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2003 Stories by John Mecklin

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  • A Pair of Aces

    published December 3, 2003

    Now that he's supported by Al Gore and Angela Alioto, Gavin Newsom is a shoo-in to be elected mayor of San Francisco. I just wanted to... More >>

  • Rolling in War Bucks

    published October 22, 2003

    Q: The President was in Santa Clara last week and he appeared at United Defense, a major defense contractor controlled by the Carlyle Group.... More >>

  • A Glimmer of Hope

    published July 16, 2003

    For a good long time now, the defining features of San Francisco's political culture have been a public focus on progressive symbolism and an... More >>

  • So I Wrote a Snide Column

    published June 4, 2003

    Over the past six years, I have used this space to address a variety of important problems in public policy and civic culture. Usually, I focus on... More >>

  • The Spirit of San Francisco

    published April 9, 2003

    I met Clark Brigham after my wife, Nina, had become friends with his wife, Nicola, because they had borne children at about the same time, which... More >>

  • Class Action

    published February 5, 2003

    Given his history of selfless public service, Mayor Willie Brown's announcement that he is working to create an eponymous public policy center at... More >>

  • Thinking Small

    published January 15, 2003

    Over the past few months, U.S. troops, planes, and warships marched, soared, and sailed toward seemingly inevitable war. President Bush proposed... More >>

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