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  1. Sheehan Pens Open Memo to Pelosi

    In that almost four years now, you have fully funded the wars; rammed through the bankster bailouts and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Modernization Act; refused to hold the criminals of the Bush administration accountable; supported the torture policies of George Bush and wanted even stricter measures against suspected terrorists; obediently supported and defended the murderous Israeli oppression of Palestine; presided over the worst jobs’ hemorrhage since the Great Depression (can you see all the jobless and homeless from your mansion on the hill in Pac Heights?) and the only “victory” that you can claim is a feeble health care “reform” bill that you admit you had no idea what it contained, when in reality, it was just a massive welfare program for your corporate buddies in the industry.

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    District 6 Makes My Heart Pound

    If we were going to run two of the most viable progressive women in the whole city in the same district against each other it was important to me that something amazing came of it.

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    Leading D6 Candidates Weigh In on America’s Cup Bid

    The event, which is projected to generate as many as 9,000 jobs and much as $1.2 billion in economic activity, according to the mayor’s office, would require significant investment in construction repairs to piers 30-32 and pier 50.

  4. Herrera Announces Run for Mayor

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    Herrera Announces Run for Mayor

    Herrera joins Supervisor Bevan Dufty as the only two prominent pols to have officially declared candidacies for the open seat in 2011. Should he win, Herrera will be in a position to appoint a replacement to the Office of City Attorney.

  5. WRAP’s 2010 “Without Housing” Update Has Arrived

    WRAP concludes that ending homelessness in the United States will require a serious re-commitment by the federal government to create, subsidize and maintain truly affordable housing. It notes that the root cause of homelessness is the lack of affordable housing.

  6. Wake Up Obama!

    That billions and billions of dollars are still being spent on two unnecessary wars should make everyone feel as if they are living in a big insane asylum. All that money should be going to investment (especially public infrastructure) and jobs creation here in the USA. No wonder that a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll this week found that nearly 6 in 10 Americans believe the country is on the wrong track, a majority disapproves of President Obama’s handling of the economy, and nearly two-thirds expect the economy to get worse, which it will.

  7. A True Progressive Partnership

    A True Progressive Partnership

    Politicians thirst for personal accolades, and just about any one of them would swoon over that passage in The New York Times. But over the last decade in San Francisco’s District 6, the more honest analysis is that our many victories– on the ballot, at City Hall and in the neighborhoods– have not been about Chris Daly. Rather, our success has grown from the strength of our grassroots community and a true partnership between those in the trenches and those of us they elevated into the halls of power.