Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: Privatization

Cohen hasn’t figured out how to collect Airbnb taxes

  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 15, 2014 – Sharen Hewitt, who is a hero to many of us and was one of my choices for Bay Guardian local heroes a few...

Soccer, Airbnb, and the colonization of the Mission

By Erin McElroy OCTOBER 13 -- By now the video of the young white “Dropbox Dudes” kicking the youth of color out of the Mission Playground has traveled the world...

Privatization and displacement, from Detroit to the Bay Area

By Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) "We are hiding out in our own house with no water," Shelah, a 15-year-youth and poverty skola, whispered on the phone to me. She went...

Privatization, Hollywood, and Robocop

(In which we take a break from local politics for a moment to reflect on popular culture and the politics of a Hollywood failure) By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...

Mayor Lee’s latest plaza-privatization plan is based on a troubling New York model

By Tim Redmond The Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development is pushing a plan that would allow private entities to "sponsor" public plazas – potentially allowing more commercial activity...

From the New Deal to the New Steal: The Food-Stamp-Cuts-to-Prison Pipeline

Corporate welfare already stole our taxes on the real From Politricksters to lying lawyers, social workers to akademik researchers- EVERYONE is eating from this poor people's meal By tiny, daughter of Dee,...

The (quiet) privatization of San Francisco

By Tim Redmond It is, of course, illegal to drink an open alcoholic beverage on the streets of San Francisco. It's also illegal to sit on the streets. Unless, that is,...