Politics Blog

2007 Issues Interviews: Jake McGoldrick

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The Bay Guardian is interviewing community leaders about the issues at stake in the upcoming 2007 elections. We'll be updating this entry as more information comes in. Read more »

Trans discrimination sparks fight

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By Amber Peckham

One of the first waves of protest over the move in Congress to remove transgender people from an anti-discrimination bill came from the labor movement. Read more »

Pelosi sells out the trans community

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Barney Frank

Why are Nancy Pelosi and Barney Frank throwing the transgender community under a train? Read more »

How wifi might work in SF

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Slate has a great piece by Tim Wu, author of "Who Owns the Internet," that points out why Mayor Newsom's public-private partnership idea for municipal wifi will never work.

Wu's point (also bloggednicely in leftinsf)

"The basic idea of offering Internet access as a public service is sound. The problem is that cities haven’t thought of the Internet as a form of public infrastructure that—like subway lines, sewers, or roads—must be paid for. Read more »

What's up with the Weekly?

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What's up with this week's issue of the SF Weekly? A rambling, non-funny and oddly pointless spoof on steroids and Barry Bonds (who's gone from SF now anyway) and an advertising supplement on restaurants that's the most blatant, embarrassing sell-out advertorial I've seen in any publication anywhere. Ick.

2007 Issues Interviews: Friends of the Library

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The Bay Guardian is interviewing community leaders about the issues at stake in the upcoming 2007 elections. We'll be updating this entry as more information comes in. Read more »

Sooooo NOT Green

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courtesy of www.letsgreenwashthiscity.org

I've mentioned here and elsewhere the PG&E "Let's green this city" broadsides that have been dousing San Francisco's public spaces with a sickly lime green unfit for a Gap t-shirt. Read more »

2007 Issues Interviews: SFPD's John Scully

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The Bay Guardian is interviewing community leaders about the issues at stake in the upcoming 2007 elections. We'll be updating this entry as more information comes in. Read more »

2007 Issues Interviews: Chris Daly

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The Bay Guardian is interviewing community leaders about the issues at stake in the upcoming 2007 elections. We'll be updating this entry as more information comes in. Read more »

2007 Issues Interviews: Aaron Peskin

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The Bay Guardian is interviewing community leaders about the issues at stake in the upcoming 2007 elections. We'll be updating this entry as more information comes in. Read more »