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23 Mar 2020

Why Does It Take Tragedy To Make Us Good to People?

by Laurie Riihimaki I’m not going to sit here and say that the Coronavirus is a good thing. It’s not. It’s destroying the lives of many, pushing fear and anxiety onto millions of people around the world, and introducing us to a life of uncertainty. But, I will say that

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23 Mar 2020

The United States’ Life-Saving Funds were Spent on Death

by Xan Holbrook As the country’s under-equipped healthcare system buckles under the weight of a global pandemic, let’s talk about the United States Military: A bulbous, bloated, bloodsucking, bombastic bully, looming over all other nations on Earth like a cheeseburger solar eclipse. President Eisenhower delivered the pithiest and most damning

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07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

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18 Mar 2020

Transit Agency Relaxes San Francisco Parking Enforcement During Shelter Order

By Jerold Chinn Some San Francisco residents told to stay home for three weeks experienced added frustration with parking tickets issued for street cleaning violations Tuesday. The city has since revised that policy. Mayor London Breed Tuesday evening at a press conference that parking control officers will no longer be

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18 Mar 2020

American Imperialism Is a Pulsing, Vascular Chad Muscle

By Ian Firstenberg American empire and liberalism go hand in hand and this resolution on Nicaragua is no different.  ‘We must stop the divisiveness.’ It’s a common line in today’s political climate, meant to decry the emotional fervor from the extremes of the political left and right, upholding that meaty

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16 Mar 2020

How to Get (or Lose) Freelance Creative Work

by Laurie Riihimaki I am a full-time freelance writer and editor and in my work, I communicate with a lot of different kinds of people. As a managing editor, I work with writers, mainly. But, I also conduct interviews with celebrities, entrepreneurs, and other creatives. It’s actually a pretty cool

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16 Mar 2020

If Biden Wants to be President, He has to Stop Being a F***ing Narc

by Hannah Harkness Well, it’s finally happened. We’ve all reached a point in society where we are trapped in our homes due to a dystopian scenario being forced to smoke the whole pack of streaming services. The election talking points have now taken on a virus-y tone with the stakes

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16 Mar 2020

The Government has Learned Nothing From Previous Pandemics

by Xan Holbrook As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to move abroad to start work. Or rather, I would be, if only for the fact that the country in question has just closed its borders, and I will be working remotely from here on. A sensible measure, given the emergence

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11 Mar 2020

Oddball News That Has Nothing to Do With Coronavirus

By Dan McCormick Let’s face it, as much as we want to stay informed about what’s going on around us in the coronavirus world, we could all use a little break from the infectious disease news. No fear, we’ve put together two random stories to take your mind off it

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