Richmond Shows How Progressives Can Win

Posted January 17, 2017 by

As millions look to further social and economic justice during the Trump presidency, many will seek change at the local level.  Steve Early’s new book on the progressive political transformation of Richmond, California, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and
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San Jose Civil rights lawyer Mandy Hawes

A Mary Poppins Twist on Trump

Posted January 17, 2017 by Lainey Feingold

In searching for a song for the women’s march next Saturday,  San Jose Civil rights lawyer Mandy Hawes came up with this brilliant alternative to the Mary Poppins’ classic super-cali-fragilisticexpialidocious.  She is pictured here holding the sign she made for
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Is Obama’s Confidence in America Misplaced?

Posted January 12, 2017 by

Was Obama Soothing His Base Rather Than Firing it Up? Listening to President Obama’s Farewell Address, I wished I could forget that his long list of accomplishments had been routinely denounced by his  successor, Donald Trump. America had a chance
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Celebrating President Obama’s environmental legacy

Posted January 12, 2017 by Margie Alt

PROTECTING OUR PLANET FROM THE WORST IMPACTS OF GLOBAL WARMING “From the Climate Action Plan to investing in renewable energy and setting strong fuel economy standards and forging the historic Paris Climate Agreement, President Obama’s unprecedented leadership on cutting global
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TL Dreams: Rea Lynn de Guzman

Posted January 12, 2017 by Katie Conry

Rea Lynn de Guzman is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores psychological and socio-political themes surrounding liminal identity, cultural assimilation, and the Filipino/a diaspora, tempered by her experience as a Filipina immigrant living in the United States. At the age
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Tenant rights bootcamps, not a special election, should be the model for progressive activism in 2017

Say No to 2017 SF Special Election

Posted January 10, 2017 by

If media reports and City Hall scuttlebutt are true, some San Francisco progressives are considering collecting signatures for a November 2017 special election. As stated in the SF Examiner, the election would force newly appointed D8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy to
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