One year ago, we launched a campaign in California, called "No Such Thing As A Child Prostitute." Our goal? To eliminate the very notion of "child prostitute" in both language and in law.
Armed propaganda was used by the Tupamaro in Venezuela, Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam after World War II, and, domestically, by U.S. anti-Vietnam war activists to radicalize the non-violent Peace Movement.
Photos by Kevin Berne Prince William (Christopher McLinden) speaks to reporters, watched by wife Kate (Allison Jean White) and King Charles III (Robert Joy) The play's the thing, a certain well-regarded dramatist wrote some 400 years ago. If...
Fight, flight or freeze. Those are the three traditional options we humans have when confronted with dangerous or overwhelming situations.
This Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debate on September 26 should be kinda interesting, don't you think?
One of my all time favorite moments of day is sunset. I live in San Francisco's Marina district just a few blocks from the Golden Gate Bridge, and on clear evenings I like to head down to the water to watch the sun set over the bridge.
Suspending driver's licenses takes people who are poor, and traps them in debt. It takes Americans hanging on by a thread, and robs them of their livelihoods.
Conducted by Nicola Luisotti, the production by director David McVicar features tenor Yonghoon Lee in the title role, Anna Pirozzi as Maddalena, J'Nai Bridges as Bersi, and George Gagnidze as Carlo Gérard. Stylish sets by Robert Jones and period costumes by Jenny Tiramani capture the tension and disparity between the Haves and the Have Nots.
San Franciscans like to play a bit fast and loose with history - so nobody questioned the period accuracy of French poodles welcoming patrons to the opera ball. Why would you? They were beautifully groomed, as were their observers.
They say high school is preparation for college, and college is preparation for life. But how can you prepare for life in a collegiate environment with about as much in common with real life as a city built from Legos?
San Francisco had dealt with so much negativity since last season and wanted to come out strong to shut up their naysayers.
Voting for this measure might make some people feel good in the moment, and it may help some other ambitious politicians climb the ladder. But it won't help the folks who need it the most: our homeless neighbors.
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The facts demonstrate that building a wall is purely a political ploy and attempt to pander to Trump's base. After all, it is a powerful hallmark of his campaign that aims to create a culture of division, based on dominance and hate.
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The dumpster diver surfaces. His hand clasps a small golden harp. He's no angel. His wings fly as high as a kite. I'm hurtin', man, he says. Can you give me two? Two bucks for junk. Behind the bar, the dumpster...
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We all have to take a role in addressing discrimination where it exists. I believe Airbnb has done that, and while the effort is still a work in progress, this work will lead to better policies and technologies that will bring us together and ultimately end discrimination.
Taken at face value, this new law would be utterly redundant - except for the fact that it would open the door for a witch hunt, involving the creation of an unprecedented thought crime.
Kaepernick's protest has elicited various responses. President Obama has supported his action, arguing that his response has raised legitimate issues. Others have vilified him.
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Wow, Silicon Valley, you might just be the worst. Land of opportunity. Idealized climate. Stanford University. Home to Google, Facebook, Apple, et al. What happened? When I moved here two years ago, I was brimming with excitement and hope, even at a cynical 38 years of age, which, I now...
I didn't realize how pervasive animal exploitation is in our culture until I had to become more mindful.