Stories about Poverty

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

For unhoused people, every day is an emergency

No PG&E. No fresh water. And then the cops take your survival gear and supplies. That's daily life on the streets for thousands of people.

Guess who’s a lawyer for the city’s worst planning scofflaw? (Hint: He writes for the Chron)

Plus: A key vote on Haney's housing bill -- and why has the Chron completely ignored the Vallie Brown eviction story? That's The Agenda for Oct. 27-Nov. 3

So many spooky Halloween movies!

From classics like 'Poltergeist' to newer scare fare like 'Knife + Heart': Grab some popcorn and cover your eyes.

The problem with the Blue Angels

Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.

Sup. Vallie Brown evicted low-income tenants

History as a landlord is missing from her campaign's well-crafted narrative.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.
AN IMAGE OF THE TOP GIRLS CAST

Review: ACT’s ‘Top Girls’ spotlights ladies of the ’80s (and 800s)

Caryl Churchill's 1982 play offers a pertinent breakdown of women's roles in Thatcher's Britain and beyond.

An open letter to Marc Benioff about homelessness

You're spending $30 million to study homelessness, when we already have the answers; why aren't you helping us?