Randy Shaw

Randy Shaw is the Editor of Beyond Chron and the Director of San Francisco’s Tenderloin Housing Clinic, which publishes Beyond Chron. Shaw is the author of four books on activism, including The Activist's Handbook: Winning Social Change in the 21st Century, and Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century. His new book is The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco

Articles by Randy Shaw

Giants: We Own the Pennant

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Defying skeptics, the San Francisco Giants are returning to the World Series for the third time in five years. Last night’s victory culminated a remarkable series that saw the Giants deliver heartbreak time and again to a St. Louis Cardinals
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Ted Gullicksen’s Broader Legacy

Posted October 16, 2014 by

My October 15 tribute to the late Ted Gullicken focused on his extraordinary contributions to San Francisco tenants. But his impact was even broader. As Sam Dodge pointed out at the Tenants Union gathering Tuesday night, Ted brought activists from
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Ted Gullicksen, SF Tenant Hero, Dies

Posted October 15, 2014 by

Ted Gullicksen, leader of the San Francisco Tenants Union and a key figure in the city’s tenant movement since 1992, died unexpectedly on October 13. He was 61. Having spoken with Ted last week and exchanged emails only a few
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Vote No on B: Save City Services

Posted October 14, 2014 by

Prop B impacts more San Franciscans than any other ballot measure. Yet this attack on vital city services is off the political radar. Sponsored by Supervisor Scott Wiener—whose pumpkin carving event next Sunday is an apt metaphor for Prop B’s
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Chiu’s False Narrative on Airbnb

Posted October 10, 2014 by

Supervisor David Chiu has repeatedly stated that this week’s legislation legalizing short-term rentals culminated a “two year process.” Chiu also claims that during this time he considered over forty amendments, reaching out to all stakeholders to ensure the best possible
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Bochy: The Giants Magician

Posted October 9, 2014 by

I have a simple question for SF Giants fans: if Bruce Bochy had been managing the Nationals, how many games would it have taken for Washington to have won? Three? Four? Could a Matt Williams’ led Giants defeated Bochy’s Nationals?
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