Divided America

25 Mar 2020

A global pandemic? In this economy?

By Ian Firstenberg The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic have shown us how crucial a robust guarantee of health justice is for workers.  As the coronavirus spread from a crisis to a pandemic, countries began taking unprecedented steps to quell a burgeoning disaster and hopefully lower a sizable death

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16 Mar 2020

If Biden Wants to be President, He has to Stop Being a F***ing Narc

by Hannah Harkness Well, it’s finally happened. We’ve all reached a point in society where we are trapped in our homes due to a dystopian scenario being forced to smoke the whole pack of streaming services. The election talking points have now taken on a virus-y tone with the stakes

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18 Feb 2020

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I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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16 Mar 2020

The Government has Learned Nothing From Previous Pandemics

by Xan Holbrook As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to move abroad to start work. Or rather, I would be, if only for the fact that the country in question has just closed its borders, and I will be working remotely from here on. A sensible measure, given the emergence

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09 Mar 2020

The United States’ Sad History of Soft-Brain Presidential Campaigns

by Xan Holbrook As much as the world loves to pretend it doesn’t give a shit about the US election, it is the one event in world politics which draws the most deserved attention (I say deserved, as people ought to fret at least a little bit about whatever Caligula

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04 Mar 2020

Why Warren Needs to Stay in the Game

By Sunny Dell Here’s a hot take for you: Elizabeth Warren should not only not drop out of the race right now, she should stay in it until the bitter end. Let me preface this by saying that I like Bernie Sanders. I’m not afraid of democratic socialism and I

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04 Mar 2020

Fear and Loathing on the Rotting Democratic Campaign Trail

By Ian Firstenberg  Democratic rot gives way to a new breed of political monster. Hazy and loathsome lanyards lean into the liberatarian right.  The stench of corruption has wafted from Washington DC for years — certain people in the District are inextricably tied to the deepest parts of large financial

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17 Feb 2020

JFK was Hauntingly Similar to Trump

by Xan Holbrook One of the key problems of being President of the United States is that you’re meant to be a symbol as much as a leader. It sounds like an easy sell, but it means that you often have to conform to a blandest common denominator which appears

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17 Feb 2020

Secular Addicts Need Secular Rehab Options

by Kate Brunotts Getting care for addiction isn’t cheap— According to the Addiction Center, a 30-day program can cost anywhere from 6000-20,000 dollars with inpatient treatment significantly more expensive. Unfortunately, recidivism rates are also alarmingly high. Addiction recovery rates for popular 12-step based programs are as estimated as low as

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