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Who Booed Mayor Ed Lee?

Who Booed Mayor Ed Lee?

Posted May 31, 2016 by

In his May 28 column, “low-key Ed Lee gets criticism from all sides,” the SF Chronicle’s C.W. Nevius observed “there were boos and catcalls” when the mayor took the stage at the Hillary Clinton rally at the Tenderloin’s Hibernia Bank
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SF’s Latest Election Twist

SF’s Latest Election Twist

Posted May 9, 2016 by

Donald Trump’s coronation and Hillary Clinton’s all but certain nomination has thrown another twist into San Francisco’s June election. When 2016 began, progressives, fearing a typical low June turnout, moved forward on a June ballot measure strategy to get their
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Political Forecast 2016

Political Forecast 2016

Posted January 4, 2016 by

The November 2016 elections will be a plebiscite on the public values of the United States. Will voters openly embrace the racism, misogyny, religious hatred, and climate change denial promoted in the GOP presidential race? Or will they back the
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Why GOP Will Go Rubio-Kasich in 2016

Why GOP Will Go Rubio-Kasich in 2016

Posted October 6, 2015 by

The first Republican presidential primary is months away, but the outcome is now clearer. The GOP is heading for a Marco Rubio- John Kasich ticket.  It combines outsider and insider politics with candidates that can best help the GOP win
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Dems Fear Repeat of 2000 in Election 2016

Dems Fear Repeat of 2000 in Election 2016

Posted September 22, 2015 by

The 2016 presidential race is showing remarkable similarities to 2000. And that has Democrats and progressives understandably nervous. Recall that Democrats entered the 2000 presidential nomination cycle with Vice-President Al Gore the virtually certain nominee. Gore’s backing by Party insiders
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Who Will Be Dems VP Nominee?

Who Will Be Dems VP Nominee?

Posted August 4, 2015 by

In the race for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, only Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have assembled potentially winning campaigns. Joe Biden’s candidacy was floated over the weekend, but even his backers could not explain what he brings that Clinton
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Will UFW Strategy Elect the Next President?

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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