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Holiday Guide 2008: Think global, shop local

Saving the economy one gift at a time

Stiglitz: The Next Bretton Woods

November 6, 2008
Here is our monthly installment of Joseph E. Stiglitz's Unconventional Economic Wisdom column from the Project Syndicate news series. Stiglitz is a professor of...

Kamau Patton

GOLDIES 2008 winner: Behold the warp of truth, infinite

Anniversary Issue: Beyond the automobile

The road to sustainability has lanes for more than just cars

Reviving radicalism

The economic collapse and seemingly endless wars are lending new energy and credibility to the revolutionary movements

Bailout economics 101

September 30, 2008
Dennis Kucinch, who voted against the bailout, has a remarkable basic lesson on how the bailout would have worked. In a letter to his...

Stiglitz: Bailout Blues

September 30, 2008
Here is our monthly installment of Joseph E. Stiglitz's Unconventional Economic Wisdom column from the Project Syndicate news series. Stiglitz is a professor of...

The Republicans did it again!

September 17, 2008
By Bruce B. Brugmann My grandfather's drugstore in Rock Rapids, Iowa, was the only store on Main Street to survive the Great Depression. C. C....

Stiglitz: Learning the Lessons of Iraq

September 5, 2008
Here is the first column in a series we will be running regularly from Project Syndicate. Project Syndicate, based in Prague, is...

Editor’s Notes

Do the math: under Obama, around 90 percent of the country would get an immediate raise

And now, the controller’s big lie

A wildly inaccurate estimate of the cost of the Clean Energy Act

Don’t let PG&E screw you!

August 11, 2008
An open letter to the small business community I was astounded to see that once again some small business organizations, and leaders, are...

No Age ways

No Age needs vulture repellent! Plus: Caroliner, Edgetone New Music Summit, The Duke Spirit, and more

Hellarity burns

How a cauldron of squatters and property owners, stirred by green dreams and the bursting housing bubble, set an unusual Oakland house ablaze

On Memorial Day, see “The Visitor”

May 25, 2008
By Bruce B. Brugmann On Memorial Day, see the movie now playing called "The Visitor." We saw it at the Empire theater yesterday and it...

CC Riders

Scott MacDonald traces Canyon Cinema's decades-long zigzag

Offbeat direction

The Visitor charms but overstays its welcome

Unchain my art

"The Prison Project" shines a light on works by artists touched by incarceration

Hooker science

Are we still so Victorian that we think it's bad to pay large amounts for a few hours of skin-time?

The Weekly’s expert, laid low

February 14, 2008
The chain that owns the SF Weekly brought its star witness to court today, a Harvard economist with a stack of academic credentials who...

Cleaning up FERC’s mess

It is time for the Supreme Court to protect customers by enforcing the Federal Power Act as it was written by Congress

Snowed

Metro Kathmandu

The way to honor Matthew Shepard

Our school system is structured with the implication of heterosexuality