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A different kind of water warriors

December 2019

Amy Gray-Schlink, now the only woman plumber at the San Francisco Water Department, tells how and why she and cohorts fought for and won safety measures by forming Strength in Numbers, an organization properly named SIN.

Return of the Red Scare

April 2019

Trump & Co. are preaching against socialism. They want another Red Scare? OK! Time for all good lefties to get fearsome.

Wolves, bees, whales, and us

June 2018

Endangered species: humans are not exempt from the laws of biology — no more than any other animals.

Why I fight fascists

April 2018

Standing up to right-wing thugs is an urgent matter of conscience. And it works!