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Cup-of-tea diplomacy

September 19, 2012
In the spring of 2008, I was invited to give a briefing on human rights to a Bush-appointed US ambassador scheduled to be posted...

If you want my advice

Two career coaches on dream jobs and who's hiring these days

Gated communities of hate

When did we start believing that only certain people deserve to be out in public?

Oakland families protest Oakland School Police killings and school closures

The Oakland School Police Department was the target of a protest today, as more than 100 marched to the department’s headquarters. The small department...

The Feds are watching — badly

The FBI's modern snoop program is racist, xenophobic, misdirected, dangerous -- and really, really stupid

OccuPride remembers

QUEER ISSUE: Pride has long been a forum for protest, and this year is no different

Big (Robot) Brother is watching you on Muni

June 8, 2012
So I'm not usually the paranoid type (I said usually), but this one is a little creepy: According to Fast Company, Muni is going...

A range of rage at Obama visit

Hundreds gathered in the financial district today as President Obama came through San Francisco for a brief visit, consisting of a high-priced fundraising lunch...

FBI is scared of “black separatists”

May 29, 2012
The FBI is chasing "black separatist" groups and designating them as a potential threat -- although there's no evidence that any of the so-called...

Mayor Lee signs watered-down limits on SFPD spying

Flanked by members of Coalition for a Safe San Francisco, Police Chief Greg Suhr, and Sup. Jane Kim, Mayor Ed Lee today signed legislation...

Lee veto protects the SFPD’s ability to spy on you

Mayor Ed Lee yesterday vetoed legislation that would have banned San Francisco Police Department officers working with the FBI from conducting covert surveillance on...

“Hunger Games” tix sold out? See one of these movies instead!

Reports are flooding in about sold-out Hunger Games woes. Don't worry, you won't have to hit up John Carter again for your cinematic fix...

Film Listings

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

Club bouncers and FBI spies keep us safe from the terrorists

The post-9/11 hysteria over terrorist threats continues to the day, taking many forms. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is poised to give final...

SFPD-FBI spying restrictions could face mayoral veto

If the San Francisco Police Department isn't working with the FBI to secretly spy on law-abiding local residents – as a secret document released...

Local control of cops

Legislation seeks to prevent SFPD from working with the FBI to spy on lawful citizens

Policing the police

Unprecedented Berkeley coalition is creating policies to regulate a wide variety of police-state abuses

Stage Listings

October 11, 2011
Stage listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Performance times may change; call venues to confirm. Reviewers are Robert Avila, Rita Felciano, and Nicole Gluckstern....

The price of civilization: high taxes to support a high level of government services

September 30, 2011
Jeffrey D. Sachs Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Economics and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also...

It’s people!

Big Art Group's secret ingredient is revealed as The People descends on Z Space

An American blindness

We're ten years from 9/11 and still in the Long War. Can we open our eyes in time?

Couscous with Al Qaeda

TRUE TRAVEL TALES: Eating my way through the Arab Spring

Film Listings

July 12, 2011
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,...