While Barack Obama tells his progressive base to blame Republicans for the lack of “change,” in some areas he has simply no excuse. As President, for example, Obama has deported more undocumented immigrants than George W. Bush. And while pressure Read More »
In the Long Run, ‘Jobs vs. the Environment’ is a False Choice.
Sometimes a decision forces you to think deeply about what you believe in and how you act on those beliefs. It happened to me when climate protection leader Read More »
To the Editor:
It would have been nice if you had included that candidates pay to be included on slate cards. Once I learned that I never again paid attention to a slate card. Before that, I had thought that Read More »
In the 2011 mayor’s race, John Avalos has won top backing from the San Francisco Democratic Party and is expected to gain the support of the San Francisco Tenants Union and the Bay Guardian. Yet Avalos is far behind Ed Read More »
I’ll admit it, I was not a fan of the redistricting commission when it was proposed. I opposed Prop 11 in November 2008, the initiative that created the commission; opposed Prop 20 in November 2010, the initiative that extended the Read More »
President Obama has discovered how serious the recession is. That’s what he told an audience in Chicago last week. To be fair, he was referring to revised data from the commerce department showing that the falloff in GDP was larger Read More »
Corporate Tax Cheats Have Your Money. Now They Want Your Blood!
On August 27, hordes of tourists and shoppers crowding the Market Street corridor in the sun were invited to participate in San Francisco Uncut’s first “Vampires For Empire Corporate Read More »
To the Editor:
The Asian community in San Francisco is very diverse; there are Vietnamese, Cambodians, Filipinos, East Indians, Laotians, and others. Interim Mayor Ed Lee cannot win by relying to Chinese voters only. But Senator Leland Yee has already Read More »