Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: San Francisco

‘It’s also about reclaiming our time’: California school will cover up...

"It's also about reclaiming our time, reclaiming our space. It's about black and indigenous people ... it's a form of reparations."

Will San Francisco be the second city to tax extreme CEO-worker...

In November 2019, SF voters will decide the fate of a proposed tax on corporations that pay their top exec more than 100 times worker pay.

Police chief apologizes after raid on journalist’s home

“The residents of San Francisco, our Mayor and City leaders, the news media and the hardworking men and women of the police department deserve better."

Ninth gray whale in two months washes up dead in Bay...

"If this continues at this pace through May, we would be alarmed."

Suspended cop arrested for bank robbery

Daugherty faces up to 20 years in federal prison if convicted of bank robbery.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 2, 2018

Protestors march against Trump's immigration policies, San Francisco becomes first major city to have $15 minimum wage, and more.

How the March for Science seized San Francisco, fueling a growing...

Where does the March for Science go from here?

San Francisco judges dismiss 66,000 arrest warrants against the city’s homeless

San Francisco chief judge John Stewart and his colleagues dismissed thousands of cases against the homeless for “quality-of-life” crimes such as sleeping on sidewalks because it “was the right thing to do.”

San Francisco Getting Stricter About Styrofoam

At the beginning of 2017, the use of polystyrene will be banned in San Francisco.

Interactive Maps Show Where Monsanto’s Roundup Is Sprayed in San Francisco...

Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir have published two new interactive maps showing where glyphosate is being sprayed in California’s Bay Area and Portland.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.