Stories about Poverty

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

It’s easy to find housing in SF — if you’re in the 1 percent

Lots of new high-end condos coming on the market for rich people, but the private market can't build anything for anyone else.

Sarah Patterson named executive director of Folsom Street Events

The world's biggest fetish celebration has a new leader. We ask her about the challenges and future of Folsom Street Fair.

Fiery flamenco meets rousing gospel in ‘Soul Y Alma’

Theatre Flamenco's Carola Zertuche speaks about collaborating with Glide Ensemble for a very unique show.

Police Commission votes against using cops to address homelessness

Measure seeks to move the city away from sweeps and law-enforcement approaches to people living on the streets.

Screen Grabs: A very contemporary Les Misérables

Plus: an incredible tale of 70,000 VHS tapes, the Village People's disco disaster, and more in cinemas this week.

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

'This isn’t the end, this is the beginning of a movement'

DA Chesa Boudin sworn in with promises of dramatic reform

New DA vows end of cash bail, end of three-strikes, the start of restorative justice.

The violence of wealth-hoarding

The billionaires have undiagnosed hoarder-clutter disease -- and their greed is killing the rest of us.

Foreign Correspondent: What’s next for Bolivia after military coup?

'Morales was the glue that held everything together.'