Divided America

19 Jan 2020

It’s Weird if You Love The Royal Family but Hate Trump

by Terence James It says a great deal that Facebook, pressured from all angles to add a dislike function to status updates, instead installed a range of reactions which includes Wow, Angry and Upset. On one hand, it’s a move that plays into the hands of corporate interests like Cambridge

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15 Jan 2020

It’s Bernie or Bust for the Busted Masses

By Ian Firstenberg  Sanders offers the only jolt to our collective body politic that will save us from extinction.  The Bay Area has served as a petri dish for technocratic liberalism over the past two decades. What started with a tech buzz eventually became a bubble that burst a few

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13 Jan 2020

No One Does Scandal like the Religious Right

by Xan Holbrook When Werner Herzog said that Los Angeles had the most substance out of any city on Earth, he talked of the mass of contradictions that comes in a city which “manufactures dreams.” This sentiment, grand as it already is, hints at a larger truth (or series of

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10 Jan 2020

Do You Need A College Degree Anymore?

by Kate Brunotts In an age on the brink of a recession, managing your money wisely is more important than ever. Meanwhile, we continue to spend more and more repaying student loans— A 2019 study by TD Bank found that student debt holders spend on average 20% of their take-home

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01 Jan 2020

The New Roaring Twenties: Welcome to the Revolution

One hundred years ago, women were just about to win the fight to ratify the 19th amendment and what followed was a cultural manifestation of that new independence. It was an opulent display bordering on hedonism, where opium and sexuality dripped as hair and dresses shortened. It was a time

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20 Dec 2019

Jesus Opens Up About his Struggles with Mental Illness After Supporting Trump

After millennia in the public eye, Son of God and Savior of Mankind Jesus Christ has begun to speak candidly about his struggles with managing addiction and Bipolar Disorder. “I’ve avoided this long enough,” the member of the Holy Trinity stated while levitating in a beam of golden light. “I

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18 Dec 2019

It Says Something When the Wealthy Turn On Trump Too

Political protests are often associated with youth, but across the Bay Area Tuesday night we saw a large presence of people well beyond the age of 50. One particular rally in Walnut Creek provided an interesting perspective on how age and economic status play into this whole impeachment thing. Hint:

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11 Dec 2019

Demanding Trump’s Removal Is the Only Patriotic Choice

You can believe the current president is the best to ever hold that office. You can like his policies and truly believe he has your best interest at heart. Yet, you can still support his impeachment and removal from office. And you should. This is a pivotal moment in history, one

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