Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: Summer of Love

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

With great fanfare PBS is airing a 10-part series about the Vietnam War. Critics charge that under the guise of being even handed, series producers Ken Burns and Lynn...

50th Summer of Love gathering finally happening

It's been a long and winding road to bring a celebration of the 50th Summer of Love to the park -- permit kuffufles, safety glitches, and communication frustrations abounded...

1967 was not the Summer of Love in Detroit

Detroit is the most gut-wrenching movie I have ever seen. Fifty years ago, in 1967, San Franciscans here in our City by the Bay were being beseeched to wear flowers...

Party Radar: Still Raging

PARTY RADAR The anger and sadness that welled up this week when Trump targeted the transgender community -- even in the context of feeding the War Machine -- carried...

Resistance Party! Ultimate Pride Guide 2017

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2017 Pride started as a celebration of a protest, how cool is that? And watching SF Pride (Sun/25) progress from its raucous roots, through slick corporate extravaganza, and...

Party Radar: Summers of Love

PARTY RADAR Nightlife in San Francisco is descended more from the acid house-drenched 1988 Second Summer of Love in the UK -- brought to our shores in the early 90's by...

Why SF’s City Planning Department doesn’t get it

  There is no designated Sociologist position on the 200+ staff of San Francisco’s City Planning Department. And a bachelor/masters degree in Urban Planning can be received from many universities...

Big shebang for Human Be-In’s 50th

A huge celebration Sat/14 marks the 50th anniversary of the Human Be-In, the Owsley-fueled convergence in Golden Gate Park that gathered ten of thousands of earnest long-hairs for a day of...

Nimbys, SFBARF, and a clueless writer at the NY Times

The easy thing to do is just try to ignore the likes of SFBARF and hope they will go away. But they don’t, and in fact, a technology reporter...