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    Competition Is Good

    Competition Is Good

    As a political scientist, elections have always been fascinating to me. I grew up with politics at the dinner table and my family took me to rallies to protest nuclear…

    Before They Destroyed Flint’s Drinking Water, They Destroyed Flint’s Democracy

    Before They Destroyed Flint’s Drinking Water,  They Destroyed Flint’s Democracy

    In recent weeks there has been increased public attention on the horrific abuse that has been committed against the people of Flint, Michigan, who have had their water poisoned by…

    Monday Hearts for Madalene

    Monday Hearts for Madalene

    By Page Hodel Doing any one thing over and over on a regular basis for ten years is an extraordinary experience. With repetition and dedication comes the gift of observation,…

    Single on Valentine’s Day

    Single on Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is almost here again, a day that is pretty tough for a lot of single people. So many of us have uncritically bought into the notion—almost universally assumed…

    Ann Rostow: Where the Girls Are

    Ann Rostow: Where the Girls Are

    By Ann Rostow Where The Girls Are Clinton is suffering, not from a gender gap, but from a generational gap. So as a proud Hillary supporter I was taken aback…

    Senior Housing Advocate Pamela David Nominated for SF Pride Community Grand Marshal

    Senior Housing Advocate Pamela David  Nominated for SF Pride Community Grand Marshal

    Pamela David, an LGBTQ activist for four decades, has been nominated as a Community Grand Marshal for San Francisco Pride 2016. David’s many achievements include helping to organize the Lesbian…

    School Diversity Problems, Hegemony

    School Diversity Problems, Hegemony

    Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts recently taught the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course, according to district officials. She will resume…

    Curated

    Curated

    Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia is the first major international presentation of Pierre Bonnard’s work to be mounted on the West Coast in half a century. The exhibition features more than…

    No Place Like Home Initiative

    No Place Like Home Initiative

    A bipartisan group of California Senate legislators have proposed a 2 billion revenue bond, the No Place Like Home Initiative, to create permanent housing with supportive services for homeless people…

    Academy of Friends Gala Outshines the Oscars

    Local parties centered on national events tend to pale in comparison to the bigger occasion. A very rare exception is the Academy of Friends’ Academy Awards Night Charity Gala, which…