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Calvin Trillin, Deadline Poet

April 29, 2011
Yet Another Chapter in Trickle Down Economics"C.E.O.'s in finance, technology, energy and beyond are pulling down multimillion-dollar paychecks. What many of these executives aren't...

5 Things: April 22, 2011

 >>BLACK WHEELS Three reasons why African-Americans should ride bicycles, brought to you courtesy of community two-wheeler group Red Bike and Green. One, health: the...

Taxes, Tech, and Talking Back to the Man

This issue’s story on the destructive fallacies pushed by advocates of supply-side economics -- “The failed experiment” by David Cay Johnston, the country’s top...

Outside and inside

A burgeoning queer performance scene in the Bay Area is creating new zones

The failed experiment

How misplaced faith in tax cuts and other economic myths are destroying the country

The online-learning challenge

Is it about making money or making education free?

Focus on tax reform and scrap the sleazy giveaway

A few weeks ago, when the Guardian was the only media outlet in San Francisco that seemed to care about the huge Twitter/Mid-Market/Tenderloin tax...

Party Radar: Happy birthday, sexy Lexy

March 18, 2011
Gosh and begorrah, I know you're hungovah -- from all that St. Paddy's Day grog or whatever. Don't worry, you'll feel better by Saturday,...

Crazy like a Mission homeboy

Barrio Bushido author Benjamin Bac Sierra reveals his code

Rep Clock

February 15, 2011
Schedules are for Wed/16–Tues/22 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features are marked with a •. All...

Why payroll tax breaks are stupid

February 11, 2011
Jeez, the folks at BeyondChron are so enamored of mid-Market payroll tax breaks you'd think they were getting one themselves. (But since nonprofits don't...

Flush with tips

A look at the world of the 21st-century bathroom attendant

No tax breaks for Twitter

February 1, 2011

Corporate blackmail -- the kind San Francisco sees all too often

Editorial: No tax breaks for Twitter

February 1, 2011
Twitter, the company that gave the world 140-character communications, is threatening to leave San Francisco and take 350 employees to a new headquarters in...

SFBG Radio: The economics of pearl handled dildos

January 24, 2011
In today's episode, we discuss the economics of pearl-handled dildoes -- and how supply, demand and income inequality impact the unemployment rate. Just in...

Editor’s Notes

Social inequality is wrong -- and it makes you fat

Nathan Habib keeps it kosher

December 21, 2010
“I'm a really practical person. That limits me from driving out to a club the city and coming back in the morning to take...

Local hiring — and purchasing

Making a huge difference that would translate into many millions of dollars for the San Francisco economy

EDITORIAL: Local hiring, and purchasing

December 14, 2010
Tomorrow's Guardian editorial: The local hire ordinance that the Board of Supervisors approved last week once again puts the city on the cutting edge...

Film Listings

November 30, 2010
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Editor’s notes

Why doesn't wealth inequality get discussed by polite economists?

The biggest fish

The America's Cup would transform San Francisco's waterfront -- but is it a good deal for the city?

Film Listings

November 23, 2010
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...