The Snitch

FBI Thwarts Plan to Blow Up Pier 39 on Christmas

While the president and some of his prominent supporters are delegitimizing the…

San Francisco Is Fucking Amazing and We Don’t Care What Bloodthirsty Racists Think

So: a mostly not-guilty verdict in the Kathryn Steinle trial. Were you…

The Alabama Senate Race Might Destroy the Trump Presidency

In 2009, after so-called “liberal lion” Sen. Ted Kennedy died of cancer,…

Google Is Watching You (Even More Than You Thought)

In a grim counterpoint to the news that Uber paid hackers $100,000…

Fair-Wage Zombies and Social-Justice Witches Descend on City Hall

Maybe you thought City Hall was full of ghouls and demigorgons already,…

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Living Martyrdom of Huey Newton

  West Oakland was being squeezed. At the start of the 1960s,…

Yes, It Was an Earthquake

At 5:53 p.m., just as the sun was turning an ominous orange…

YIMBY-Land: Change Comes to the Dogpatch

ā€œIā€™m unrepentantly a YIMBY,ā€ says the policy wonk and Dogpatch Neighborhood Association…

America Obeys the Law of the Conservation of Violence

It was only a few weeks ago, when the saber-rattling with North…

Ex-Googler Plans to Create A.I. God

The tech world has some issues with titanic hubris and an occasionally…