Stories about Workers

The problem with ‘centrists’

They've helped ruin the country and threaten the planet. Why are we surprised that young people are angry about it?

Special Report: HIV, COVID, and the Latinx community

'An intersection of the multiple inequalities that exist in this country and throughout this country’s history'

The Chron gives up on homelessness

Yes, there's a solution (which the paper reports). But an embarrassing editorial says there's nothing anyone (except the private market) can do. And what about the Democratic Party?

Supes consider major changes in business taxes

Mayor wants to limit increases; board members want another $150 million a year from the biggest companies. Plus: Housing reports and Black Lives Matter posters in police stations -- that's The Agenda for July 12-19

Screen Grabs: Build your own silent film festival

Fairbanks, Murnau, Pabst, and more bring a golden age to your home screen. Plus a new Ferlinghetti doc and more

A display of belonging and hope in Chinatown (and on Instagram)

Christine Wong Yap's new projects collect memories and provide art for essential workers and online viewers

Anatomy of a corrupt $125 million city contract

Hearing reveals explosive data on how JCDecaux was in a filthy deal with the city -- a deal that now may be going down the toilet.

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

A packed month for the essential fest, featuring SF Mime Troupe, labor leaders, film, arts, music, more

A laser, a dog, and grape gum lead to feminist superpower in ‘Equality Girls’

Aya de Léon tackles sexism and a lecherous president in her vibrant new kids book

New Music: Chroma’s ‘Source of Nurture’ comp features East Bay faves

Club Chai's Lara Sarkissian and 8ULENTINA contribute to charitable project, which centers work by women of color