Politics Blog

3.26 million ways to reuse your Prop. G fliers

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As Prop. F supporters continue to liven up their shoestring campaign with dance, debate and rap songs,
yet another huge question is looming over the Prop. G campaign: What is San Francisco going to do about all the glossy Prop. G fliers that are choking up mailboxes citywide?

Since the Lennar-financed Prop. Read more »

Prop. F's break dancing rattles the system's chains

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Turfaholic's Johnel dazzled at a recent Prop. F rally on Palou street in the heart of the Bayview. Stay with it, and you'll get to the part where Johnel sets his own chains a-spinning. Awesome to watch.

Where in the world is Carmen Policy?

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Where in the world is Carmen Policy?

That's what Prop. F supporters are wondering amid the deafening silence that has followed their invite to Lennar consultant and former 49ers president Policy to debate POWER community organizer Alicia Schwartz on Saturday, May 31, in the Bayview.

Back in February 2008, Policy made headlines when he was hired by Lennar executive Kofi Bonner to head what has since become the $3 million Prop. G campaign. Read more »

Prop 98 could destroy the next Kerouac

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By Jen Sullivan Brych

What if Jack Kerouac couldn't find a cheap place to crash in San Francisco so he could drink at Vesuvio Café and bang on his typewriter? Would he have been forced to remain in the "sanitarium" of San Luis Obispo, as he referred to it? Would he have been forever missing what a biographer called the "feverish intensities" of San Francisco, never inspired to write again?

Even worse, what if the next generation of Kerouacs and Alice Walkers and Michelle Teas can't afford to live in San Francisco anymore? Read more »

Matt Smith loves prop. 98

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I almost don’t know what to say about Matt Smith’s SF Weekly piece in favor of Prop. Read more »

“Fuck Lennar!”

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I’ve witnessed my share of political rallies, but Prop. Read more »

Connecticut joins SF in charges against McKesson

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Reuters is reporting that the state of Connecticut today followed San Francisco's lead in suing the McKesson Corp. over an alleged conspiracy to unfairly manipulate the price of prescription drugs. Read more »

Getting past gay marriage

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The latest Field Poll results confirm what I and others here at the Guardian have been saying since the California Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same sex marriage Read more »

Do people remember Chevron's abuses? People do

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By Maria Dinzeo
The agenda at Chevron's annual shareholders meeting will be slightly different this year, as representatives from Nigeria, Ecuador, and Burma descend on the meeting to finally have their say. Read more »

Lennar coverage wins awards

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Just as San Francisco voters prepare to cast ballots that will determine whether controversial megdeveloper Lennar covers Candlestick and Hunter's points in 10,000 new homes, the Guardian is being honored for stories that exposed the company's local Read more »