rights today be determined by a group of 20- and 30-year olds who lived 250 years ago? The Supreme Court nominee thinks so.

The complex politics of Myanmar …

...and why the US should help the refugees but avoid sanctions

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

Rust Belt SF? Are we doomed by progressive politics?

SPUR report says the left is going to ruin the city -- but there are other ways of looking at the next 50 years

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

Plus: Fringe Festival, Electronic Music Festival, Bay Area Now, Opera in the Park, Oakland Pride, and more upcoming events

The Prop. C job-loss myth …

... Plus: The Chron's RCV hypocrisy, Breed and Wiener stick by transphobic candidate, and when will the Big Tech attacks start?

Attacking an SF judge for being too ‘soft on crime’

Chron, anti-crime group go after Judge Chris Hite because he doesn't want to send a young Black man to jail for car burglary

Screen Grabs: Soviet Hippies, Green Film Fest, John McEnroe

Rodents of Unusual Size, Gabriel and the Mountain, Crime + Punishment, more coming to cinemas

Prop. C kickoff puts politicians in the spotlight: Whose side are you on?

It's the most important effort to address homelessness in SF history; who is with the community and who is running away?

We know how to control housing costs

An urban economics and housing expert explains the truth about rent control