ED Lee

03 Aug 2018

The Slow Death of Journalism is Endangering Our Democracy

At this point in time, good, smart and honest media is as important as ever, but it’s being funded less and less. The New York Times and The Washington Post are doing absolutely stellar jobs in digging up the nefarious doings of the Trump Administration and they are doing it with newsrooms half as full as the days of Watergate.

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22 Jan 2018

Your Chance to Demand a “Caretaker Mayor” for San Francisco

You’ve probably heard by now that, in the wake of Mayor Ed Lee’s untimely death, the race to be the next mayor is proving to be an interesting one. While there are eight candidates running, there’s a fear that if Supervisor London Breed is given the mayorship until the election,

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12 Dec 2017

RIP Mayor Ed Lee, My Sometimes Nemesis

When the alarm went off this morning I looked at my phone and saw I had eight texts, all from a variety of unconnected people. Considering my birthday is in four days, my first thought in that foggy, not quite awake state was “is it my birthday?” I looked at

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11 Jul 2016

The Kick Off Rally To Recall Mayor Ed Lee

Anyone who’s been paying attention in San Francisco knows there is a lot of discontent leveled at the mayor. From selling the city out to tech companies real estate developers, to blindly supporting a police department mired in racism issues, to pushing around homeless people like they were shopping carts in

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19 May 2016

Police Kill Unarmed Woman; Suhr Resigns

Homicidal Police. False Reports. Racist Texts. Hunger Strikes. Protest Marches. Supervisor Dissent. None were enough to convince Mayor Ed Lee that the San Francisco Police Department has a problem. But shit adds up. The lies, the murders, the marches, and the screaming – they add up. And today, when police

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02 May 2016

What San Francisco Failed to Learn From the First Dot-Com Catastrophe

“Why Does A Tomato Need A Website?” Or, What the City of San Francisco failed to learn, and refuses to learn, from the first dot-com catastrophe. by Eric Friedmann The one giant pillar upon which the city of San Francisco is built is galloping, naked, unapologetic greed. We all know

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20 Apr 2016

Activists to Go on Hunger Strike Till Chief Suhr is Fired

This was posted on the 1-2-3 to Replace Ed Lee Facebook group. The group was started during last year’s mayoral campaign, and has since become a great way for activists to organize and spread the word about causes. Shared by Yayne Abeba, who is a major force behind the Justice

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21 Mar 2016

Let’s Put Pressure on City Hall to Call a State of Emergency on Homelessness

Ed Lee still hasn’t signed the State of Emergency for homelessness yet. It’s been almost two weeks since we called him out on it, so now it’s time for the next step. Come out on Thursday to speak to the Board of Supervisors Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. Here’s the

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