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Tag: San Francisco

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.

San Francisco Becomes First Major City to Require Solar Panels on...

California also has more solar jobs and installed more megawatts of solar capacity last year than any other state in the nation.

Turning American Communities Into War Zones, Death By Death

When it comes to people of color, the police make San Francisco “Baghdad by the bay.”

San Francisco Clears Out Homeless Ahead Of The Super Bowl

Millions of fans will descend on the city, but the homeless have been moved elsewhere.

This City Wants to Ban Junk Food From Vending Machines

New legislation would nix unhealthy items from property owned by the city of San Francisco.


The spy and the nerve agent: The new Cold War heats up in the...

In a horrifying case of life imitating lowbrow art, it seems likely there will be many twists and turns to the story, even if an actual ending in which all is revealed seems unlikely.

Close call in Illinois’ third district should be a wake up call to Democrats

Newman’s insurgent campaign should be a wake up call to both centrist and right-leaning Democrats.

Donald Trump’s America

"It's a hell that remains largely private at the moment, but for how long?"

Arthur Jones, Holocaust denier, wins Republican nomination in Illinois primary in predominantly Democratic district

Arthur Jones, former leader of the America Nazi Party, won the Republican nomination for a seat in Congress, but in a predominantly Democratic district, the chance of Jones winning is far fetched.

Beyond the illusion of human rights

As precious as they are, “rights” can no longer protect us against the environmental, political, and economic degradation engendered by today’s global system.