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Labor Movement Heading in Right Direction

Posted August 31, 2007 by Randy Shaw

Since the 1970’s, Labor Day’s arrival has triggered stories on declining union membership and the steep challenges faced by the United States labor movement. Labor Day 2007 will likely provide more of the same, particularly given the loss of union
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Judge Keeps Prop H on the Ballot

Posted August 31, 2007 by Paul Hogarth

Yesterday’s court hearing on Proposition H reminded me why voters are so cynical of our judicial system. In recent years, judges at the San Francisco Superior Court disqualified two citizen-led ballot measures – the Anti-Demolition Ordinance and the Bayview Referendum
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Allan Holdsworth Returns to Yoshi’s

Posted August 31, 2007 by E. "Doc" Smith

My all-time favorite guitarist is none other than the legendary Allan Holdsworth. I first saw him back in the late ’70s, in one of the latter incarnations of the Tony Williams Lifetime; next with the British group U.K., featuring Bill
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Bad Democrats, New York Public Transit …

Bad Democrats, New York Public Transit …

Posted August 31, 2007 by

Paul, You are obviously correct that not all Democrats vote with the right and/or with conservatives, but in the House Nancy Pelosi is responsible for bringing bad legislation to the floor for a vote. As Dennis Kucinich has pointed out,
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Media Drowns Gonzales Coverage With Vick

Posted August 30, 2007 by Randy Shaw

On Monday, August 27, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announced he was resigning his post. Demands for Gonzales’ resignation had been bipartisan, and his departure signaled a major defeat for the Bush Administration’s efforts to transform the Justice Department into the
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bushdogs

Going After the Bad Democrats

Posted August 30, 2007 by Paul Hogarth

It’s easy to get mad at the Democratic Party when the new Congress we elected to end the War can’t get us out of Iraq, and gave the Bush Administration more eavesdropping powers. But the problem is not with all
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School Beat: Welcome Back to School

Posted August 30, 2007 by Lisa Schiff

If ever the first week of school felt like a fresh start, this was it. On Monday our children entered new classrooms and our district’s new superintendent of schools, Carlos Garcia, had his real first day on the job with
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