When Will San Francisco’s Tourists Return?

Posted July 20, 2021 by

Workers, Businesses Await Tourism Revival The pandemic has shown how dependent San Francisco’s working and middle-class is on a thriving tourist industry. The hospitality industry offers the city’s largest share of blue-collar jobs. Its virtual closure has been devastating. Thousands
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What Does “Progressive” Mean?

Posted July 13, 2021 by

Are Black and Brown Working-Class Voters “Centrist”? If you followed the recent New York City elections you might wrongly conclude that “progressives” suffered a setback. Progressive victories in council and DA races were overshadowed by the mayor’s race, where primary
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“The Neutral Ground”–Review

Posted July 13, 2021 by

PBS’ “P.O.V.” Season 34 opener, C.J. Hunt’s documentary “The Neutral Ground,” begins with a 2015 shot of New Orleans’ Robert E. Lee statue.  Coupled with an incredibly tall pedestal, subsequent shots show how the monument dominates the Big Easy’s skyline.
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Letter to the Editor…

Letter to the Editor…

Posted July 9, 2021 by

I am writing in response to your July 7th article entitled “Will SF Expand Affordable Housing to All Neighborhoods.” Definitely an important question, but your analysis seems to oversimplify issues involved in several of the projects and neighborhoods. The clearest
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Will CA Protect Mobilehome Tenants?

Posted July 7, 2021 by

AB 978 Fills Tenant Protection Gap When California enacted statewide rent caps and just cause eviction protections in 2019 (AB 1482), a critical constituency was excluded: mobilehome park renters. Now, Assemblymembers Sharon Quirk-Silva and David Chiu are sponsoring AB 978
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