Amiee Kushner

27 Oct 2020

What To Do If Trump Refuses to Concede

Like all Democrats I am hoping that Biden/Harris win in an indisputable landslide. Even though the polls are leaning toward a Biden victory right now, the race is still extremely close in battle-ground states and a tight electoral college is still a possibility. By now, you know all the things

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12 Oct 2020

How to Find the San Francisco Polling Place Closest to You

Lots of Californians have been permanently voting by mail for years, but this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic every registered Californian is being mailed a ballot. Check your mailboxes, they started arriving this week! With the Trump administration screwing with the post office, mail delays have become more common

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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02 Oct 2020

Prop 22 is a Terrible Law That Completely Undermines Gig Workers’ Rights

Monday Oct 5th is the start of early voting in California, and the mail-out date for ballots, so its time to start educating yourself on the twelve state ballot initiatives. One huge thing to keep in mind is just how much corporate interests have hijacked the ballot initiative process in

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07 Aug 2019

Foods to Stuff Your Face with at Outside Lands 2019

San Francisco’s biggest music festival is coming this weekend and while Paul Simon may be the musical headliner, the food is always a huge draw. This is one of the few times a year you can find some of the best dishes in SF all in one spot, so I’ve scoured the food vendor list to come up with the best picks for the folks in town just for the festival, (or for the SF folks who never leave their own neighborhood).

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08 Jan 2018

Wicked Grounds, SF’s Kinkiest Cafe, is Closing

Update: there is a last ditch attempt to save Wicked Grounds. Learn more here. Wicked Grounds Café & Boutique became the latest victim of SOMA gentrification when it announced Sunday morning, that it will be going out of business. It will be open for limited service Monday and Tuesday from 2pm-10pm

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28 Jul 2017

Finding Gratitude in the Age of Trump

Wednesday began like so many have these past seven months, since inauguration day. I woke up late and dragging because I’d been battling an asthma and allergies flair up the past few days. Bleary eyed while I stumbled around my kitchen making coffee, I logged on to social media to see

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17 Apr 2017

The 10 Modern Plagues of Inequality

Passover ends in just a few hours and my productivity is battling it out with thoughts of bread, pasta and beer. I’m seriously having all of that for dinner tonight. But before sunset rolls in I wanted to reflect a bit on Passover this year. For the first night Seder

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18 Jan 2017

Live Podcasts at Sketchfest in San Francisco

I realize I am ridiculously late to the party, but I just discovered that Sketchfest hosts live recordings of podcasts during the San Francisco comedy festival’s run. I enjoy standup as much as the next person but I am a huge podcast nerd. I found out about this because on

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