Is The Tenderloin Turning a Corner?

Posted November 25, 2013 by Randy Shaw

It seems that every time a new bar or restaurant opens in the Tenderloin an article appears claiming the neighborhood is “changing.” Many look to the major new investments in Mid-Market to support this belief, though its connection to Tenderloin
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We Can All Be Batkid

Posted November 25, 2013 by Dana Woldow

The story of how the Make-A-Wish Foundation made a 5 year old leukemia patient’s dream to be a superhero come true has captured the imagination of the world. As Batkid Miles Scott swept through San Francisco turned Gotham City for
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Boycott Angora

Posted November 25, 2013 by Leighton Woodhouse

It would be dishonest of me to say that I recommend watching PETA Asia’s video exposing the barbaric methods employed by Chinese laborers in the manufacture of angora fabrics. Even by the standards of animal cruelty investigative videos, PETA Asia’s
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Could Teller Organizing Help Halt Bank Abuses?

Posted November 25, 2013 by Sarah Jaffe

Outside of the Bank of America branch at 95 Wall Street, a man in a robot costume did the Robot during yesterday’s lunch hour. He danced along to the chants of the protesters walking in a circle outside of the
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 25, 2013 by

This is an eye-opener editorial on JFK on the 50th anniversary of his death. This kind of article would be greatly improved by providing sources, since the only reference is to a CNN report on the 1963 March on Washington.
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted November 25, 2013 by

Letter to the Editor: I recently finished reading Randy Shaw’s latest book, The Activist’s Handbook, Second Edition, which precipitated a serious reflection on my own activism which began forty-three years ago in South Louisiana. At the end of almost every
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Support Grows to Save Food Stamps by Killing Farm Bill

Posted November 22, 2013 by Erika Eichelberger

Congress is getting ready to pass a farm bill—the $500 billion piece of legislation that funds agriculture and nutrition programs—that will cut funding for food stamps. As Mother Jones reported last week, Democrats in the House are considering banding together
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