Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: Poverty

The bad narrative of ‘bad choices’

It's an easy way to look away and blame homelessness on poor people.

Denmark, taxes, happiness, racism …

... plus saving the SIP hotels, cracking down on serial permit scofflaws, and more problems with private prisons. That's The Agenda for Feb. 22-28

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

Rally responds to anti-Asian violence

After attacks, a call for more community-based public safety solutions.

Screen Grabs: The outlaw sounds of youth

Lover's Rock and outlaw country docs. Plus: MC Escher, Black art history, and are we living in a simulation? New movies!

The next battle for People’s Park

Once again, UC is displacing people to expand its campus. It's a pattern.

The lady was a champ: Remembering Margo St. James, patron saint of sex work

Groundbreaking SF icon, who passed this month at 83, left an indelible mark on the fight for sex workers' rights

Screen Grabs: A trek through world cinema to scratch your travel itch

New Brazilian Cinema series, The White Tiger, Mandabi, and films from rural Mexico to Poland, India, and Sudan

Newsom budget hurts environmental justice programs

Shouldn't utilities -- not communities of color -- be paying for better fire prevention?

Chron rejects comments critical of Boudin editorial

Comments supporting the DA don't seem to violate the paper's standards; why were they blocked?