Category Archives: Local politics

PETER CAMEJO on the Matt Gonzalez campaign for Mayor of San Francisco

Peter Camejo speaking at the June 1970 national anti-war conference in Cleveland which voted to establish the Peace Action Coalition. Photograph is taken from Peter’s Pathfinder pamphlet Liberalism, Ultraleftism or Mass Action, 1970. _________________________________________________________ The following is the unedited version

PETER CAMEJO on the Matt Gonzalez campaign for Mayor of San Francisco

Peter Camejo speaking at the June 1970 national anti-war conference in Cleveland which voted to establish the Peace Action Coalition. Photograph is taken from Peter’s Pathfinder pamphlet Liberalism, Ultraleftism or Mass Action, 1970. _________________________________________________________ The following is the unedited version

THE PUBLIC DEFENDER

first published in Fog City Journal, July 8, 2009 Jeff Adachi conferring with a client, photo by Robert Gumpert DEFENDING THE PUBLIC DEFENDER by Matt Gonzalez & G. Whitney Leigh SAN FRANCISCO’S PUBLIC DEFENDER, Jeff Adachi, is facing a $1.9

THE PUBLIC DEFENDER

first published in Fog City Journal, July 8, 2009 Jeff Adachi conferring with a client, photo by Robert Gumpert DEFENDING THE PUBLIC DEFENDER by Matt Gonzalez & G. Whitney Leigh SAN FRANCISCO’S PUBLIC DEFENDER, Jeff Adachi, is facing a $1.9

TRANSBAY AUTHORITY

first published in the San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 2009; an edited version appears below Event poster by Chuck Sperry A BLACK BART LESSON FOR TRANSBAY AUTHORITY by Warren Hinckle, Matt Gonzalez & Jello Biafra IF WE CAN LEARN FROM

TRANSBAY AUTHORITY

first published in the San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 2009; an edited version appears below Event poster by Chuck Sperry A BLACK BART LESSON FOR TRANSBAY AUTHORITY by Warren Hinckle, Matt Gonzalez & Jello Biafra IF WE CAN LEARN FROM

TAXI-MEDALLION SYSTEM

first published in the San Francisco Examiner, June 10, 2009 STOP ROMANTICIZING BROKEN TAXI-MEDALLION SYSTEM by Matt Gonzalez RECENT SUGGESTIONS BY Mayor Gavin Newsom’s administration that San Francisco should consider selling taxi medallions to raise revenue have been greeted with

TAXI-MEDALLION SYSTEM

first published in the San Francisco Examiner, June 10, 2009 STOP ROMANTICIZING BROKEN TAXI-MEDALLION SYSTEM by Matt Gonzalez RECENT SUGGESTIONS BY Mayor Gavin Newsom’s administration that San Francisco should consider selling taxi medallions to raise revenue have been greeted with

DEBIT CARD PROGRAM

first published in BeyondChron.org, February 14, 2007 THE MAKING OF A DEBIT CARD MONOPOLY by Matt Gonzalez SAN FRANCISCO’S TAXI PARATRANSIT program has long been a blessing for our disabled citizens. Since 1979—more than a decade before the federal ADA

DEBIT CARD PROGRAM

first published in BeyondChron.org, February 14, 2007 THE MAKING OF A DEBIT CARD MONOPOLY by Matt Gonzalez SAN FRANCISCO’S TAXI PARATRANSIT program has long been a blessing for our disabled citizens. Since 1979—more than a decade before the federal ADA

WILL OF THE VOTERS

first published in BeyondChron.org, May 19, 2006 Two women cycling in Golden Gate Park, 1930s INVOKING THE “WILL OF THE VOTERS” BUT ONLY IF CONVENIENT by Matt Gonzalez SIX YEARS AGO SAN FRANCISCO voters went to the polls to decide

WILL OF THE VOTERS

first published in BeyondChron.org, May 19, 2006 Two women cycling in Golden Gate Park, 1930s INVOKING THE “WILL OF THE VOTERS” BUT ONLY IF CONVENIENT by Matt Gonzalez SIX YEARS AGO SAN FRANCISCO voters went to the polls to decide

ARLENE ACKERMAN

first published in San Francisco Frontlines, October 2005 A detail of a sculpture by Sargent Johnson at George Washington H.S., San Francisco DEBUNKING ACKERMAN’S NUMBERS by Matt Gonzalez A FEW DAYS BEFORE HER September 6, 2005 public announcement that she

ARLENE ACKERMAN

first published in San Francisco Frontlines, October 2005 A detail of a sculpture by Sargent Johnson at George Washington H.S., San Francisco DEBUNKING ACKERMAN’S NUMBERS by Matt Gonzalez A FEW DAYS BEFORE HER September 6, 2005 public announcement that she