politics

25 Apr 2018

The Easiest Way You Can Fight Unfair Evictions

This Saturday at 11am is a mobilization for Yes on F, the proposition that will make give every San Franciscan facing eviction access to an attorney. It’s a pretty groundbreaking measure and could keep tens of thousands of folks in their homes. You can learn more about Prop F right

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02 Apr 2018

Can Tech Actually Help Get out the Vote?

By Full Circle Fund Rising Leader – Aiasha Khalid How’s The News treating you today? If you are getting exhausted of the goings on and the barrage of information and headlines, good news, the midterms are coming! Regardless of your politics, these are clearly an important moment in American electoral

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28 Mar 2018

You Can Help End Unfair Evictions in San Francisco

This Saturday at 11am is the kickoff party for Yes on F, the proposition that will make give every San Francisco facing eviction access to an attorney. It’s a pretty groundbreaking measure and could keep tens of thousands of folks in their homes. You can learn more about Prop F

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08 Mar 2018

How a Young, Son of Immigrants, is Turning SF Politics on its Head

He’s not a very tall or imposing man. His warm smile and approachable demeanor don’t scream hardened politician in the least bit. He uses his words as inspiration instead of weaponry. He may seem like a young idealist, but that’s exactly what should worry his opponents. Ryan Khojasteh brings his

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14 Feb 2018

My Journey from Male Lobbyist to Transwoman

Guest post by Maria Konner I was a male lobbyist, and now I’m a woman.  What I’m actually saying is that being a male lobbyist drove me to becoming a woman. Let me explain. Not all lobbyists are men, but characteristics of successful lobbyists are inherently male, and it was

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27 Oct 2017

How the Internet has Killed Civility

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner. It was originally about 2016 but rings just as true for 2017.   If 2017 and I were Facebook friends, I would’ve blocked it months ago. If it could text me, I’d change my number. If we were

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05 Jul 2017

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Trump’s Transcripts Instead of Watching Him

By Hannah Harkness  I’m what people call a Luddite. I’m shitty with technology. I’m not a snob who thinks not watching TV makes you better than other people, it’s just really not my thing. I genuinely don’t remember the last time I had a working TV and my laptops have

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