SFPO to Hold its Second Annual Convention

Posted September 29, 2006 by Paul Hogarth

Last year, over 500 activists attended the Inaugural Convention of the San Francisco People’s Convention, a multi-issue umbrella organization of progressives designed to unify the city’s progressives together around a common agenda. It wasn’t a new idea. Ever since the
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Without a Seat at the Table

Posted September 29, 2006 by Peter Lauterborn

The case for youth engagement in politics and advocacy Are youth the leaders of tomorrow? Perhaps, but there is a strong need for young people to be active today in the political and policy-making processes. Need an example? This year,
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The Joe Zawinul Syndicate Comes to the Palace of Fine Arts

Posted September 29, 2006 by E. "Doc" Smith

One of my all-time favorite jazz keyboardists, the truly legendary Joe Zawinul, comes to the Palace of Fine Arts on November 2nd. I’ve seen Zawinul many, many times, mostly with his co-leader and Miles Davis alum, saxophonist Wayne Shorter in
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Defeating Republicans, 101

Posted September 28, 2006 by Randy Shaw

Now out in paperback, Crashing the Gate is authored by Markos Moulitsas Zuniga of DailyKos.com and Jerome Armstrong, formerly of MyDD.com who now coordinates the netroots for Mark Warner’s presidential campaign. Although the book was widely reviewed when released earlier
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School Beat: Calisphere–Our History at Our Fingertips

Posted September 28, 2006 by Lisa Schiff

Imagine having ready access to thousands of images, documents and diaries reflecting the complex and powerful past of California. Now imagine students reading transcribed oral histories for a school paper or teachers pulling together archived newspaper articles and political cartoons
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