Posts from the ‘justice’ category

Remembering the victims of a car-eat-bike world

Last Wednesday night I joined about 80 fellow cyclists in a memorial ride to honor seven cyclists recently killed in the streets of San Francisco. The…

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Pope Francis: “Thou shalt not frack!”

Pope Francis holding up anti-fracking t-shirts following a meeting with a group of Argentinian environmental activists to discuss water and fracking issues. The shirts read “No…

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Is Google making the world wiser?

Just in time for the unfurling of Google’s mysterious barge, a 50-foot-tall, 250-foot-long shipping container structure that looks to be a sort of floating technology theme…

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Sunday Streets SF: Love me Tenderloin Edition

Two weekends ago, San Francisco’s migrating street party known as Sunday Streets found itself a warm spot right smack in the middle of the city’s Tenderloin…

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“Real Mormons Love Everyone!” – SF Gay Pride 2013, Photo Feast

You know you’ve come a long way in the fight for equality when the people you come across at the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco…

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Chevron touts big oil profits = past. Cyclists generate people power = future. Bike the Math rocks!

Well, there couldn’t be a better symbolism of yesterday’s shareholder meeting at Chevron’s San Ramon headquarters than today’s headliner in the business section of the San…

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We’re taking it to Chevron!

Tomorrow bright and early a bunch of Bay Area cyclists and I are going to bike the math of climate change to Chevron’s shareholders and call…

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GMO OMG WTF are we eating?!?!

So there’s a proposition — Proposition 37 — on the ballot in California that would make the state the first in the nation to require the…

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We’re planning the future here!

File this in the category of occupying-the-land-with-things-that-were-meant-to-be-on-it-in-the-first-place. As some of you may have heard, a couple of days ago a coalition of local residents, farmers, students,…

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Six extraordinary people who are giving voice to the voiceless and hope to the hopeless

The 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize recipients: photo courtesy Goldman Environmental Prize Africa: Ikal Angelei, Kenya Asia: Ma Jun, China Europe: Evgenia Chirikova, Russia Islands & Island…

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