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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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17 Jan 2020

If You’re Against Moms 4 Housing You’re on the Wrong Side of History

By Sunny Dell The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday chose to carry out the eviction of mothers with a presence as though they were ready to invade a small country. There was a violence to the moment disproportionate to the purpose.  Spokesperson Ray Kelly publicly claimed in post-operation press conference

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16 Jan 2020

How To Have A Body: A Show About Sex Work, Disability, and Survival

On a cold January afternoon in the Tenderloin in San Francisco, I stopped under a flashing rainbow sign on Eddy Street to meet Gina Stella dell’Assunta. Gina is a writer and performer from San Francisco, with deep roots in queer and trans sex worker and disability communities.

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15 Jan 2020

The awesome shorts and features at the 22nd SF IndieFest!

Hey, Broke-Ass Readers!  Are you ready to encounter a beautiful nude woman with a glowing crucifix on her body?  How about seeing in person the man who brought the world “The Great Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle?” Or do you want to hear the strange-but-true story of the attempt to create a “Sundance of the East?”  If you answered yes to at least one of these questions, you’re ready for the 2020 edition of the San Francisco Independent Film Festival aka S.F. IndieFest!

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15 Jan 2020

Riot Games Sets Its Sights on Global Domination

By Devon Wojcik Over the last decade, Riot Games has become one of the most relevant and globally influential companies in the computer gaming industry. Though their “League of Legends” hit might seem inconsequential to some here in the U.S., the grueling 10 years of thought, love and care into the

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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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15 Jan 2020

Goodbye, ‘The Good Place.’ Thanks for Not Being NCIS.

There’s an old Yiddish joke about restaurants I like. It varies depending on who’s doing the telling, but basically it goes like this. A married couple comes out of a restaurant, both disgusted by the meal they just ate. The husband says, “Can you believe that? The food was terrible!”

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14 Jan 2020

Giant East Bay Ranch May Become California’s Next State Park

Bay Area legislators have been urging the governor to snap it up before someone else does.

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