14 Jun 2022

What The Recall Of Chesa Boudin Reveals About San Francisco

If one word in the English language could succinctly describe San Francisco, what would it be? For me, the word that most accurately describes San Francisco is contradiction. We want to have it all. San Francisco outwardly wants to be a city that is a safe haven for the disenfranchised,

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09 Jun 2022

Who Will Replace Chesa Boudin? Just Follow the Money

A billionaire conservative and his GOP pals spent $7 million on a campaign to convince San Franciscans to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin. They were helped by a steady drumbeat of negative press, which blamed Boudin for all the crime and homelessness in San Francisco, the same problems we’ve had

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28 Mar 2022

How to Pronounce ‘Chesa Boudin’ Correctly

I’ve heard the San Francisco District Attorney’s name pronounced so many different ways in the press and in conversation that it’s hard to keep track of what the correct way to say his name is.  So we asked Mr. Boudin how it’s done. Here is how Chesa pronounces his own

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11 Aug 2021

Effort To Recall Chesa Boudin Fails Due To Lack of Signatures

Well, that’s $277,000 worth of tech donors’ money down the drain. After raising $277,000 to recall San Francisco district attorney Chesa Boudin, that movement faced a deadline of today to submit the necessary 51,325 signatures to the Department of Elections in order to make the ballot. They fell short and

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29 Mar 2021

Chesa Boudin Got Interviewed on ‘60 Minutes’

Progressive, socialist San Francisco district attorney Chesa Boudin has barely been in office a year, and already a coalition of tech donors and Republicans are trying to recall him from office. Boudin’s focus on reform instead on incarceration has made him a frequent national target on Fox News, but a

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23 Sep 2019

Why You Should Support Chesa Boudin, the Socialist Running for SF’s District Attorney

Political junkies call electoral contests such as the one coming this November an off-year election.  The characteristics of such elections are: no big political office such as President or Governor, low voter turnout, and usually a more conservative electorate.  But interested BAS readers can turn San Francisco’s off-year election into

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18 Jul 2022

By Appointing Brooke Jenkins, Mayor Breed is the Real Winner of the Boudin Recall

By Ian Firstenberg In a year, Mayor London Breed has effectively insulated herself and consolidated her political power through a series of influential appointments, most recently appointing Brooke Jenkins to succeed the recently recalled Chesa Boudin. Jenkins, the face of the Boudin recall, was sworn in as San Francisco’s new

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03 Jul 2022

Four Reasons Not To Celebrate the Fourth of July

The fourth of July supposedly symbolizes freedom. It means liberty, self-governance. Independence from tyranny. July 4th is supposed to be fun, because living in America was supposed to be fun. The ruling fathers wove opulence into the foundational documents of this country. They killed and enslaved for extravagant wealth, for

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