To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted January 27, 2015 by

Subject: Why Disruption Strategy Has Worked While there is a search for strategies among the common people to bring about justice, there is a counter strategy wherein a different set of common people are being used to create a different
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted January 27, 2015 by

Regarding “Greek elections deliver blow to brutal austerity” (Jan.26):  Greece slipped into near bankruptcy primarily because of widespread tax evasion and corruption.  The “brutal austerity” imposed on Greece as a condition of bailouts from the Eurozone has actually been working
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SF’s Focus Turns to Crime

Posted January 27, 2015 by

San Francisco’s economy is booming. But many are upset about crime. This is particularly true in the Tenderloin, where residents, merchants, workers, and thousands of children confront public drug dealing on a daily basis. Why does the city allow such
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Why Disruption Strategy Has Worked

Posted January 27, 2015 by James Tracy

(Ed Note: James Tracy’s response to Editor Randy Shaw’s January 15, “Activists Must Do More Than Disrupt” will hopefully be part of an ongoing dialogue on this issue) I read with interest your opinion piece “Activists Must Do More Than
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City Attorney vs ACCJC: Tentative Decision Unfair

Posted January 27, 2015 by Rick Sterling

On January 16 Superior Court Justice Curtis Karnow issued a Tentative Decision on the law suit by SF City Attorney vs Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). The judge is accepting objections and responses from each side until
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DOT Issues New “Mayors’ Challenge” for Bike Safety

Posted January 26, 2015 by Michael Andersen

There’s a difference between bike-safety warnings that focus on blaming victims and warnings that recommend actual systemic improvements. The launch of a Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is the good kind
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Greek Elections Deliver Blow to Brutal Austerity

Posted January 26, 2015 by Andrea Germanos

Greece “is leaving behind five years of humiliation and pain,” Syriza’s Tsipras says at victory rally. Update 6:26 PM: News agencies are reporting that the leftist Syriza party led by Alexis Tsipras has won Greece’s general election, with over three-quarters
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