MUNI Fare Strike Announced, Will Start Thursday

Posted August 30, 2005 by Emily Alpert

On Monday, activists held a press conference at the corner of 24th and Mission to protest the second MUNI fare hike since 2003. The 25-cent increase was approved this spring by MUNI’s governing body, the Municipal Transportation Agency, which has
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San Francisco’s Labor Movement is Stuck in Neutral

Posted August 30, 2005 by Randy Shaw

As Labor Day approaches, organized labor in San Francisco has sunk to an all-time low level of political influence. The stirring national debate about labor’s future that SEIU President Andrew Stern initiated has not been replicated locally, and local unions
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SFTU Keeps Up Pressure on Ellis Act Evictors

Posted August 29, 2005 by Saqib Rahim

Housing activists continued their protest of Ellis Act evictions Sunday by conducting an ‘open house picket’ in front of a Potrero Hill property. The San Francisco Tenants Union gathered fifteen or so activists at 838 Potrero Avenue, where ten people
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