Leon Trotsky

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Tobacco Is Healthier Than Marijuana, Says Obama's Drug Doctor

    Obama's people stay on message. Even as the erstwhile Choomer in Chief seems to hint more and more strongly that drug legalization is inevitable and that it wouldn't be such a bad thing after all, the people President Barack Obama appointed to set the nation's policy on law enforcement and health ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Gavin Newsom Could Delay Swearing-In. But Why?

    Should he stay or should he go? ​The Chron this morning summarized a legal memo that backs up Mayor Gavin Newsom's oft-repeated threat of delaying his exit as San Francisco mayor if he's not satisfied with the Board of Supervisors' choice for his successor. The "Will he or won't he?" makes for gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Only In SF: Theresa Sparks, Transgender Former Sex Toy Exec, 'Conservative' Candidate

    ​​"Only in San Francisco" is a trite and overused phrase all too often employed to belittle our city's good intentions as it establishes bond financing to pave the road to hell. And yet, sometimes, you've just got to take a step back, look at what's going on here, and shake your head: Theresa Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Chris Daly May Know a Lot about a Lot -- But He Doesn't Know Jack About SF Weekly

    Chris Daly​I want to thank Supervisor Chris Daly. I want to thank the man for forcing me to read through his turgid, 2,500-word polemic about supervisorial candidate Theresa Sparks and how "big money" has supposedly been showered upon this newspaper in return for a cover story. Now we know what it ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 16, 2007

    Off the Wall

    One-act opera is every bit as didactic as the mural from which it takes its title, but lacks the same punch

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Secret Rivera

    Four decades after it was rescued from a storage shed, Diego Rivera's magnificent City College mural remains a hidden treasure

  • Film

    October 30, 2002

    Queen of Pain

    Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Peace Wars

    The bitter battle over piloting a campus peace movement that hasn't even left the ground

  • Film

    June 21, 2000

    Coop D'état

    Chicken Run is finger lickin' good

  • News

    October 14, 1998
  • Film

    April 30, 1997
  • Culture

    March 8, 1995
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