To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted September 30, 2014 by

Subject: SF Moves To Replace Residents With Tourists Dear Randy, Can you really be surprised by this? There is so much money to be made right now that the politicians aren’t going to enforce this no matter what and the
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HomeShares Seek to Replace Tenants with Higher-Paying Tourists

SF Moves To Replace Residents With Tourists

Posted September 30, 2014 by

On September 29, the SF Board of Supervisors Land Use Committee passed legislation that will effectively replace thousands of permanent residents with higher paying tourists. The measure, sponsored by Supervisor David Chiu with backing from Airnbnb, Homeshare profiteers, and from
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Various messages were presented from a range of perpsectives at the People's Climate March on September 21, 2014 in New York City. The size of the crowd and its diversity was thrilling, but where are the demands and what comes next? (Common Dreams: CC BY-SA 3.0 US)

After the People’s Climate March, It Is Time to Demand More

Posted September 30, 2014 by Peter Rugh

The 400,000 people who packed Manhattan’s Central Park West for the People’s Climate March on September 21 have all gone home to their apartments, farms, cabins and lobster boats. They’ve returned to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and the Wet’suwet’en territory
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Three Cheers for Prop M

Posted September 29, 2014 by

In 1986, San Francisco voters passed Prop M in order to slow out of control downtown office development. It’s been a great success. But its opponents never stopped denouncing it. Whenever there is a chance that the initiative’s cap on
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Soda Wolves Disguised in Sheep’s Clothing

Posted September 29, 2014 by Casey Hinds

“Magically, when they would turn twelve, we’d suddenly attack them like a bunch of wolves.” I was reminded of that quote from a former top marketing executive at Coca-Cola when I saw the recent news about soda companies pledging to
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Supervisor Jane Kim speaks out for Prop K

Prop K Offers Housing Balance for SF

Posted September 29, 2014 by Peter Cohen and Fernando Martí

No one needs to be convinced of the current housing affordability and displacement crisis – San Francisco now has the largest income gap in the country, rents are three times higher than the national average, with median rents at nearly
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted September 28, 2014 by

Subject: Talking Back to Big Soda This article is not unlike the other articles Dana has written.  Dana blames “big bad corporations”  for every problem she sees, and sees more government intervention in private lives as the only solution. If
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