Tag: Sally Stephens

Lincoln’s words can still save our country’s soul

As our national political discourse has coarsened in recent years, some have felt emboldened to make racist, homophobic and sexist…

1 month ago

To all the fathers who encouraged us

Here’s to all the dads out there on this Father’s Day, and all the little things they do that help…

3 months ago

A lazy way to govern

In 43 days, San Franciscans will face a ballot with 25 local propositions and 17 state measures. This enormous ballot…

2 years ago

Finding community among the nerds

Doctor Who, Princess Leia and Kylo Ren missed Burning Man last weekend. They were with me and 15,000 other people…

2 years ago

A tale of two voters

For more than 10 years, my garage served as a precinct polling place. For all those years, I worked in…

2 years ago

Sowing discord, one block at a time

If you really want to get a neighborhood riled up, bring up street parking. Recently, I watched as parking —…

2 years ago

The worst of times?

It’s easy to think we’re in the worst of times. Racism, terrorism, global warming, outrageous politicians, homelessness ... there’s seemingly…

2 years ago

‘America’s best idea’ is rotting from the top

The National Park Service has been around for 100 years. In that time, the agency, once called “America’s best idea,”…

2 years ago