Ranked Choice Voting May Prove Decisive
On July 18, 2017, I wrote “Who Will Replace Kim in D6?” A year later the answer is no less clear but we now know the field: Matt Haney, Christine Johnson and Sonja Trauss. Read More »
This piece first appeared in Capital and Main.
If privatization is making American education the Wild West for those wishing to profit off children using public dollars, then Los Angeles Unified is its Tombstone.
We wanted the launch of Learning Read More »
Breed’s Strong Choice Faces Preston in 2019
Mayor London Breed has appointed longtime D5 activist Vallie Brown to replace her on the Board of Supervisors. Now the question on many minds is whether Brown can win a full term against Read More »
Passing “Our City, Our Home” is Essential
The defeat of Prop D in the June election was the second time in three years that San Francisco voters rejected raising taxes to reduce homelessness. Now the city has another chance to Read More »
As we approach the mid-term elections, the issue of VA privatization should play an important role at the ballot box. The nation’s 9 million veterans – and their friends and families – aren’t the only ones who should be concerned Read More »
Saying Mara Tagarelli has Multiple Sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) to be specific, does not define her as a person though way too much of the world acts otherwise. Nicola Griffith’s new novel So Lucky may be about Mara’s emotional Read More »
Key Action Items for San Francisco’s New Mayor
London Breed becomes Mayor of San Francisco on July 11. She is ready to hit the ground running. Breed told the SF Chronicle on July 7 that her first year goals were Read More »
When I was a union rep, one of my most challenging assignments was assisting a Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining unit at a Boston-area telemarketing firm. Most CWA members in New England had call center jobs at the phone Read More »