Stories about Poverty

OPINION: Defunding the police is just one step

We need to look at all the laws that divide the 'entitled' from the 'non-entitled.'

Homeless sweeps come back to the Tenderloin

Lawsuit settlement lets police remove people and confiscate tents -- when there is still nowhere for most people to go.

Foreign Correspondent: Lessons from the Cuban police

Community-based crime fighting -- with very little violence -- should be part of the US debate.

PHOTOS: Tenderloin streets filled with trans activists, allies for Courthouse 2 Compton’s march

Amid chants of "Black Trans Lives Matter" and "Defund the Police," a demonstration honoring a historic uprising

Stop calling the police on us

Think before you pick up the phone to bring the cops down on people of color and unhoused people. Too often, it ends in death.

The rest of the world sees uprisings, not riots

Foreign correspondent: The United States is paying the price for denying people what Malcolm X called ‘the right to be a human being.’

From Angelou to Zinn: An anti-racism resource guide

Looking to sharpen your knowledge or inform your neighbors? This list by Victoria Lynn Alexander covers everything from donation funds to deep reading.

Screen Grabs: Into ‘The Vast of Night’—and beyond

Sexism in the US music business and on the streets of Algeria, an unearthed Elizabeth Taylor curiosity, more films out now

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

OPINION: Thousands of empty hotel rooms -- and the best the city can do is put houseless people behind a nine-foot chain-link fence?

Supes have plan to staff hotel rooms — but mayor ignores it

Increasingly bitter divide at City Hall as SF misses 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity