Politics

15 Sep 2021

Why SF Weekly Shutting Down is so Awful

By now you’ve probably probably heard: SF Weekly is shutting down indefinitely. When I first learned about it, I was somehow both shocked and unsurprised at the same time. Shocked because I can’t imagine San Francisco without an alt-weekly. Unsurprised because I know how broken the business of local, independent

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03 Sep 2021

How to Fight Against the GOP War on Voting rights

As you probably know, Republican politicians are rolling back voter protections and putting draconian limits on the right to vote across the country. We need to act! Thankfully the The Democratic Association of Secretaries of State is stepping up to help us do so. These are the people who serve as the

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02 Sep 2021

Massive Rise in SF Drug Overdose Deaths: City Hall Demonstration Demands Action

By Camila Vergara This Tuesday was International Overdose Awareness Day, a global effort to prevent overdoses and grieve those who have passed away. To mark it, activists gathered in front of City Hall in protest of the rise in accidental drug overdoses in San Francisco and to pressure city officials

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27 Aug 2021

The Fight for a $20 Minimum Wage has Come to California

The Short Version: Minimum wage is a joke in this country, even in California, which has the highest in the nation. So the folks at SEIU 2015 are fighting for a $20 minimum wage, starting with nursing home and homecare workers. These workers have been on the frontlines of the pandemic,

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18 Aug 2021

9 Reasons to Vote No on the Newsom Recall Even If You Hate Newsom

The Recall Gavin Newsom election is less than a month away, and you probably already have your mail-in ballot. The whole recall is bankrolled by just a few wealthy Republicans, and that’s just one of the reasons you should vote No on the recall. But consider these nine other absolutely

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12 Aug 2021

SF To Become 1st US City to Require Full Vaccination for Many Indoor Activities

Updated 11:05am 8/12/2021  It’s been coming for a while, but after many businesses (including big tech’s Facebook, Google, Lyft, Uber, Twitter) mandated vaccination for returning workers, and most San Francisco bars independently requiring proof of vaccination or a negative test with 72 hours upon entry, the Mayor’s Office is expected

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10 Aug 2021

Meet Kathy Hochul, the Next Governor of New York

In a “New York minute,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo fell all the way from grace. It’s been one week to the day since a scathing report out of the state’s attorney general’s office concluded that the New York governor had sexually harassed 11 women and created a toxic and intimidating work

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03 Aug 2021

Cuomo Refuses to Resign After Sexual Harassment Findings

All eyes are on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday after an investigation conducted by the state’s attorney general’s office found he sexually harassed multiple women and created a “toxic” workplace culture. The immediate question was would happen next. Cuomo answered swiftly with a full-throated rebuttal, saying the report findings

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