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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Tagged with: Privatization

5 can’t-miss events help kick off Laborfest 2021

The 28th annual program is bursting with poignant events in an age of rising fascism, inequality, and discrimination.

More parks privatization: The horses of Golden Gate Park

Private vendor takes over public space for high-priced concession -- and workers get to live in trailers in the park (while homeless people are kicked out).

Books: Free City and the fight for community college education

A comprehensive history tells the story of the struggle to preserve SF's City College -- and block the neo-liberal approach to education.

A progressive wave in the East Bay

Victories over big money in Oakland, Richmond, Berkeley, and Antioch shows the power of community organizing.

Screen Grabs: Who will live in cities? Who will save our parks?

Political docs 'Push' and "Public Trust' raise unique yet urgent questions, and go beyond the usual 'You better vote' message

Two opportunities to address Black housing inequities

Midtown in SF and Golden Gate Village in Marin could become models for Black self-determination.

Who’s to ‘blame’ for our failures to respond to this crisis?

Politico recently put out an email blast asking “who’s to blame” for the COVID pandemic: The Olympics Games are postponed, but the Coronavirus Blame Games are...

Where’s the money for health care and saving the planet? Well, we clearly have it

With an unprecedented $2 trillion economic stabilization package at last finalized, and a flood of cash and credit emanating from the government to stem the...

Foreign correspondent: Hardliners win in Iran but turnout was extremely low

TEHRAN—The parliamentary candidates had rented a large hall for a campaign rally, but only a few hundred supporters showed up. They came to see...

Teacher’s Union endorses Wiener opponent for state Senate

The March State Senate primary in San Francisco is heating up. Jackie Fielder, the Indigenous-Mexicana queer activist who has been involved in the campaign for...