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31 Jan 2018

Can SF Trust Mark Farrell to Fight Police Abuse in Union Negotiations?

The 10-year contract between labor union representing San Francisco’s police officers and San Francisco is set to expire at the end of June. The San Francisco Police Officers Association wants a new labor agreement, which new interim mayor Mark Farrell will negotiate. The union has endorsed Farrell, and SFPOA President Martin

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26 Jan 2018

Could a Housing Bill Fight Segregation in San Francisco?

Senator Scott Wiener recently announced Senate Bill 827, which would enable denser housing construction around major transit stations and frequently used bus stops. Most California communities limit the number of Californians who can live near public transportation through low-density zoning. SB 827 is a major blow to low-density zoning, which

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17 May 2017

Responsible Topping: How To Keep Them Coming Back For More – A Review

It was a classic bait-and-switch. Who among us hasn’t told one of your boyfriends that you’d like him to take you out on a date and have him invite you to a human-rights lecture – But then have him remember he already bought tickets to a BDSM workshop – and having

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28 Apr 2017

What Have We Learned 25 Years After LA Rioted Over Rodney King?

At some point during the five days of America’s most destructive riot (over 1000 buildings destroyed by fire, thousands injured, & 53 deaths), a pretty blonde local news anchor stands in front of 28 armed men in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. The camera pans to the roof, and a man with the

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18 Apr 2017

Exploring the Kink in S-Town

S-Town is a novel of a podcast, from the producers of Serial. But it’s true. And like all Southern Gothic literature, depressing as all hell. I had to take breaks in-between listens to recover, emotionally. If you’ve stopped listening for this reason, I urge you to continue. The ending is

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14 Apr 2017

7 Cheap or FREE 4/20 Events in the Bay Area

I’m one of those people who got my medical card my second week in SF.  I’ll never forget the dangly earring, nor the sparkly barrette, that my doctor wore as he very sternly asked me where I’d be going to get my prescription filled. I had no idea! I barely

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10 Apr 2017

4 Ways The GOP is Currently Fucking With Women’s Right to Choose

In the month after Donald Trump was elected, 260,000 Americans donated to Planned Parenthood, 40 times what the organization normal gets in a month. Who gave was also different, with Millennials making up nearly half of donors. Most of those donations came from people who’d never before donated to Planned

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