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Tagged with: Poverty

Screen Grabs: ‘Noir City’ tackles still-relevant issues in black and white

Racial strife to potential pandemic, the fest's 19th edition resonates. Plus: Seven Samurai, The Batwoman, Stunt Rock, more

A houseless woman gives birth in a porta potty in Oakland—and the baby lives

No pre-natal care. Nowhere to go. And yet, thanks to community action, mama and child are okay.

Don’t blame progressives for problems like homelessness, drugs, and crime

Neoliberal mayors and their failed market-based policies have created the crisis that the left is now trying to solve.

Justice for Tyrell Wilson, homeless and dead in a largely white town

The challenges of 'not looking dangerous' in the California suburbs

Screen Grabs: Fighting back, from Armenian revolution to Civil Rights struggle

Plus: An in-depth look inside Balanchine's notorious ballet classroom. New movies!

Screen Grabs: Queens on parade, from Capote to ‘Jamie’

Plus: SF Short Film Fest, Crossroads Fest, and a very terrible 'Malignant'

Bridge housing talks about community empowerment …

... and then supports two bad housing bills that do the exact opposite. And they want my money.

In ‘Plexiglass,’ a poet illuminates voices of the incarcerated

A new volume offers a critique of the criminal justice system through the lens of prison writing workshops

Oakland activists say they don’t want the CHP to patrol their streets

Will more cops really make people of color safer? The community isn't so sure.

Excess profits tax on billionaires could vaccinate the entire world

New study shows just how much richer the rich got in the pandemic—and what could be done if we taxed some of that unearned wealth.