Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: San Francisco

Youth climate activists will not stop fighting their climate case –...

“The 9th Circuit has deprived people in that Circuit the ability to seek a resolution of a real controversy with their government.”

Ballot measure added in San Francisco to increase taxes on corporations...

“We believe that big corporations that can afford to pay their executives million-dollar salaries every year can afford to pay their fair share in taxes to help us recover.”

‘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.”

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

‘This looks like the Exxon infrastructure bill’: Bipartisan deal omits key climate protections

“An infrastructure bill that doesn’t prevent a full-blown climate catastrophe by funding a swift transition to renewable energy would kill millions of Americans.”

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.