21st Century Stonewall in Moscow

Posted May 30, 2006 by Allen White

1000 POLICE ARREST 120 IN MOSCOW BRUTAL ANTI-GAY RIOT SF CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT BEATEN BIRD FLU IS “GOD’S PUNISHMENT TO GAYS” Police, skinheads, Orthodox Christians and national extremists, encouraged by homophobic rhetoric from Moscow’s mayor, brutally beat and taunted dozens of
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Some Reflections On Gentrification and Land Reform

Posted May 30, 2006 by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Gentrification is nothing new. In America, it’s been business-as-usual for a long time. Even in San Francisco. Most people know about the massive displacement of African Americans in the Fillmore, but how many people realize that a similar economic cleansing
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Some Thoughts About Memorial Day

Posted May 30, 2006 by Daily Kos

(Ed note: As thousands of American troops remain in harm’s way in Iraq, and with no end in sight to the cycle of violence triggered by America’s invasion, it is worth examing how the architects and cheerleaders for the war
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“School Beat…”

“School Beat…”

Posted May 26, 2006 by

Randy and Casey, Thanks for the regular School Beat column in Beyond Chron. Lisa Schiff has done an incredible job covering the many complex issues in our school district. The piece today on Making Schools Clean and Healthy was another
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Pelosi Promises Bush Impeachment Highly Unlikely

Posted May 26, 2006 by Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA)

Slightly over two months ago the Board of Supervisors passed and Mayor Newsom returned to the Board (though unsigned) Supervisor Chris Daly’s resolution to investigate and impeach George Bush and Dick Cheney for “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The resolution was
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The Summer Solstice of Sol Horizon

Posted May 26, 2006 by E. "Doc" Smith

Since their eponymous CD release in 2004, Sebastopol’s Sol Horizon has blossomed, becoming one of the most popular and forward thinking bands of it’s genre. The release of their latest CD, “First Light” and recent tours of California and Hawaii,
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