Will UFW Strategy Elect the Next President?

Posted July 28, 2015 by

In my book, Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century, I describe how the farmworkers movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s impacted social and political movements beyond the fields. Barack Obama
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SF Tenants, Labor Push to Stop Evictions

Posted July 28, 2015 by

Last year, San Francisco tenant rights’ supporters scored an important victory when voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition K, requiring all new housing developments provide 33% low and moderate-cost units. The objective was to put a lid on the unregulated, speculative construction
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted July 27, 2015 by

Subject: Blame Realtors for SF’s Housing Crisis Hey Randy…how about putting price controls on gas, and food? And Muni fares, just went up to a dollar for seniors and the disabled, who are truly on fixed low incomes. Not a
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Blame Realtors for SF’s Housing Crisis

Posted July 27, 2015 by

Who is to blame for San Francisco’s affordable housing crisis? According to SPUR’s Gabriel Metcalf (“What’s the Matter With San Francisco?”), it’s the city’s progressives. Metcalf argues in a story last week that San Francisco progressives had “a fatal, Shakespearean
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Not Your Mascot

Posted July 27, 2015 by Eileen Norman

In the current political environment, there is a lot of talk about symbols and history. The recent decision to remove the Confederate Flag from government buildings in South Carolina sparked a nationwide conversation on how symbols of our past may
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Conflicts of Interest: Real, Important, and Undeniable

Posted July 27, 2015 by Andy Bellatti

On July 20, the American Beverage Association (the lobbying arm of the soda industry) shared the results of a study which concluded that “attempts by the government to improve public health through regulation of certain foods or ingredients such as
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted July 26, 2015 by

In response to Jean Ronnel’s, SNA Presidents, letter to Dana Woldow’s letter. I am Food and Nutritional Director of the Novato Unified School District (NUSD), CA.   and one of those long time members of the 55,000 SNA membership that you
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