How Do School Meal Policies Affect JoJo?

Posted March 28, 2012 by Dana Woldow

Stigma: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person (Oxford Dictionary) I am haunted by the image of one of my children’s school friends whom we’ll call JoJo, for privacy purposes. JoJo and a sibling were
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Why the Supreme Court Will Uphold Health Care Law

Posted March 27, 2012 by Randy Shaw

As the nation focuses on Supreme Court oral arguments on the health care law, the politics of the ruling defy standard assumptions. On the one hand, the most pro-business Court in modern history will decide the case. It has handed
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On Removing Ross Mirkarimi …

On Removing Ross Mirkarimi …

Posted March 27, 2012 by

To the Editor: I may be naive, but I cannot believe there is a downside for a Supervisor voting to remove Ross Mirkarimi from office. According to a March 21 CBS 5 poll, 72 percent of those surveyed believed Mirkarimi
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Mirkarimi Fight Puts Burden on Progressive Supervisors

Posted March 26, 2012 by Randy Shaw

Ross Mirkarimi’s plan to fight his ouster at the Board of Supervisors puts a new burden on progressive Supervisors running in tough races this fall. If Supervisors John Avalos, Eric Mar and Christina Olague vote to affirm Mirkarimi’s ouster, they
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Kony 2012, Does Social Media Oversimplify?

Posted March 26, 2012 by Matthew Kavanagh

From Twitter trending to the front page of the New York Times to public statements by the White House and the Pentagon, the Kony 2012 campaign has shown the power of social media to affect U.S. public debate. But it
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