She was a leading lesbian activist before disappearing into Northern California. A filmmaker wants to know why

RYAN KOST Oct. 30, 2022 ( Comments There was a rhythm to life on The Land, a sweet cadence in the place up Sherwood Road, just outside Willits in unincorporated Mendocino County. The days began at first light — a meal, perhaps, followed by the gathering of firewood. Early on,… Continue reading

‘A Brazil of Hope’ as Leftist Lula Defeats Far-Right Bolsonaro in Presidential Runoff

Supporters of Brazilian President-Elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva celebrate while watching the vote count in the October 30, 2022 presidential runoff in São Paulo. (Photo: Caio Guatelli/AFP via Getty Images) The Workers’ Party candidate, who completed a remarkable political comeback less than three years removed from a prison cell,… Continue reading

National Labor Board Dings Starbucks for Actions During Castro Store Union Drive

Written by Kevin Truong Published Oct. 11, 2022 • 12:55pm ( The Starbucks location in the Castro at 4094 18th St. sometimes called BearBucks voted to form a union on Tuesday August 16, 2022 becoming the first location in San Francisco to successfully do so. | Camille Cohen/The Standard The National Labor… Continue reading

These 16 charts show the money behind San Francisco propositions and candidate races

Leila Darwiche, Sriharsha Devulapalli Oct. 29, 2022 ( Comments San Francisco’s ballot measures and candidates for office have received over $13 million in funding this election cycle, according to a Chronicle analysis of data from the San Francisco Ethics Commission. Nearly 80% of that money went to the 14 local propositions… Continue reading

Sanders Urges Massive Midterm Voter Turnout to ‘Preserve American Democracy’

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to a crowd in Portland, Oregon on October 27, 2022. (Photo: Bernie Sanders/Twitter) “We are in a pivotal moment in American history where the crises that we face are unprecedented,” the democratic socialist told a crowd of thousands in Eugene, Oregon. BRETT WILKINS October… Continue reading



Voters with Brazilian flag during presidential election day on Oct. 2, 2022 in Águas Claras, Distrito Federal, Brazil. After a polarized campaign between Lula and Bolsonaro, the largest Latin American nation votes for president amid an economic crisis. Andressa Anholete/Getty Images POSTED IN BRAZIL ON FIRE As fake news skyrockets,… Continue reading