Activism

16 Aug 2019

Cat Town: The No-Kill Rescue Group Saving Thousands of Kitties

This profile of Cat Town Oakland kicks off our Nonprofit of the Month series where we focus on smaller Bay Area nonprofits. If you’d like to nominate an organization to be featured, please email Stuart@BrokeAssStuart.com You’ve probably seen those TV commercials or clips on Facebook showing the sad-sack dog in

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16 Aug 2019

How You Die of an Opioid Overdose 

Earbuds in, you’re rushing up the steel subway stairs two at a time. Running late, bagel in one hand and Metro Card in the other. New York comes at your broke ass pretty fast, but so far you’re keeping up.  Then you round a corner, and everything slows down. Prone

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15 Aug 2019

There’s a Petition to Rename Street Outside Trump Tower After Obama

As of this morning over a quarter of a million people have signed the petition, and that number should continue to rise.  What started out as a joke to rename Trump Tower’s address to 725 President Barack H. Obama Avenue, now has some juice behind it, and considering how NYC’s

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13 Aug 2019

LAUNDRÉ’s Cafe In The Mission Closes

Upon first seeing ‘LAUNDRÉ’ opening on Mission st a couple of years ago, I have to admit I was confused.   First by what language the name “LAUNDRÉ’ is supposed to be in.  It’s not Spanish or English, it kind of sounds French but it’s not French…the owner’s name is ‘Arianna

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13 Aug 2019

How President Elizabeth Warren Would Combat Gun Violence

Nothing makes a conservative shake more than a smart woman with a plan.  Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is very smart, and has a plan for everything.  She also has decades of experience in government and knows how things really work in Washington.  Warren is about progressivism, equality and transparency.  You

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09 Aug 2019

How to Boycott Amazon

Amazon is incredibly convenient. You can get nearly anything imaginable delivered to your house, and often do so the very next day. Yes, they make life much easier. But they are also shady as hell and don’t deserve your money. And because of that we need to boycott Amazon. Why

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07 Aug 2019

Puerto Rico Breakdown in a Really Small Nutshell

In case you’ve been wondering what the hell is going on in Puerto Rico and are too afraid to ask for fear of seeming ignorant, we’ve got you covered. It’s okay. We’re bombarded without a lot of information every day, and it’s been a heavy couple of weeks — nobody

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07 Aug 2019

Boycott: Stephen Ross’s Trump Fundraiser Sparks SoulCycle, Equinox Backlash

What happens when a very rich developer who happens to act as chief executive officer for a very large fitness franchise decides to throw a fundraising party for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign? Shit gets boycotted – that’s what happens. It should come as no surprise to Stephen Ross that when

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