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He was perfectly situated sitting quietly on a chair resting against a parking meter, the pieces of clothing he was selling, neatly folded on a small table, or on hangers hooked to metal bars at the ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 03:58 PM PST with 18 Recommends
San Francisco's New Disruption EXCERPT: The view looks different from inside the shuttle. Prominent venture capitalist Tom Perkins publicly compared San Francisco's "rising tide of hatred of the ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 08:33 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Crossposted at Of Means and Ends The Google bus has become a powerful symbol for people outraged by the tech industry’s encroachment on San Francisco. The sleek buses embody a two-tiered ...
by Of Means and Ends
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Photo: Occupy Olympia Yesterday I was at the Emeryville Public Market having lunch with an associate, and when we were done, one of the workers that has been cleaning nearby ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 11:57 AM PST with 26 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) Get a signed print of this cartoon from the artist. Follow Jen ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 06:50 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Nato Thompson : I said to you, ‘Rick, what are you going to do? Because now there are all these social practice programs where a lot of white kids are graduating and they’re going to go into ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 04:27 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Photo by Ray Pensador - Sat., Oct. 12, 2013 - Mission & 24th St. It was about 1:20 P.M. on Saturday, October 12th, a mere 5 minutes after I've boarded BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) on my way to ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
This article in the Times is phoned-in and lazy. Nothing in it is really untrue, but nothing in it is news either. The trouble with the Bronx (especially the South Bronx) is it fails to fit in to ...
by futurebird
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You do not own what you think you own. Not in the way you think you own it. What’s yours is only yours until somebody with enough money decides they want it. Don’t believe me? Try owning a home ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue May 21, 2013 at 02:31 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
Sharpening Blunt Instruments Dear Readers: I'd love to see you at my upcoming book launches in New York at 6 pm on Thursday, 23 May and Berkeley at 2 pm on Sunday, 2 June. What comes to mind when ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 07:29 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) The last panel of this cartoon was inspired by a recent ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Class Warfare has always been asymmetrical, but lately the Other Side has outdone itself at Orwellian Olympic Shark Jumping. On January 17th it's time to bite back.
by Xavior Breff
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 08:44 AM PST with 2 Recommends
You may have caught my previous diary, Maritime Hoovervilles in Portland, Oregon . Well, now the good citizens of Oregon, speaking through the State Land Board, have decided to do ... uh ... ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 07:39 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
On the perils and promises of beautifying our cities.
by Spencer Troxell
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 09:43 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Following their horrific results in the local council elections in England, Scotland and Wales ( England, Scotland and Wales, Local election results ), Cameron (Tory wearing a blue tie) and Clegg (...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I have written poetry most of my life. Most of my poetry is not for public consumption because it is so personal. My father asked me to burn my poems during the summer between 8th Grade and High ...
by Aidos
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 04:11 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Willets Point, Queens, also known as the Iron Triangle, is a neighborhood where many poor people work. It is not a pretty place but it is where you will find those working on their own American Dream:
by frandor55
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 09, 2011 at 09:07 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Recently, in the comments section of Muskegon Critic's excellent diary ...
by some other george
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 05:03 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I live in Harlem. That is to say, I live in what was fairly recently Harlem. Now the real estateniks, eager to sell or rent all the new "luxury apartments" that have sprung up like multi-story ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 09:29 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
In my last diary about Maine, I made some observations about Portland--Maine's largest city--and the people who live in it when all the tourists and summer folk are long gone and the deepest winter ...
by commonmass
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Mar 07, 2011 at 11:49 AM PST with 51 Recommends