Author: Nato Green

Permanent minority rule

After Trump’s election, there was speculation about what would happen after a “Reichstag fire,” that would justify consolidation of authoritarian…

2 weeks ago

Scraping the bottom of the barrel to argue against rent control

In November, California votes on Proposition 10. Opponents have deployed arguments so bizarre they don’t pass the straight face test…

4 weeks ago

Area lobbyist predicts sky to fall

Last week, the Chronicle ran a hit piece about the Our City, Our Home ballot measure, headed for November’s ballot…

1 month ago

London Breed supporters have sketchy history supporting public housing

In June, Frisco native Jamilah King penned a widely-shared article in Mother Jones about the messy race politics of the…

2 months ago

Politics is kinda, sometimes, depends

It’s high time for six political lessons relearned this year. 1) Progressives usually lose when process fights are divorced from…

2 months ago

It’s time for the SF police union to bargain

You know how sometimes you have some esoteric technical knowledge, but people discuss the topic incorrectly and it makes you…

3 months ago

A letter to Senator Wiener about SB 827

State Sen. Scott Wiener made waves for Senate Bill 827, which proposed to answer the housing crisis by overriding local…

3 months ago

Styrofoam London

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez shed light on the San Francisco mayor’s race in his May 20 On Guard column with an…

4 months ago