Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Sanders

The Agenda, April 24 -39: Real health-care reform!

A measure that would transform health care in California and set the stage for a profound change nationwide comes before its first committee Wednesday/26. SB 562, by Sens. Ricardo Lara...

What if everything the national Democratic Party leaders think about campaigns is wrong?

You could fill half a library with all the post-election analyses, recriminations, post-mortems and debates over the worse debacle to hit the Democratic Party in decades. We all know...

The SF election: What happened?

 The 2016 election may well be a turning point in our national and local politics. The problem is that it’s unclear what direction the politics will take. At the national...

Corporate Democrats, nationally and at home

I am not an expert on national politics or the national Democratic Party. But I think at this point we ought to be able to agree on a few...

Now, more than ever, San Francisco matters

Eight years ago, I rode home from Election Night parties on my bicycle and had to stop, over and over, because people were out dancing in the streets to...

‘Moonlight’ electrifies

SCREEN GRABS In 2008, the SF International Film Festival premiered then-local resident Barry Jenkins’ Medicine for Melancholy, a stylish surprise in which a one-night-stand between two attractive young African-American people...

Bernie comes to SF to support Jane Kim, Prop. 61

Bernie Sanders was in town Saturday morning to rally with Jane Kim (and a lot of other progressive candidates) before doing an event in favor of Prop 61. The Kim...

Bernie Sanders group endorses Dean Preston for supervisor

More than a dozen activists gathered in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle today as "Our Revolution," a political organization founded by Bernie Sanders, announced its endorsement for Dean Preston...

The bizarre case of Josh Arce’s gumshoes

If the San Francisco election wasn’t strange enough already, it just took a dive off the political deep end. Check this out: In District 9, a staffer for Josh Arce...

The Agenda, June 27-July 4: Why Kim really won, helping victims of the Mission fire …

  The supporters of Sup. Scott Wiener are trying to downplay the stunning victory of Sup Jane Kim in the primary of their state Senate race, explaining that Kim’s narrow...