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10 Aug 2018

All the News You Missed This Week + Ways to Get Weird

Sorry for the delay in this week’s news wrap, but without further ado, here’s your week of California burning, Berkeley’s weekend rally and fallout, courtroom updates and some weird shit to do with Burners on your day off. Berkeley rally: public versus the police The result of Sunday’s much anticipated

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08 Aug 2018

Weekend Rallies Raise Questions About Police Allegiance as Charlottesville Anniversary Nears

It was a busy weekend on the West Coast with rallies and counter-protests dominating local news and local resources in Portland, Oregon and Berkeley, California. Police are drawing scrutiny for their actions in both events, with some accusing authorities of targeting those on the left and protecting right-wing attendees. The

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02 Aug 2018

Bay News: Legends, rallies, scandals, infernos and rolling fish

Locals lost a legend this week, fires ripped through the Golden State, Pelosi takes aim the Navy and EPA, some rally may or may not be happening and we’ve some got ideas for your leisure time (fish and basketball anyone?). Let’s go… Rally rollback and rules, just in case It

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26 Jul 2018

This week in Bay news: Nia Wilson, civic engagement and lunar viewing parties

This was a tough week in the Bay Area, period. We’ve chosen to leave all the national news alone for this wrap, although there is plenty to report on there, including today’s deadline for family reunifications. But there is enough for us to digest here closer to home that speaks

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24 Jul 2018

Defending Oakland, Remembering Nia Wilson

There was nothing ordinary about Monday in Oakland, where anger and sadness, unity and violence converged. It was the senseless death of a young black woman. It was a community feeling threatened. It was different renditions of the same tired story the city is forced to tell, over and over

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22 Jul 2018

I Crashed A Radical Black Feminist Reading Group

Recently I discovered there was a Radical Black Feminism reading group in NYC that discusses Black issues, and Black feminism within social movements. The group is hosted by NYC Democratic Socialists of America, one of the largest socialist organizations in the United States.

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19 Jul 2018

This Week’s News from the Bay and Beyond

We have locals kicking gentrification arse, the shakeup of a landmark publication, the best possible outcome in the Permit Patty situation and a president that just went balls-deep in diplomacy destruction. Let’s go. Around the Bay Hasta Muerte Puts Down Oakland Roots The building Hasta Muerte Coffee leased from was

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16 Jul 2018

Meet the Little Girl Who #PermitPatty Called the Cops On

The 8-year-old-girl racially profiled by #PermitPatty had a party thrown for her Saturday,  complete with donations of more than $8,000 pledged from Bay Area cannabis companies. You see the young entrepreneur Jordan, above, surrounded by friends at Saturday’s celebration and fundraiser that added to her current GoFundMe campaign. Saturday she received

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