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Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, and Lynn Rapoport. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Creating activist scholars: extended interview with Andrej Grubacic

August 10, 2012
For this week's paper, we talked with with Andrej Grubacic, the new head of the anthropology department at the California Institute for Integral Studies....

“Bourne” again and other new movies!

Big news this week out of the San Francisco Film Society: the Executive Director post, empty since the January passing of Bingham Ray (himself...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, and Lynn Rapoport. For rep house showtimes, see Rep...

Creating activist scholars

New anarchist-led program at CIIS aims to help Bay Area social justice groups

Corporations, people, money, and speech

Just about everyone wants to overturn Citizens United. But it's not so simple

Spark that joint, Barry

Another closed dispensary, another sexist pot movie -- at least we've got an Obama protest to look forward to

Guest opinion: RCV is good for progressives

Since San Francisco began using ranked choice voting in 2004 and public financing of campaigns in 2002, the city has been a leader in...

No more fast food: Slow Sex Symposium proposes a love beyond capitalism

June 26, 2012
After a hectic Pride weekend, it’s about time to slow down. A Sat/30 performance-workshop (part of this week's stellar This Is What I Want...

Why do Lee, Chiu, and others want to stifle economic growth?

Why do Mayor Ed Lee, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, and San Francisco's two major daily newspapers want to punish success? Because that's...

No deal yet on business tax reform as competing measure are introduced

Mayor Ed Lee and his business community allies failed to reach an agreement with labor and progressives by today's deadline for submitting fall ballot...

Suspended state

Californians lose extended unemployment benefits as recession lingers

Summer of Peace events kick off in Oakland

June 5, 2012
By Natalie OrensteinOakland has garnered more attention in the last year for police violence than it has for peace, but a group of activists...

Jeffrey Sachs: A world adrift

April 23, 2012
By Jeffrey D. Sachs Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Economics and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also...

Alerts

March 27, 2012
yael@sfbg.comTHURSDAY 29End hunger and poverty Keith McHenry is one of the founders of Food Not Bombs. The group's simple concept—find some extra food in...

Millionaires Tax merger is a risk and opportunity

My first reaction to today’s news that the popular Millionaires Tax measure was merging with Gov. Jerry Brown’s broad-based tax measure was “What the...

Editorial: The case against the 8 Washington tower

March 6, 2012
Editorial note: In 1971, at the height of the Alvin Duskin anti-highrise battle, the Guardian did a special first ever cost benefit study for...

Bubbles, rising rents, and the politicians who fuel them

February 17, 2012
After neither Mayor Ed Lee nor Sup. Jane Kim were willing to return my calls to discuss the implications of their economic development policies...

The bubble is back

City policies are encouraging a new tech boom — but have we learned any lessons from the last one?

Editor’s notes

Bow down to Zuckerberg, our lord and master

Jeffrey Sachs: The necessity for sustainable development

January 31, 2012
By Jeffrey D. Sachs Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Economics and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is...

Will Obama bring the populist fire in tonight’s speech?

January 24, 2012
President Barack Obama has a choice for how he uses his State of the Union speech this evening. He could follow the advice of...

Gov. Brown backs high-speed rail and other big ideas

January 18, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown this morning used a big portion of his annual State of the State speech to promote the construction of a...

Occupy Nation

Let's take back the country — starting now, by planning a tour to occupy the country