Exclusive Interview with California State Senator Scott Wiener, Who is Bringing Net Neutrality Back to the Golden State
Since he was first elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2010, Scott Wiener has proven to be a highly effective legislator, passing bills regulating the environment, housing protections, and the LGBT community. Now, as San Francisco's representative in the ...read more
New California Movement Proposes to Split Golden State
Yesterday, Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed launched “New California,” a movement that would make the rural, inland part of California into the nation’s fifty-first state while leaving the coastal cities to their own devices (but keeping San Diego for themselves.) This is the ...read more
The Left Needs to Acknowledge Its Sexism Part Three: The Bernie Bros
Note: This is the third part in a series of articles analyzing the problem of sexism on the left. This article was written as a follow-up to the first in this series, which you can read here. One of the reasons I wanted Jon Ossoff to win his special election last June is because ...read more
Here's How a Restaurant SHOULD Deal with A**hole Customers and Their Demanding Diets
Photo: Eater SF While San Francisco's Asian population is one of the most vibrant in the country, I still can't imagine trying to run a Chinese restaurant there. When you consider how obnoxiously sanctimonious so many Bay Area hyper-liberals are when it comes to sustainability, ...read more
Are Smug Hipsters Ruining the Gentrification Debate in San Francisco?
You've likely read at least 15 articles and essays in the past year that hysterically declared, “All the artists are leaving San Francisco and moving to the East Bay!” Although people have been complaining about that for 30 years, the story has gotten juicier lately because some ...read more
San Francisco's "Batkid" Is Sexist (Updated)
I'm sure I speak for a lot of you when I say that the story of "Batkid" is one of the most-heartwarming of the year. Today in San Francisco, a large portion of the city is participating in a coordinated event put together by the Make-a-Wish Foundation and aimed at fulfilling the ...read more
Fruitvale Station And White America
By David Philips Ex-con, dope dealer, unemployed, philanderer. Oscar Grant was White America’s worst nightmare. I am White America. Of course, I like to think of myself as the other part. The part that doesn’t see black people in hoodies and saggy pants as a threat. The part ...read more
Notoriously Dirty Houston New Home for Clean Tech Start Ups?
David Ferris over at Forbes gives a fascinating look at a new tech start up incubator 'Surge Accelerator' in the traditionally environmentally suspect Houston: Surge wants to serve a gap in Houston’s startup ecosystem: the entrepreneur who has a great idea but lacks the money, ...read more