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News, The Snitch Hotel Workers to Picket Hyatt, Call for Boycott

Hotel Workers to Picket Hyatt, Call for Boycott

Updated 4:55 p.m. to show Hyatt's statement about the boycott initiative.The stories coming from Hyatt housekeepers explain why people in 20 cities are rallying to launch a global boycott of the hotel chain: overworked employees, unfair firings, management turning on…
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News, The Snitch Boycott of Alberta Urged By San Francisco's 'Corporate Ethics.' Canadians Pissed, Eh?

Boycott of Alberta Urged By San Francisco's 'Corporate Ethics.' Canadians Pissed, Eh?

Corporate Ethics International, a rabble-rousing San Francisco environmental nonprofit, on Thursday launched a campaign urging a boycott of Alberta in protest of the Canadian province's oil sands petroleum extraction project. The group has erected a billboard in Seattle comparing environmental…
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News, The Snitch City Councilwoman Claims Arizona Does Not Border Mexico

City Councilwoman Claims Arizona Does Not Border Mexico

San Francisco garnered a lot of attention when it was early to the bandwagon to boycott Arizona over that state's draconian immigration policies (but not the first; Oakland beat San Francisco to the punch while the City By The Bay…
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News, The Snitch Oakland Beats S.F. to the Punch on Arizona Boycott

Oakland Beats S.F. to the Punch on Arizona Boycott

San Francisco's proposed boycott of the state of Arizona drew a national spotlight. But the distinction -- be it positive or negative -- of actually enacting a boycott goes to Oakland, which can add that laurel to the city's trophy…
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News, The Snitch Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Just Back From Arizona, Doubts Wisdom of Boycott

Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Just Back From Arizona, Doubts Wisdom of Boycott

San Francisco politicians' push to boycott Arizona following the Grand Canyon State's adoption of a harsh new immigration policy popped a lot of flashbulbs, and earned a lot of ink. But now some city leaders are questioning the wisdom of…
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News, The Snitch Bookie Site Lays Odds on Controversial Arizona Immigration Law

Bookie Site Lays Odds on Controversial Arizona Immigration Law

If the 9-11 tragedy didn't prove Americans' indomitable will and heroic ability -- to make a buck off anything, this will. The bookmaking site youwager.com has commenced laying odds and taking bets related to the controversial Arizona immigration law that…
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News, The Snitch Potential Arizona Boycott Introduced Today. But That's Not All...

Potential Arizona Boycott Introduced Today. But That's Not All...

As we reported yesterday, Supervisor David Campos will today introduce emergency legislation calling for a citywide boycott of Arizona due to that state's recently enacted, draconian immigration policy. Text of Campos' resolution is not yet on the Web -- and…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco to Vote on Boycott of State of Arizona

San Francisco to Vote on Boycott of State of Arizona

UPDATE: Read the text of the resolution here.Supervisor David Campos this morning confirmed that he will tomorrow introduce emergency legislation calling for a San Francisco boycott of Arizona in response to that state's controversial new immigration law. "I feel the…
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News, The Snitch Bankruptcy, Locusts, Frogs, Blood: Could a California Gay Tourism Boycott Be Next?

Bankruptcy, Locusts, Frogs, Blood: Could a California Gay Tourism Boycott Be Next?

With fiscal and economic plagues already haunting California, could a Proposition 8-inspired professional brain drain -- and even a tourism boycott -- be next?During a conversation Tuesday, Rob Black, vice president for public policy of the San Francisco Chamber of…
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News, The Snitch 'Pornographers Against Free Press' Plan Weekend Protest

'Pornographers Against Free Press' Plan Weekend Protest

Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! The free press has got to go!No, seriously.SF Weekly's current lead news column has apparently incited a mass protest movement among pornographers opposed to freedom of the press. Ironically, in light of recent national headlines, this…
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News, The Snitch Hate Hurts America, If By 'Hate' You Mean Michael Savage

Hate Hurts America, If By 'Hate' You Mean Michael Savage

It seems like a pretty obvious conceit: Hate Hurts America, but apparently it took a coalition by the same name to convince corporate giants Wal-Mart and AT&T to join other advertisers boycotting local right-wing radio nut Michael Savage's radio…
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Music, All Shook Down Folsom Street Fair Boycotts Pants, Christianity; pt. II

Folsom Street Fair Boycotts Pants, Christianity; pt. II

Freelance photographer Paul Quitoriano follows up on his tremendous Morrissey shots with these explicitly beautiful photos from Sunday. Click here to start the slideshow.…
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Music, All Shook Down Folsom Street Fair Boycotts Pants, Christianity

Folsom Street Fair Boycotts Pants, Christianity

Somehow, it didn't seem as wrong in the moment. ... Photos from San Francisco's world-class, leather and bondage-themed street fair, Sunday September 30, 2007. We'll have more all week, so come back, if that's what you're in to.…
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