Articles Posted by FCJ Editor

  • Expanding Transit Sustainably

    Effective and efficient public transit is a key to making cities more livable and sustainable. Cities around the world are building, and in many cases rebuilding, rail transit networks. The Bay Area is no exception; cities, counties, and the region (through its Metropolitan Transportation Commission, MTC) have invested billions to build and expand rail transit throughout the Bay Area.

  • New Rule: Not Everything in America
    Has to Make a Profit

    Bill Maher By Bill Maher July 26, 2009 How about this for a New Rule: Not everything in America has to make a profit. It used to be that there were some services and institutions…

  • CodePink Action Against Torture Memo Author Yoo

    Former Bush administration Justice Department torture memo author, John Yoo. From CodePink July 25, 2009 Groups want John Yoo dismissed and disbarred for complicity in torture and murder, illegal wiretapping, and unethical and immoral conduct.…

  • Healthcare Reform: Blue Dog Dems Corrupted
    by Big Pharma?

    Coalition’s PAC is attracting new money from across the spectrum From The Center for Public Integrity WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2009 — Whether the subject is health care reform, climate change, or pay-as-you-go budgeting rules,…

  • Herrera Moves to Close Down ‘Heaven’

    Herrera Moves to Close Down ‘Heaven’

    San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera. Photo by Luke Thomas From the Office of City Attorney Dennis Herrera Lawless North Beach Strip Club and Prostitution Venue Has Repeatedly Defied Notices of Violation, Cease and Desist…

  • Iranian You

    Leila Radan By Leila Radan July 22, 2009 I am part Iranian, part Danish. Mention of my Iranian blood stops people in their tracks these days. It used to be something that most outside our…

  • Electallujah! Reverend Billy Takes on Bloomberg, Corporate Hegemony and Consumerism

    Electallujah! Reverend Billy Takes on Bloomberg,
    Corporate Hegemony and Consumerism

    Reverend Billy Talen from the Church of Life After Shopping is challenging Michael Bloomberg and corporate influence over human affairs in the race for Mayor of New York City. Talen, who is running as a Green,…