Stories about Progressives
The 'grand bargain' for Bay Area housing is a sham -- the developers get what they want, vulnerable communities get nothing. And homelessness continues to increase.
Plus: Kicking the NRA out of the SFPD, protecting the rights of minors to have a lawyer when they are questioned by the local cops -- and a Right of First Refusal for nonprofits to buy multi-family housing. That's The Agenda for Feb. 11-17.
Mar offers plan to fund teacher raises, and it appears the progressive supes are going along, setting up a confrontation with the mayor.
Higher density leads to higher prices, not more affordability, a review of an upzoning experiment in Chicago shows.
Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.
Plus: Yee puts progressives in control of key committees.
Chiu and Wiener slate wins with candidates who do not represent a winning strategy for 2020.
The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.
Some progressives side with moderates to elect a cautious, compromise leader -- but Ronen emerges with a powerful political base.
... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.