This fall, we need to KEEP schools on track and prevent sliding back into a jumble of performative politics and lawsuits. We need to vote to keep Ann Hsu, Lainie Motamedi and Lisa Weissman-Ward on the Board.
Commentary: Julie Pitta
A man shouting obscenities at Boudin supporters a day before the election is another example of the way our political discourse has coarsened
Supervisors Debate City’s Recall Election Rules
Three school board members of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) face a recall election this month and now funding issues for such recall elections plus a proposal to amend the San Francisco City Charter related to recall elections in general have emerged.
Commentary: Vote No on Recall, Fight Plutocrats’ Consolidation of Power
Their efforts are anti-democratic and force our local government to spend funds on elections instead of, say, fighting addiction or Muni.
Letter to the Editor: Reasons Why SFUSD Board Members Should Not Be Recalled
While I neither voted for nor supported the three individuals up for recall, and while I strongly disagree with many of their positions — such as spending a million dollars to paint over a WPA socially critical historical fresco painted by an Ashkenazic immigrant — they do not deserve recall. This is a misguided effort.
Commentary: Don’t Let Big Money Steal Our Schools
The truth is that this recall is being driven not by public school parents, but by big money interests that want to steal our democracy.
Commentary: Ugly Recall Campaign Will Only Get Worse
A campaign with the stated purpose of returning “law-and-order” to San Francisco’s streets has been caught overstepping the bounds of propriety – and often breaking the law.
Commentary: Voting, Democracy and Recall Campaigns
It was a bittersweet victory because of the election of Donald Trump and the four years of havoc that ensued, but it was that conversation and many others that led to the formation of Richmond District Rising (RDR).
Letter to the Editor: Time to Recall the Board of Education?
Let’s sign the necessary number of petitions needed to start the recall of Board of Education President Lopez and the rest of the Board before they trigger more lawsuits and further endanger the future of public education in San Francisco.
Recall Effort, Rally of Support for Fewer After Blasting POA
A moment of jubilance for an election victory quickly soured after a video clip of Richmond District Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer cursing the San Francisco Police Officers Association (POA) during the celebration of Chesa Boudin’s upset win in the City’s district attorney race went viral.