Guest article by David Bogachik from the Dialogue for Life Project San Francisco has recently gained notoriety for evicting her most vulnerable citizens. Iris Canada’s story got worldwide press coverage. I wrote about other seniors who didn’t survive evictions. Almost every case involved illegal actions against seniors. Still, even when tenants had won
I can’t stop thinking about how multi millionaires and billionaires, who tout themselves as liberals, tried so hard to defeat a tax that would benefit the most destitute of our community, while costing them what is practically a rounding error.
Earlier this month 48 Hills reported on heartbreaking new videos detailing how the cops and the Department of Public Works are throwing away the personal belongings of San Francisco’s homeless population. This often includes such important items as medication, family photos, mementos from dead loved ones, and survival gear like sleeping bags and tents. Not only is this reprehensible, it’s also in violation of the rules.
What happens when you’re taught to lower your expectations? What happens when, from the earliest age, you are taught by your collective society to minimize both yourself and the things that you want for yourself? This is what you end up with: A woman is beaten every 9 seconds on
Veronika Fimbres wants to be the next Governor of California. But first she needs your help in getting her name on the ballot. Fimbres must pay a $4,000 filing fee in order to run. As of this writing, her Go Fund Me page has received a single $50 donation. “I decided to
I love my mom. The immensity of my love for her is beyond words. Besides bringing me into the world, she (along with my dad) has been my strongest supporter, fiercest ally, and loudest cheerleader. And that’s why I’m not getting her flowers for Mother’s Day. Instead of sending her
Passover ends in just a few hours and my productivity is battling it out with thoughts of bread, pasta and beer. I’m seriously having all of that for dinner tonight. But before sunset rolls in I wanted to reflect a bit on Passover this year. For the first night Seder
If you don’t know who Shaun King is by now, you must not know how to use social media. He’s the Senior Justice Writer for the NY Daily News, an incredibly influential social justice advocate, and a goddamn master of social media. A couple months ago when we were helping raise