Opinion

2008 offers key lessons for COVID recession

Austerity and budget cuts are not the best response to a recession

Street sweeps endanger the health of the homeless

By Diane Qi, Rani Mukherjee, Kamran Abri As demands for justice in…

What kind of world will we leave behind for our children?

By Gina M. Fromer Most people are surprised when I tell them…

Protect public health by stopping the pipeline into immigration detention

Our patient’s voice trembled as she shared how her husband was released…

COVID must not divert us from HIV and hepatitis elimination

By William Remak COVID-19 is devastating the health of Americans — and…

Proposed ordinance could keep hotels closed, hurt environment and worse

By Thomas J. Baltimore The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact…

From The Editor: It’s time to knock American history off its pedestals

Do we really need statues of former slaveholders and men who abused indigenous people to sow the seeds of the American story?

For low income San Franciscans, health and recovery means prioritizing our parks

By Tyrone Mullins and Joyce Armstrong This November, San Francisco voters will…

Mayor Breed is right: It’s time to defund police and reinvest in public safety

By Alexander Post In the wake of the brutal murder of George…

A Juneteenth call to action

As a young Black man, I feel elated that large private sector…

Tenants in supportive housing urgently need rent relief

By the #30 Right Now Coalition We are living in a tumultuous,…

COVID-19 and the physicians we need

Pandemic highlights demand for racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse health care workforce

COVID-19 crisis shows need to close digital divide

State legislature should keep funding for alternative education programs such as Calbright College

Stopping the ‘avalanche of evictions’

The City needs to step up for renters post-COVID

San Francisco’s health and recovery bond leaves Chinatown behind

By Ding Lee San Francisco’s effort to recover from the pandemic with…

Tenderloin lawsuit will have catastrophic impact on homeless residents

UC Hastings should sign pledge disavowing sweeps, increased policing

The legacy of white privilege and power is pain, anger and fear

By Dante King As we continue to witness the gruesome effects and…

Democrats need to talk about taxes as well as cuts

By Jeremy Pilaar Earlier this month, officials revealed the devastating toll COVID-19…

A new vision for emergency shelter services

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing nonprofits and officials to rethink services for the homeless

Letters: Notification legislation could prevent unnecessary animal deaths

To the editor: In August 2019, I found an abandoned German Shepherd…