Politics

Shooting of homeless man shows need for sincere change in SFPD

by Lisa Marie Alatorre, Coalition on Homelessness San Francisco – A shooting by police officers of a homeless man camping on Shotwell Street near 18th Street occurred in the Mission Thursday, April 7. On Friday, the Medical Examiner identified the…
When the BIDs attack us, we strike back

When the BIDs attack us, we strike back

September 30th marked the first day of the annual International Downtown Association conference at the Marriott in San Francisco. The conference was full of workshops geared towards increasing business success in downtowns all over the US and Canada as well…

WRAP 10-year Anniversary Concert, featuring Mic Crenshaw

Hey everybody !! Check out what Mic Crenshaw and KBOO Community Radio are doing for WRAP and the Oregon Right To Rest Campaign!!! Join local WRAP members Right 2 Survive, Street Roots and Sisters Of The Road for an evening…

EXCERPTS US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LETTER OF INTEREST

Artwork by Roonie Goodman The United States Department of Justice filed a “Statement of Interest of the United States Department of Justice”, filed August 6 of this year,  regarding  a suit, Janet F. Bell v City of Boise, in which…

One Dollar, One Vote: Big Business Subverts Democracy

Grossman offers a frank opinion of why BIDs aim to move homeless people out of business districts. “It’s a customer service district. They don’t see the homeless people as customers… If they don’t see you as a customer you are…