Perspectives

Perspective: How California Could Become a Refuge for Reproductive Rights

More than half of Americans believe abortion should be legal. Yet women’s reproductive rights continue to be eroded.

Perspective: Noise Pop Serves as Reminder That Live Music is Essential to SF

After many ups and downs, San Francisco venues caught a glimpse of the before times, in part thanks to the Noise Pop Festival.

Perspective: Tech Leaders: Stop Whining About SF’s Problems, and Start Helping

Instead of rage-tweeting their frustrations with the state of San Francisco, local tech leaders should show up for their community by spearheading efforts towards change.

Perspective: Proposal to Limit SF Recall Elections Weakens Democracy

Though San Francisco has not held a local recall election in almost four decades, Supervisor Aaron Peskin has crafted numerous proposals to amend the City Charter and weaken our voice in government.

Perspective: Bruce Pettit, Unsung Hero of the Gay Marriage Revolution

San Francisco activist who helped drive churches to accept gay marriage died January 20.

Perspective: San Francisco Police Illegally Used Surveillance Cameras at the George Floyd Protests. The Courts Must Stop Them

A hearing in the authors’ lawsuit against the police department is set for Friday.

Perspective: Surveillance and Civil Liberties are Both Crucial to Fixing San Francisco

Here’s why I believe in surveillance cameras and support District Attorney Chesa Boudin.

Perspective: ‘San Fransicko’ Gets It Upside Down: It’s Neoliberals Who Ruin Cities

Progressives aren’t in charge in SF. It’s the economic policies of Ronald Reagan and mainstream liberals that have produced the crisis in the streets.

Perspective: Why Your Chances of Being a Crime Victim in S.F. May Be Up, Even When Crime is Down

If San Franciscans feel less safe, they may have a point.

Perspective: ‘San Fransicko’ is Thought-Provoking and Hard to Dismiss, Click-Bait Packaging Aside

San Francisco is a wealthy city full of brilliant people, but we are failing on so many levels. Are lefties to blame?