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29 Nov 2020

Capitalism, Racism, and Black Friday: Deconstructing America’s History of Exploitation

Reclaim Black Friday is calling on brands to redistribute a percentage of their sales to Black and Indigenous land-based organizations, instead of running sales during Black Friday weekend.

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20 Nov 2020

Revive the Night: The Grassroots Effort Save SF’s Dancefloors

By Bailey Greenwood In the past 8 months, we’ve witnessed the crumbling of an industry that employed millions of people around the United States, and with no end in sight, an industry that will take years to rebuild. Revive the Night is a is a 3-day virtual festival taking place December

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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08 Nov 2020

What it Was Like in Pennsylvania When Joe Biden Won

Before Pennsylvania put this whole election to rest, I have to admit, I was afraid. The air is thick with conservative values and people can be…unpredictable. Would we be able to talk to our family members, friends, colleagues, in a genuine way without dancing around the Elephant in the room?

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06 Nov 2020

On Moving Back to Pennsylvania for COVID & the Election

Now I found myself back in a hometown bracing itself for crisis on all ends — economic, social, political, civil — my feet pedaling hard on crumbling roads as I tried to gain ground on 11 years of missed birthdays, holidays, and just … time.

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30 Oct 2020

Mike Tyson Mysteries: The Absurdist Masterpiece You Need Right Now

Somehow we, as a society, have been sleeping on a cartoon gem that stars Mike Tyson as an eightiesque cartoon leader of a crime solving mystery team. The world has been crumbling, we were stuck inside for 3 months, and yet we missed out on scenes where Mike Tyson has an existential crisis because he keeps inadvertently killing astronauts. 

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30 Oct 2020

Why the Richmond District Needs Connie Chan, NOT Marjan Philhour

Guest post by Winston Parsons This November, The Richmond District — San Francisco’s District 1 — will be choosing a new representative in City Hall. There are seven candidates on the ballot for The Richmond, with the top three contenders being Connie Chan, David Lee, and Marjan Philhour. Back in

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27 Oct 2020

Town’s End Restaurant and Bakery is Closing after 30 Years in South Beach

Guest post by Galen Abbott Another piece of the San Francisco restaurant fabric has been torn away by the global pandemic that continues to weigh down local businesses. This one stings just a bit more, as food service wasn’t the only focus. A community was formed around the couple that

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26 Oct 2020

5 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW to Make 2020 Less Awful

Hi everyone! Nivi here, founder of Soapbox Project, a media startup that makes socia impact easy for busy people. It’s so nice to meet you. I’ve been following Broke-Ass Stuart over a year now (though it’s felt more like a decade). For me, living through a pandemic has been a

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