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Who Was Rosa Luxemburg?

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Nearly a century after her death, Rosa Luxemburg remains a legendary figure on the political left. Luxemburg sought to “affect people like a clap of thunder” in a  political landscape where revolution competed with reform. An obvious question when approaching
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted October 30, 2015 by

The struggle of racism in unions continues and I continue my support of unions. However, here are two examples of racism situations that need to be corrected. 1) In San Francisco teachers that work on poor, African American and Latino
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Election Won’t End SF Conflicts

Posted October 29, 2015 by

I’ve got bad news for those thinking that the political conflicts underlying San Francisco’s increasingly nasty election season will end on Nov. 3—they won’t.  To the contrary, battles over short-term rentals (Prop F) and market rate housing in the Mission
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Workers of America, Unite!

Posted October 29, 2015 by

Remarks* by panelist Carl Finamore at the Oct. 26, 2015 Black Lives Matter Forum sponsored by the San Francisco Labor Council, AFL-CIO. ***** The American working class is the most powerful in the world, is the most productive in the
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Two Anti-Bike Lane Narratives that Need to Stop

Posted October 29, 2015 by Bill Lindeke

So far, there aren’t a lot of obvious benefits to spending years of your life getting a PhD in geography and bicycle planning. You acquire a lot of debt, spend a lot of time alone in rooms reading and writing
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted October 28, 2015 by

Your AirBnB article was spot-on. I am a Bernal Heights resident/mortgage payer with a Yes on I and a Tom Temprano poster in my window. I voted for Ellis Act controls. But I can’t support a limit of 65 days
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted October 28, 2015 by

Paul was my favorite D-SPAN pastime. I am sure President Obama used Paul’s roadmap of community organizing that he outlined in his great book… “Conscience of a Liberal.” I  wish we has someone who worked as hard as Paul for
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Airbnb Winning Battle, Losing War

Posted October 27, 2015 by

My October 20 article touting Airbnb’s marketing prowess in San Francisco’s No on F campaign was followed a day later with its new messaging strategy on bus shelters that undermined my praise. The now widely panned campaign, which Airbnb saw
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