Activism

20 Jun 2019

Fast Food Chain Promises ‘Meatless Burger’ Will Still Cause Diarrhea

The famed ‘meatless’ burger has passed the testing stage and is now making its way into major fast food chains across America. Fast Food CEO and spokesperson Randy Hambuckler, reassured the press this week that, “although the meatless burger does not contain the fast food meat you’ve come to love,

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19 Jun 2019

Trump Threatened to Deport Millions, Here’s How You Can Fight Back

Donald Trump desperately wants to win again, so he’s falling back on what worked for him the first time around: dehumanizing and threatening undocumented residents, especially of the brown sort. As part of his official campaign kickoff week, the “president” threatened to start deporting millions of people beginning next week.

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17 Jun 2019

With DPW Seizing Homeless Peoples’ Belongings, Activists Are Fighting Back

Earlier this month 48 Hills reported on heartbreaking new videos detailing how the cops and the Department of Public Works are throwing away the personal belongings of San Francisco’s homeless population. This often includes such important items as medication, family photos, mementos from dead loved ones, and survival gear like sleeping bags and tents. Not only is this reprehensible, it’s also in violation of the rules.

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15 Jun 2019

The Fight to Save The Mezzanine & Nightlife in San Francisco

You may have heard that the Mezzanine, one of San Francisco’s beloved music venues, was being forced out of its home on 444 Jessie st.  The Mezzanine’s landlords threatened to raise their rent by 600% by year’s end, essentially kicking them out in order to convert the thriving nightlife venue

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13 Jun 2019

Riding MUNI Now More Expensive than New York Subway

Starting July 1st, MUNI is raising its single fare price to $3, and the monthly Adult A pass rises to $98.  To put that into perspective, a subway ticket in New York City costs $2.75.  In NYC, the trains run all night, get you practically anywhere you need to go

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12 Jun 2019

Oakland Budget Fight Is Not about Money, It’s about ‘Values’

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and team penned out how she thinks Oakland’s financial resources should be budgeted but City Council President Rebecca Kaplan and supporters have different ideas about where the city should, and shouldn’t, spend its cash. As the month-end deadline nears for the city to approve a 2019-2021

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11 Jun 2019

Taking a Page from Big Tobacco’s Book: States Are Challenging Opioid Manufacturers

they chose to sell those products even though they fully understood why doing so was dangerous, they all amassed gigantic fortunes because of their deception, and now they all have to pay their debt to society.

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05 Jun 2019

San Francisco Tackles Youth Justice Reform, Votes to Close Juvenile Hall

As of today, San Francisco Juvenile Hall detains an average of 43 juvenile offenders at any given time, according to the Juvenile Probation Department. If the Board of Supervisors get its way, there won’t be a single person left at the facility, staff or detainees, in under three years. Tuesday’s

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