Alex Mak - Managing Editor

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07 Mar 2017

Art, Feminism, & Wikipedia

Art+Feminism is an international campaign to improve content on women and the arts on Wikipedia and encourage female editorship and participation in the online encyclopedia. San Francisco Art Institute is hosting a special satellite edit-a-thon in the Walter and McBean Galleries, currently home to A Living Thing, an installation by the artist Mel Ziegler. Throughout its run, A Living Thing offers a sanctuary for conversations, performances, debate, and acts of solidarity and resistance—through an open mic during all gallery hours, and an open call to anyone in the local community who wishes to contribute to the life represented by the flag.

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02 Mar 2017

Sessions Caught In a Lie. Met Twice w/ Russians During Trump Campaign

The US Justice Department has confirmed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Russian officials at least twice during the Trump presidential campaign.  This is a problem because Sessions denied ever meeting with Russian officials under oath, his confirmation hearing testimony was at best misleading, and at worst a boldfaced lie

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28 Feb 2017

Disgusting Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Continue Across America

Across America a spree of coordinated bomb threats and hate crimes targeting Jewish community centers, schools, and graveyards are being reported.  There have been so many incidences of anti-Semitic vandalism and anonymous threats in the past week it is dizzying. All across the United states +20 Jewish community centers were targeted

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23 Feb 2017

Study Shows Art Museum Staffs are Way Too White

The survey conducted on America’s Museum staffs exposed a real problem. Our museums and centers of art and culture are not reflecting our communities in the flesh. But there is good news…

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23 Feb 2017

Landlord Forces Mural Removed From Rhea’s in the Mission

Animated show Bob’s Burgers was created in the Mission. Artist Sirron Norris was the show’s lead illustrator and now his work is being wiped off the very street that inspired the show.

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21 Feb 2017

“IMPEACH PRESIDENT BANNON” Public Art Takeover

IMPEACH PRESIDENT BANNON Public Art Takeover In Five Major American Cities On President’s Day — Monday, 2/20, Through 3/6 What:   Trump was tweeting “I call my own shots” after SNL’s President Bannon cold open. Feels right to keep sticking a hot poker in that wound. Plus, with the media from all

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21 Feb 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos Book Deal & CPAC Speech Cancelled Over Pedophilia Endorsement

Alt-right spokesman and Breitbart news editor Milo Yiannopoulos has had his book deal taken away and his speaking engagement at Conservative Political Action Conference cancelled over allegations that he condones pedophilia.  Fellow employees at Breibart news have reportedly threatened to leave the network if action against Milo is not taken. Milo Yiannopoulos has

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