Walking to my pottery studio last Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Castro District, I was stopped in my tracks by a growing crowd in front of a mountain of flowers, signs and candles. When I heard what had happened, my heart sank.
In the aftermath of this latest mass shooting, there is again a loud call for more gun control. Will the deadliest killing in US history of 49 people in Orlando finally be a tipping point, causing the enactment of reasonable gun control legislation at the federal level?
People snaked their way through Oakland on a hot holiday afternoon to see Bernie Sanders, thousands waiting in a miles-long line to experience this historic presidential campaign, even if it meant missing the beginning of Game 7, when our beloved hometown Warriors won the NBA Western Conference Finals.
Venezuela is nearing collapse – turning more violent by the second – yet there is scant critical analysis of the country’s demise from the left.
The aftermath of September 11, 2001 terrorist attack and the ISIS-directed and inspired attacks around the world, have given rise to a growing Islamophobia in this country, fueled by the hate rhetoric of the GOP presidential candidates.
Getting the homeless into housing or shelters has been a “concern” or a “priority” for every San Francisco administration. Yet, the number of homeless keeps rising.
With all the hoopla surrounding Super Bowl 50, news that the late Kenny Stabler suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), shines light on the health dangers of playing American football.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced today the filing of felony bribery and money laundering charges against former Human Rights Commission (HRC) Commissioner Nazly Mohajer, former HRC employee Zula Jones, and political consultant Keith Jackson.
In the scientific field of climate studies, which includes many disciplines, the consensus can be demonstrated by the number of scientists who have stopped arguing about what is causing climate change.
In the aftermath of the killing of Mario Woods by five San Francisco police officers, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr has again asked lawmakers to authorize police officers to use Tasers.
Americans love their guns. In fact, in many states it is legal to carry a concealed weapon on private property, including places of work and worship.
France and the free world is in mourning following the horrible Paris massacre on November 13 by at least seven gunmen, killing 129 and wounding another 352, 99 critically.
Million Student March is demanding free tuition at public universities, the cancellation of all student debt, and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers.
The Senate Torture report confirms that Guantánamo was a place of torture and indefinite detention, and continues to be an international embarrassment.
People with psychotic disorders who received court-ordered treatment for 180 days had significantly better outcomes than those who were given either intensive treatment alone, or a court order alone.