Guest post by Paul Barrera and Desi Danganan South of Market, the thriving Filipino-American community is banding together to turn their corner of the City into the freshest place to explore, shop, socialize, and eat — an effort anchored by UNDISCOVERED SF, the brand-new, admission-free festival of music, food, and culture.
By Tiana Miller Anyone who has been to Bushwick in the past few years, particularly near the intersection of Myrtle and Broadway, needs no reminder of how rapidly the area is gentrifying. With an upshot of high rise luxury condos pricing out many longtime home and business owners one wonders
By Hannah Harkness This summer is being referred to as “The Summer of Hell” by MTA riders. Line closures, derailments, fires and late trains are making everything insane for public transit riders. But as I look at the images of giant throngs of stranded riders popping up on my Facebook
By V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi The first African-American to pen a best-selling nonfiction book. The first African-American and first female to read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration. The first African-American female director. It seems that Dr. Maya Angelou was destined for a life of trailblazing firsts. Perhaps the initial, yet
San Francisco uber-capitalist Warren Hellman – a private equity titan who had been the youngest partner ever at Wall Street powerhouse Lehman Brothers – told me in 2007 that the central struggle of our times was this: “Capitalism won, and now we need to save the world from capitalism.”
The San Francisco Pension fund is valued at $21 billion with $475 million being actively invested in fossil fuel companies. If SFERS eventually commits to divestment, it will be the largest pension in the country to do so.
By Jonas Barnes Let’s be honest with ourselves, as an American people, for just a moment. We fucked up, everyone! Some months ago, we made a big mistake and allowed the highest office in our government to be inhabited by a giant man baby. The very man baby that, sooner