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25 Nov 2016

Why the Standing Rock Protest is Everyone’s Issue

The scene at Standing Rock is like a medieval morality play, pitting good against evil. Of all the nightmares in America today, one stands out as a symbol of everything that’s wrong: the Dakota Access Pipeline. As a symbol of all that’s right, we have the Standing Rock Sioux and

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sf hi rise
18 Oct 2016

We Need to Build Housing, Not Ugly Hi-Rises On Landfill

Why the new hi-rises built on landfill are in big trouble, and why Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are the best option for increasing density in San Francisco

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ADU studio
15 Jun 2016

11 Reasons to Build Accessory Dwelling Units Before Another High Rise

Yes, the city needs more housing, and here are 11 reasons why Accessory Dwelling Units are a better alternative to high rises. The city’s housing crisis triggers endless arguments about what to do. Opinions run the gamut from the build-build-build school of thought to the protectors of the status quo, with

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bernie sanders
10 Jun 2016

Hillary Gets the Nomination, But Bernie Won, Too

It seems like Hillary has sewn up the nomination, but in a lot of ways, Bernie also won. Anything could happen, in this strange election cycle, but it appears that—barring unforeseen circumstances—Hillary Clinton will be the first female president of the United States. It’s about time we had a woman

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Creative-Activism
27 Jan 2016

10+ Days of Creative Activist Mayhem Coming to San Francisco

The media’s buzzing with the old news of artists’ displacement in San Francisco. Every month the remaining members of the city’s arts community mourn the loss of yet another place where creative people lived or worked together for years. The cause celebre of artist David Brenkus ‘s eviction from his

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Kreuzdorf
30 Sep 2015

Let’s Fix This City: Building A Community For The Homeless…European Style

The average life expectancy for a homeless person is 30 years less than people who have shelter. It doesn’t have to be this way. In Germany for example there’s a much better system…

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container-city-Shipping-Container-Architecture
21 Sep 2015

Let’s Fix This City: Fast, Affordable, Housing

The annual changes in building codes, one building inspector told me, occur to insure that there’s always work in construction. It has nothing to do with public safety.

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