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What SF Bay Guardian White Liberals Won't Tell You About Ed Lee

Randy Shaw | Posted 02.14.2014 | San Francisco
Randy Shaw

With New York City's election of progressive Bill de Blasio as mayor, I hear many ask: when will San Francisco get its own progressive mayor? The answer is that the city already has such a mayor in Ed Lee, whose progressive record de Blasio would be fortunate to match.

Interview With Critically Acclaimed Author, Alan Kaufman

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.25.2014 | Books
Lisa Chau

Alan Kaufman, the Bronx-born son of a French-Jewish Holocaust survivor, is author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman's writings are subversive articulations of extreme outsiderness.

All Hope is Local: Quit Whining and Run for Office

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Real change will begin Nov. 5th, and positive change will only occur if Progressives begin to shape politics first locally, and then spread outward to create national reform.

Boston Tea Party 2008

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

The $700 billion dollar bailout of Wall Street is exactly the kind of taxation without representation that the founding fathers fought to reject over 200 years ago.

Nader Picks Running Mate

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selected Matt Gonzalez, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, t...

Nader's Running Mate: "Get Beyond 2000"

San Francisco Chroncle | Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"People say we're being self-centered and egotistical - but in politics, everything is called egotistical," says Ralph Nader's new running mate, Matt ...

Nader's New Running Mate Not A Nader Fan In 2004

New York Times | Ariel Alexovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in June 2004, Matt Gonzalez, the young president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, spoke candidly to a group of the nation's top college...