Helping out strangers in a strange land

Outside the Hyatt Regency, an Amtrak Thruway Coach idles in the bus stop, leaving just enough room for me to…

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There’s no social justice without economic justice

I know the November 2018 election is already 10 days past, but I can’t stop thinking about Proposition C. I…

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The City earns a mixed report card for the midterm elections

The day after the 2018 midterm elections, my social media feeds and inbox emails registered an unusual spike in exultant…

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Marriott employee strikes by day, delivers food by night

Larrilou Carumba has worked at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis for more than six years as a housekeeper. When her…

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‘Widows’ a fun heist thriller with a touch of depth

“Hunger,” “Shame” and “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen brings his interests in social justice and extreme means to…

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Odd couple friendship in ‘Green Book’ is real

“Green Book” director Peter Farrelly and star Mahershala Ali vouch for the authenticity of their “based on a true friendship”…

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Lee Chang-dong’s enigmatic ‘Burning’ intrigues

The mysterious, entrancing “Burning,” the latest from South Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-dong (“Secret Sunshine,” “Poetry”), is like a weird dream…

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