School Beat: NCLB Strikes Out Again

Posted May 29, 2008 by Lisa Schiff

According to many of our elected federal leaders, in the year 2014 the United States will witness a miracle. At that time, 6 years from now, all children in this country enrolled in grades K through 12 will be absolutely
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Chamber of Commerce Commits Act of Chutzpah

Posted May 29, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

In a flyer mailed out to business owners throughout the City, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce claimed that it “stands together” with “the little guy” — because it represents 2,000 “family-owned businesses, start-ups and companies of every shape and
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Florida-Michigan Controversy; Scott McClellan …

Florida-Michigan Controversy; Scott McClellan …

Posted May 29, 2008 by

To the Editor: Your article re: Fla. and Mich. Primary votes and “punishment” conveniently overlooks the fact that the Florida Schedule was set by a Republican-controlled legislature and a Republican Governor and might very well be continued as such in
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Florida-Michigan Fight Not About Clinton v. Obama

Posted May 28, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

The May 31st DNC Rules Committee meeting to resolve the Florida-Michigan dispute has been framed as another chapter in the ongoing saga between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. But even if Clinton gets everything she wants on Saturday, Obama will
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Tenderloin Post Office Patrons Celebrate Huge Victory

Posted May 28, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

After a long community struggle to demand that the Tenderloin get a full-service post office, the US Postal Service announced plans on May 14th to expand their bare-bones facility at 101 Hyde. Last night, Post Office Patrons (POP) – a
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“Charley’s War” Volume 4: Blue’s Story

Posted May 28, 2008 by Peter Wong

“Charley’s War”’s portrait of World War One’s blood-soaked trenches and callous authority figures attempted to subvert the typical war comic to deliver a pronounced anti-war message. Thanks to Titan Books’ ongoing reprint efforts, a new generation of readers can become
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Clinton’s RFK Comment …

Clinton’s RFK Comment …

Posted May 28, 2008 by

Dear Paul Hogarth: Your lucid analysis — that Hillary’s latest outrage costs her the VP slot — doesn’t go far enough by my logic. Her belligerent yet self-wounding campaign, with confusing, awkward shifts in attacks, core message, and persona (from
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