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31 May 2019

Under The Red Umbrella Examines Sex Work in the Face of FOSTA-SESTA

Sex work is the world’s oldest profession, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Often shrouded in a haze of stigma, judgement, and misunderstanding, it’s history and present is often sensationalized, marginalized, or completely silent. However, in the age of FOSTA-SESTA, silence is no longer an option we can accept.

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01 Oct 2018

Oakland’s Punks with Lunch Turns Three

In a climate where words like ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ populate our daily conversations, Punks with Lunch is a bright light in the dark night of Oakland’s current housing epidemic. In its third year, Punks with Lunch continues to operate on the simple mission of providing Oakland’s homeless community

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03 Oct 2017

Good Bye Tom Petty

  You’d think that writing this piece on Tom Petty would be easy.  An homage to a man who created so many years of fantastic music. An impossible dreamer who refused to subscribe himself to the conventional narratives of giving up on what he wanted to do. A voice conveyed

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24 Aug 2017

How to Protest Safely and Responsibly

We need to intelligently prepare ourselves by knowing our rights and restrictions as counter-protesters. The behavior of others is not under your control, but these tips will help you be as safe as you can be at a volatile protest

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17 Aug 2017

This is the Hippest Beatnik Walkin’ Tour

Seeing the city through the colorful and chaotic lenses of famous dreamers like Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, and Allen Ginsburg.

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17 Aug 2017

Keepin’ It Cool In Oakland – Once Summer Gets Here in September

Summer is not in August in the Bay Area. But when summer DOES come, and it’s hot out, there are lots of awesome places to stay cool.

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28 Jul 2017

Get Your Hands on my Giant Package!

We know you beautiful, broke folks love free shit — and who doesn’t? So we’ve decided to put together our first ever Broke-Ass Instagram Contest to help unite you with that good shit! Is it easy? Duh! Will there be rad prizes? You better believe it! Don’t believe us? Read on

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18 Jul 2017

Punks With Lunch Keep Serving It Up In Oakland

Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.

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