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14 Dec 2017

You Can Help Stop Unfair Evictions

Come help stop unfair evictions in SF! Join us on Saturday at 11AM at 350 Alabama at 16th for a signature-gathering mobilization for No Eviction without Representation! Folks have been showing up in droves, but we need YOU if we’re going to get all 17K signatures we need to make

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14 Dec 2017

How Bad Is Stormtrooper Aim? A Statistical Analysis

A frame-by-frame examination of the existing canonical Star Wars films yields a true assessment of what comically poor aim the stormtroopers really have. We went through all of the Star Wars movies in which stormtroopers appear and compared their shots fired to their number of actual hits. While we have

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13 Dec 2017

Artists Move to Install ‘Majestic Fountain’ on top of the Salesforce Tower

San Franciscans are acutely aware of the massive tower Salesforce built on their skyline.  Some local commentators have complained about the new building, calling it a symbol of greed and excess from Silicon Valley, others just bemoan that it is the tallest and most expensive building ever put up in San Francisco,

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11 Dec 2017

Who Killed Oakland’s Electric Streetcars?

Progress isn’t always progress. When you sit in traffic tomorrow morning wondering how much it’ll cost to get your bashed-in rear window fixed, or how you’ll find a spot near work, just remember— it wasn’t always like this. The East Bay used to be the hub of a bustling, emission-free

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09 Dec 2017

Oakland Strike Update: Unions reject Oakland’s “last, best, and final offer”

It’s been a grueling week for Oakland city workers and a dysfunctional shit storm for the city itself. As Day 4 of the strike dwindled down, the dispute over the two-year contract was still far from resolved. Approximately 400 union workers and allies raised picket signs and carried bullhorns at

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08 Dec 2017

Sanctuary Cities Aren’t the Cause of Violence, Guns Are

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the SF Examiner. It has been slightly modified for republication. On March 30, 1981, a mentally ill man named John Hinckley Jr. tried to kill President Ronald Reagan and instead put a bullet in Jim Brady’s head. After years of scuffling

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08 Dec 2017

How to Protest the Anti-Immigrant March in San Francisco

There is no doubt that the death of Kate Steinle was horrible and tragic. The sudden death of someone in the prime of their lives is always heartbreaking. But the way the Right has politicized it and used it as leverage to push their anti-immigrant agenda is sickening. I know

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