Volume 45, Issue 09

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Volume 45, Issue 09

News & Culture

The America's Cup would transform San Francisco's waterfront -- but is it a good deal for the city?

Rebecca Bowe
Cover Story

Volume 45, Issue 09

News & Culture

With the nation's ongoing war efforts at full throttle, the contradictions between public rationales and hidden goals cannot stand the light of day

Norman Solomon

After battling over procedures, the Board of Supervisors is ready to select a new mayor

Steven T. Jones
Guardian Editorial
Editorial

Why doesn't wealth inequality get discussed by polite economists?

Tim Redmond

The future of millions of undocumented students hangs on the lame-duck Congress

Sarah Phelan

Volume 45, Issue 09

Food & Drink

Tasting a new, fair trade monthly food subscription

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink

For the foodie and drink hounds on your list, here are a few recent book releases to delight and enlighten

Virginia Miller
Food & Drink

Corn is king at this Mission spot, serving Venezuelan-style dishes in a very casual atmosphere

Paul Reidinger

Strangely sweet duck soup and facing up to antiquity at Lao Thai Soul Food Kitchen

L.E. Leone

Volume 45, Issue 09

Arts & Culture

Burlesque musings

Matt Sussman

What's the matter with the grimly fiendish stage treatment of Coraline?

Dennis Harvey

What we're listening to

Johnny Ray Huston

Sic Alps clamber back into view

Kimberly Chun

Gay romantic comedy I Love You Phillip Morris inches toward the mainstream

Dennis Harvey

Portman is prima in Black Swan

Cheryl Eddy

The wonderful Margaret Cho is back in the land of tiny dogs. Plus: Lazer Sword, Smalltown DJs, the Tiara Sensation Pageant, and more wild nightlife

Marke B.

A Cow Palace tradition inspires strange dedication, adult stimulation -- and snappy cravats

Caitlin Donohue
Arts & Culture

YBCA offers up a bloody cinematic antidote to holiday smarm

Dennis Harvey