Posts Tagged: Inequality

Jane Kim Running for State Senate in 2016

Jane Kim Running for State Senate in 2016

Posted October 14, 2015 by

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim announced her candidacy for State Senate on October 14, setting up a high-stakes November 2016 battle with Supervisor Scott Wiener. I wrote in March about the anticipated Kim-Wiener race (“Kim-Wiener Senate Showdown Takes Shape”), noting
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Neighborhoods Need Economic Diversity

Neighborhoods Need Economic Diversity

Posted August 20, 2015 by

As I detailed in “NY Times Gets Tenderloin Wrong,” the paper’s claim that “nowhere is the inequality gap as concentrated — and as evident — as in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood” is completely false. Not only did its supporting evidence 
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Inequality

What We Talk About When We Talk About Inequality

Posted February 5, 2015 by Maria Bustillos

(Ed Note: This is the first in a series of investigative reports first published by Capital and Main) Greg, a tall, handsome septuagenarian in a crisp shirt, a dark brocade waistcoat, a colorful selection of bracelets and beautiful calfskin wingtips,
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If Media Covered Inequality Like Weather

If Media Covered Inequality Like Weather

Posted January 29, 2015 by

On January 26, the NY Times featured a front-page story, “The Shrinking American Middle-Class.” It could have rocked the political world. America prides itself on its large middle-class, so a story documenting shrinking incomes in the 21st Century should have
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