Activism

23 May 2022

SF Democratic Party Issues Cease-and-Desist letter to Boudin Recall Campaign

As the June election approaches things are getting quite interesting regarding Prop H, the attempt to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin. For the record we at BAS are adamantly “NO on Prop H”. We explain why in the June 2022 BAS Voter Guide, which you can check out right here.

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18 May 2022

Oakland is First City in CA to Declare Itself Sanctuary City for Abortion

By Keith Burbank and Katy St. Clair The Oakland City Council has unanimously passed a resolution to make Oakland a sanctuary city for women seeking abortions, Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan announced on Tuesday evening. The resolution is in response to the potential that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe

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17 May 2022

Growing Up Online: How The Internet Harms Young Girls

Written By: Ryker Rose Social media is something I grew up with and wish I hadn’t. The internet went from AOL floppy discs to a ubiquitous force dictating our everyday lives. My experience online is one that is far too common for young girls on the internet. I was sexualized

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16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

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13 May 2022

Massive Art Installation, Society’s Cage, Debuts in Oakland

This week, Society’s Cage, a traveling experimental art installation about societal racism, was built in front of Oakland’s City Hall. The 15-foot by 15-foot installation, built of over 500 steel bars, hopes you will come and interact with the piece. There were four designers, as well as 8-12 people working

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11 May 2022

CAAMFest Turns 40!

For its 40th CAAMFest, the Center for Asian American Media has brought some intriguing films for this milestone film festival.  This year’s festival, which runs from May 12-22, 2022, will offer among other films: a SXSW Award-winning documentary set in the middle of red America; a horror comedy set in

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10 May 2022

How Hillary Clinton Helped Fuel The Alt-Right

American politics are complex. One of the main contributors to this complexity is due to the fact that if an individual wants to be successful in American politics, they have to align themselves with one of the two mainstream or “electable” parties – the Democratic Party and the Republican Party.

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06 May 2022

The Great Divide: San Francisco Journalist’s Latest Project Aims to Humanize the Homeless

Robert Gumpert moved to the Potrero Hill neighborhood in 1983 and has lived in the same house for 39 years. In his 48 years of journalism, Gumpert gravitated towards long term projects

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