Activism

17 Apr 2019

SAFE Navigation Center Fight Highlights San Francisco’s Humanity, and Lack Of

On March 4, Mayor London Breed announced plans to build the SAFE Navigation Center at Seawall Lot 330. The concept originally allotted for 200 beds (with up to 225 if the space could be worked out) that would provide warm, sheltered spots for at least some of the city’s homeless

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11 Apr 2019

Incompetence Keeps Salesforce Transit Center Closed Until Summer

The Salesforce Transit Center famously closed a month after it opened in August of 2018.  It was discovered that its support beams were cracking and that building was unsafe.  Fast forward 7 months, and the Transbay Joint Powers Authority is saying that the $2.2 billion transit hub will finally be

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11 Apr 2019

The Super Gay, Chick-fil-A, coming in San Jose

The restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, financially supports groups that oppose LGBTQ rights.  They are openly ‘Christian’, and openly gave $1.6 million to the ‘Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ which  discriminates against gay people.  That’s why it came as a surprise that they were able to build one of their Chick-fil-A’s, inside Mineta

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09 Apr 2019

How to Get Your Landlord to Make Repairs. The Smart Way

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco.  Attorney Daniel Wayne has a lot of the information you need to keep you in your home.  This month’s topic: When tenant’s should file a complaint with the city . Got a

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05 Apr 2019

A Clinic By Sex Workers, For Sex Workers Has a New Home

If you’re in the business of sex work, it can be difficult to be totally frank with your doctor.Take the case of the dominatrix with neck and shoulder pain from repetitive stress using paddles and whips. Her doctors told her to stop whatever was causing the pain.

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03 Apr 2019

Nipsey Hussle’s Last Gift Is Inspiration for Change

He was born Ermias Joseph Asghedom, became the legend as Nipsey Hussle and in death, the man is now a martyr. He advocated, invested, collaborated, created and gave to fight the very violence that took his life Sunday. He opened his heart and wallet regularly to better the lives of

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02 Apr 2019

America’s Cultural Paradox

By Harvey Rifkin The election of Trump in 2016 was not only about greed-driven economics for the wealthiest of Republican Americans, but really about a great cultural divide perceived by many working-class Republican Americans. Trump has done little to prop up economic life for working-class Americans, his tax cut went

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28 Mar 2019

Wealthy Waterfront Residents are Trying to Derail Navigation Center for Homeless

Mayor London Breed’s plan to build a 200-bed Navigation Center on a lot in South Beach will now have to face a legal battle by residents of the area.  The Navigation Center is a big part of the Mayor’s long-awaited plan to help fight homelessness in San Francisco. The parcel

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