The idea of a universal basic income has been gaining support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but the idea has really been around for hundreds of years. Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang popularized the idea with his concept of the Freedom Dividend, which would have given “$1,000 a month, [or]
Guest post by Wesley Wells We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The full agenda can be accessed on the BoS website.
I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.
Tech companies are striking it rich during the coronavirus pandemic, while the working class is stuck in dire financial straits. But our dystopian Dickens-novel “Best of times, worst of times” phenomenon that has plagued San Francisco for years could change thanks to a piece of legislation just approved by the
We find what joy we can from the little things as coronavirus has decimated out meetups and gatherings, particularly as we do not have an in-person SF Pride this June. But there will be a gratifying commemoration this June of the Tenderloin’s legacy in the modern-day trans rights movement, and
They’re still counting ballots, but we know most of the winners in the SF Democratic County Central Committee elections, the nerdy but powerful behind-the-scenes elected Democratic body that an astonishing 56 people were running for this year. The race breaks San Francisco down into two districts, and in 2020, we
You may have heard that the Mezzanine, one of San Francisco’s beloved music venues, was being forced out of its home on 444 Jessie st. The Mezzanine’s landlords threatened to raise their rent by 600% by year’s end, essentially kicking them out in order to convert the thriving nightlife venue
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