Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: Port

New Music: The Seshen’s sonic-visual journey through ‘Cyan’

Forget it. This version of longtime favorite band The Seshen (playing Thu/27 at Rickshaw Stop)—where lead vocalist and lyricist Lalin St. Juste emancipates herself and this Bay Area band to reform...

Why Richmond said No to coal

On Tuesday, January 14, to the delight of environmentalists and health advocates and the consternation of the coal industry, the Richmond City Council passed an ordinance banning the storing...

At Zinn Fair, Peter Cole explores SF’s unique history of labor and race

In Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in South Africa and the San Francisco Bay Area, labor historian Peter Cole uncovers the undocumented history of waterfront activism and its role in...

Is Mayor Breed planning more homeless sweeps?

A press release from the Mayor’s Office arrived in my inbox two days ago, to wit: Mayor London N. Breed today joined City officials and community partners to launch the...

Foreign Correspondent: Trump’s piracy on the high seas

ISTANBUL— The drone attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities on September 14 is jolting the entire Middle East, the latest incident in a months-long battle between the Trump Administration and Iran....

What’s really going on in Hong Kong

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT For more than three months, people in Hong Kong massed in the streets to protest a proposed extradition law. Critics say it would allow China to extradite dissenting...

What the vaping ballot initiative is really about

You can’t walk around San Francisco these days without running into somebody gathering signatures to “raise the legal age for vaping products” or to, as one told me, “keep...

Homeless, at the airport

“Get up, you have to move along…did you hear me? It’s time to move along…” The hard wood of the baton slammed against the soles of my already sore...

Race, labor, and activism on the waterfront

For those unfamiliar with the radical history of dockworkers leading the fight against economic and racial inequality for workers across color lines, Peter Cole’s book Dockworker Power: Race and...
Jeff Adachi

The local TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death is a disgrace

I’m just going to come right out and say it: Some of the TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death has been utterly repugnant. Channel 4 and Channel 7 seem...