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The deep problem with the Glasgow summit that leads to failure

The global elites ask none of the insanely rich to give up anything, and let oil companies off the hook—while they seek sacrifice from the rest of us. Not going to work.

When Hunter Thompson worked for his arch-enemy, the Hearst Corporation

The legendary Gonzo journalist hated the big corporate empire—but spent years working for it. That's a key part of local media history.

Why is the Equality Act stalled in the Senate? Ask Joe Manchin …

... or Susan Collins. Or the 49 other Republicans who are unwilling to sign on to a very basic bill protecting LGBT civil rights.

A Democratic president actually talks about taxing the very rich

Thank Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street and other organizers and activists for forcing the Democratic Party to the left

Money for ‘safe sleeping’ sites — or permanent supportive housing?

Legislation by Sup. Rafael Mandelman aims to get people off the streets -- but homeless advocates are not supporting it. That's The Agenda for April 18-25

Books: ‘Drug Use for Grown-Ups’— everything we think about illegal drugs is wrong

Carl L. Hart's book dismantles anti-drug propaganda, prodding an honest dialogue about prohibition and addiction.

Denmark, taxes, happiness, racism …

... plus saving the SIP hotels, cracking down on serial permit scofflaws, and more problems with private prisons. That's The Agenda for Feb. 22-28

Foreign Correspondent: US hypocrisy on Cuba continues

State Department ‘terror list’ includes countries that aren't terrorists and excludes those who are.

How do we think about 2020?

And have we learned any lessons that will make for a better 2021?

Why corruption matters

The sleaze at City Hall undermines public faith in government -- at a time when the future of humanity depends on it.