Stories about Poverty

Screen Grabs: Jewish Film Fest, Eighth Grade, Blindspotting …

The Cakemaker, a double feature of classic French films starring Andrew Clement, Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti, and more in cinemas this week.

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

Foreign Correspondent: A political landslide in Mexico

On Sunday, democratic socialist Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a stunning 53 percent of the presidential vote, transforming the political landscape.

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

The North Korea summit: We have been here before

Why Washington hawks will block any real peace agreement -- as they always have in the past

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

The movement for economic human rights -- by the unhoused -- continues its national trek

OPINION: US policy forced people to leave their homes and immigrate here

The Civil Rights Movement reminds us that change is possible, even when it seems against all odds

Mayor’s sweeps are a failure, new study shows

Complaints about encampments only increase after sweeps; 'it's like ping-pong'

Campaign trail: Alioto, Breed seek GOP support …

... and a Leno/Kim event is shut down after Breed supporters shout down speakers

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

The Big Kahuna of film fests takes over cinemas. Plus: Journey's End, The Quiet Place, Beauty and the Dogs, Itzhak, and more in theaters.