Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: the resistance

New Music: Big Joanie, Eki Shola, Osees, Clipping., more deliver fall-ready tunes

August may be fading into fall, but the music in 2020 keeps on a-coming. Here are some joints resonating with us. PSA: STOP MURDERING BLACK PEOPLE. WE JUST WANT TO LIVE. Buscrates,...

Screen Grabs: Every day they write the book

Writing and writers seem to be the dominant theme in this weekend’s new releases—something that is seldom a particularly exciting subject for movies, admittedly. But between a high-profile literary...

Take that, 2020: The Mime Troupe pivots to web

It’s a rough time for live theater. As San Francisco arts organizations brainstorm ways to carry their message into the COVID era, some of the city’s most veteran radical...

A brief history of replacing Trump with kittens

Picture in your mind’s eye a bug-eyed, enigma-faced kitten at peace, chilling in its home, it’s cheek tufts spreading wantonly. I hate to do this to you, but now...

Screen Grabs: Cinema’s future in doubt, but these world classics endure

Movie theaters (drive-ins aside—who’d have imagined they’d get a comeback?) remain closed for the time being, their re-openings TBD in the Bay Area and many other parts of the...

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

The George Floyd uprising, the massive Juneteenth Oakland port blockade, gig workers protesting outside CEO's houses: All of these in the past month have shown that the power of...

Generations of activism: Checking in with Cleve Jones

The LGBTQ community has already survived the tragic loss of Harvey Milk, the deaths of hundreds of thousands during the AIDS pandemic, and decades of discriminatory legislation. But lifelong activist...

As Amazon burns, Democratic leaders deny climate-change debate

As the Amazon rainforest blazed into blackening skies in Brazil, further intensifying the climate crisis, activists’ months-long push for a Democratic Party presidential debate focusing on humanity’s most existential...

In Yuba County, protesting Northern California’s last ICE prison

On Friday, July 12, about 400 protesters gathered on the steps of the Yuba County Jail in Marysville to protest what is believed to be the only ICE detention...

Rival GoFundMe launched to counter anti-homeless Embarcadero group’s

After a contentious meeting earlier this month about a homeless navigation center coming to the Embarcadero, a group of residents from the wealthy area launched a GoFundMe campaign, aiming...