Stories about Workers

The myth of long-term housing “underproduction”

Has California—and SF—failed to build housing for the past 50 years? The data show otherwise

American myth-busting in Roxie’s ‘Dark Side of the Dream’

Ranging from 1930s Warner Brothers crime dramas to '60s exploitation flicks, the weekend series seethes and scathes with politics, passion.

Police accountability groups make POA contract an issue for supes, Farrell

Activists demand that new contract require cops to stop blocking reforms

Supes to vote on Wiener upzoning bill, Police Commission to vote on Taser initiative …

And an excellent guide to where the candidates for mayor stand on the major issues .... that's The Agenda for March 12-19.

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

Trump’s new plan: Arm theater ushers

It's not enough to protect the schools; how about the movies?

Progressive debate offers a bit of candidate clarity

Suddenly, everyone's against the Wiener housing bill. Plus: Leno gets quizzed on his dubious endorsements, Kim calls for $1 billion bond at for housing and Alioto loses all possible left credibility

Homelessness and the SF mayor’s race

Understanding the Homeless4mayor campaign, which is about self-determination for people who don't have homes

Campaign Trail: Breed, SuperPACs and D8 campaign money

Senior staff at two big developers combined to give Jeff Sheehy $12,500, by far the biggest influence money in the race so far

Foreign Correspondent: The US occupation of northern Syria

A permanent force creates another Middle East conflict -- with the US in a leading role