In his October 27 story, “Twitter tax break” could cost SF tens of millions more after IPO,” SF Chronicle reporter James Temple conflates two distinct tax breaks: the “Twitter” Mid-Market/Tenderloin payroll tax exemption on net new hires, and the Zynga-inspired Read More »
The past few elections have been extremely significant for public education, particularly due to local and state level issues promising tremendous impacts. By contrast, this coming Election Day, Tuesday November 5th, is locally scoped and has no issues of direct Read More »
Students, faculty, education staff and community organizations protesting growing inequity fueled by Wall Street corporations kicked off a week of action this Monday.
Joined by groups such as Jobs With Justice, AFT 2121, California Faculty Association, Peralta Federation of Teachers, Read More »
With Congress about to begin the next cycle of budget battles – mostly focused on how much more pain to inflict on Main Street communities across America – a far different message is bubbling up across the land.
Activists from Read More »
Given the city’s affordable housing crisis, with a closed section 8 waiting list that has 10K people on it, shelters full, and limited availability of care not cash housing how can a person be housed or linked to housing in Read More »
The October 28, 2013 edition of The New Yorker has an article on rising homelessness in New York City that is more remarkable for what it excludes than what it says (“Hidden City,” by Ian Frazier). In a paragraph listing Read More »
What a difference three months make! In the past few months the tables have completely turned on the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) which presides over California’s community colleges and has moved to revoke accreditation from City Read More »
AWESOME to see Raiders QB TERRELLE PRYOR sprint 93-yard touchdown run, tricking the Pittsburg Steelers, caught his teammates off guard, not expecting his move (he’s known to do the unexpected ), THUS longest touchdown run by a QB in NFL Read More »