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Tagged with: Protests

Remembering Spain’s 15-M Movement, Occupy’s scrappy precursor

As the US looks back a decade later, a necessary reminder that Occupy was a reverberation of a global movement.

Opinion: The Great Highway shutdown fiasco

It's worse for the environment. It's infuriated residents. The city needs to rethink the highway closure—now, when a compromise is possible.

‘It’s always been there:’ Dolores Huerta speaks out on racism and Jim Crow

At 91, the co-founder of the United Farmworkers Union is still active and speaking out against voter suppression.

Drag legend Terence Alan Smith takes center stage in ‘The Beauty President’

As Joan Jett Blakk, the performer made two historic runs for president. A new short film asks what could have been.

Screen Grabs: ‘Homeroom’ dives deep into a crisis-riven Oakland school year

Plus: Infamous '90s ambulance-chasing in 'Whirlybird' and a great free documentary series at BAMPFA outdoors

A move to save Cantonese language classes at City College

Most college Chinese language programs focus on Mandarin -- but in SF, Cantonese literacy is critical.

The budget’s not perfect — but it’s a lot better than what the mayor offered

Plus: Parklets, small business -- and the terrible mess that is public housing in the Western Addition. That's The Agenda for July 11-18

Nicki Jizz’s Black drag revue Reparations goes IRL after raising $20k online

Local queen didn't see the melanin-heavy show of her dreams as a baby gay. So she decided to create one.

Bay Area residents join efforts to end ‘merciless’ blockade of Cuba

Biden is still enforcing Trump's harsh sanctions despite a 184-2 UN statement of condemnation.

Screen Grabs: Recalling that very oddball cinematic year, 1971

What's in theaters—then and now. Plus" 'I Carry You With Me,' 'Scenes from an Empty Church,' more