Donald Trump has not yet responded to the news by calling for all plumbers to be banned from entering the United States.
This painting of King Henry The Eighth is in the hallway of my hotel in San Francisco. I am fairly confident that this particular monarch never left Europe, much less traveled to the Pacific coast of North America. Why would a hotel post a painting
Protest today hit Wells Fargo bank, accused of taking public money while refusing to work with homeowners to avoid foreclosure. Tomorrow, protests against the burden of student loan debt will take place across the country.
As the summer progresses, I find myself waiting with interest for the arrival of some pieces of news. Here’s what I’m waiting for: Section 527 quarterly financial reports. Most non-profit political organizations must file reports of their contributions and expenditures with the IRS on July
Los Angeles Tops in Magnitude of Green Buildings, Not Surprisingly. What Surprises are there in the Energy Star listings?
A New Scientist article this month reports surprise that Los Angeles would top this year’s EPA list of metropolitan areas with green Energy Star buildings: WHICH US city is the greenest of all, in terms of numbers of energy-efficient commercial buildings? The surprising answer is
The imbalanced political position Nancy Pelosi has placed herself in is expressed beautifully, I think, by the uncomfortable expression on the face of Pelosi aide Michael Herbert, as shown in this photograph taken during Friday’s protest.
Thanks for keeping up the effort, World Can’t Wait. Unfortunately, a San Francisco demonstration is not a big show of a national day of protest.
After you watch Sean Penn in the big-screen motion picture Milk, go rent the 1985 documentary The Times of Harvey Milk and see the real man, his contemporaries and his time for yourself. I was a small kid when Harvey Milk, the first openly-gay elected
The list of November 5 post-election political demonstrations is growing. In San Francisco, people will meet at 5:00 PM today at the corner of Market and Powell Streets to attend “this open-air event, inviting everyone including you.” The goal: to advocate for the actual enactment
If you’re attending, you might want to book an extra night at the hotel, you know, just in case dinner lasts a little bit longer than you had planned.
Yesterday, the California Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. To the god dreamed up by John Hagee (the fundamentalist pastor whose endorsement John McCain sought for months), that’s like an 11 on the Smite Thee for Sin scale. John