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10 Jul 2020

America’s Complicated Relationship with the TV Show ‘Cops’

Guest Post by Limus Woods The longest running TV reality show in history, Cops, was permanently cancelled a few weeks ago amid the many protests across the country against police brutality. A spokesperson from Paramount said that they don’t have any plans to bring it back at all, and that

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03 Jul 2020

Reopening vs. Lockdown is a False Dichotomy

Guest Post by Marc Norton California is seeing a surge in coronavirus infections, and most of our government misleaders, from Governor Gavin Newsom on down, are trying to sweep the true story under the rug with the same kind of blowhard fake news that we hear from the Trump administration.

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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01 Jul 2020

The ADL’s Objection to Ethnic Studies Curriculum Prioritizes Zionism Over Students

By Ian Firstenberg The Oakland Unified School District on May 28 voted to adopt a resolution to Assembly Bill 331 in support of a statewide high school ethnic studies draft curriculum. The Anti-Defamation League immediately wrote a letter to the district urging them to “reject the flawed initial version.” The

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29 Jun 2020

From Supporting the Movement to Becoming it: The Death of Leonard Bradley Jr.

Guest Post by Meaghan Mitchell Alongside fellow activists and allies, I actively protest to draw attention to systemic and institutionalized racism in America, especially as it relates to the disproportionate number of black people losing their lives at the hands of police (or racist idiots who think they are police)

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22 Jun 2020

The Redemption of Guy Fieri

You don’t need to be a fan of Guy’s TV shows or a former regular at Tex Wasabi’s (RIP) or even one of his three-and-a half million Twitter followers to admire the fact that when there were fires in our community, Guy went and fed evacuated folks. And three months ago, when restaurants all closed, Guy went and raised $22 million dollars to just give to restaurant employees. I was ready to write a “Be nice to Guy, he’s doing good work” piece based on that alone, but an hour of Googling this man led me to a different thesis: Guy Fieri is a goddamn inspiration.

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22 Jun 2020

How to Spot – and NOT Share – Fake News Online

We’re fewer than five months away from a presidential election, three months into lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, and weeks into protesting the killing of George Floyd by a now-former police officer, which all adds up to a perfect storm for misinformation.

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08 Jun 2020

Bay Area Family Stranded on Tiny Philippine Island Since the Start of COVID

Back in November 2019, my wife Joyce and I decided to go to Palawan, her home island in the Philippines, to have our daughter Valley. I’m a professional musician, so I came back to California for most of February to play shows and make as much money as I could before returning to finish the process of getting Valley’s American Passport and bringing them home.

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05 Jun 2020

Caravan for Justice Was Unlike Any Protest I’ve Ever Been To

For about half an hour, car after car after car after car after car drove by me, waving, honking, flashing peace signs, or pumping their fists in the air, with all the energy of a people starting an exciting new journey.

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