March 01, 2017 | 2 Comments
Gibney interviews eight former Scientologists, including Paul Haggis (director of Crash), about their involvement, growing disenchantment, and finally, separation. Three of those interviewed held senior leadership positions.
February 26, 2017 | No Comments
Democrats yesterday maintained the status quo with the election of former Labor Secretary Tom Perez over Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn) for the Democratic National Committee Chairmanship.
May 28, 2016 | 1 Comment
Venezuela is nearing collapse – turning more violent by the second – yet there is scant critical analysis of the country’s demise from the left.
May 04, 2016 | 1 Comment
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.
Posted in News
April 24, 2016 | 5 Comments
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.
April 04, 2016 | 1 Comment
Governor Jerry Brown is in Los Angeles today to sign what has been touted as “historic” legislation to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. Though well-intentioned, the excitement surrounding the legislation is overstated.
March 21, 2016 | 3 Comments
Listen up, all you uber-conservative mamas and papas in Congress – you spawned this child, now you better take care of him. Raise him as best you can, even though he has been learning by your example how to be more divisive and outrageous than you ever were.
Posted in Culture
January 22, 2016 | 2 Comments
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.
January 09, 2016 | No Comments
I’m a big fan of candidates telling hard truths to a public who really would prefer not to hear them. Besides being refreshing, you get the unfamiliar sensation that your intelligence is not being insulted with platitudes and pre-packaged sound bites
December 17, 2015 | 4 Comments
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.
November 14, 2015 | 3 Comments
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.