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Trump, GOP Set to Worsen Housing Crisis

Posted November 9, 2017 by

Federal Cuts Undermine Local Efforts It’s only been two months since California passed fifteen housing bills to address its affordable housing crisis, and the federal government is again up to its old tricks. The GOP tax bill reduces investment in
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Arts, Culture Thriving in SF’s Tenderloin

Posted November 9, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Discovering the Tenderloin’s Independent Arts Scene Starting at the corner of Taylor and Eddy streets, it’s hard to walk more than 100 feet in any direction without running into a performing arts venue. Two blocks away, SHN Orpheum Theater hosts
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50 Years Later: Who Still Rules America?

Posted November 7, 2017 by

University of Santa Cruz Professor William Domhoff released a book in 1967 that forever changed how scholars looked at power in the United States. Ambitiously titled Who Rules America?, Domhoff’s book arrived like a sociological earthquake shaking the foundations of
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Leno Goes Left

Posted November 2, 2017 by

San Francisco’s 2019 Mayor’s race is still two years away, but Mark Leno is already moving to secure progressive votes. In the past week Leno endorsed Rafael Mandelman for supervisor in D8 and Matt Haney in D6. Both will get
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Tim Lee, Tenants Legal Champion, Retires

Posted November 2, 2017 by

Tim Lee, for over three decades a preeminent legal champion for California tenants, retires from the San Francisco Rent Board next month. Lee’s career reflects the evolution of tenants’ rights in California as well as efforts by courts, politicians and
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