Workers Rights

26 Oct 2020

The BAS 2020 Oakland Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Sayre Piotrkowski. State propositions were researched and written by Stephen Torres. Edited by Stuart Schuffman  Editors Note: Why is a website, known in part for its coverage of San Francisco politics, doing an Oakland voter guide? Because hella Broke-Ass Stuart readers live in Oakland now! We’ve

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23 Oct 2020

A Cartoon About What Fascism Could Look Like in America

Last year a bunch of us got together to come up with a big fun event to do to celebrate the anniversary of The Battle of Cable Street. In short, the Battle of Cable Street happened in London in 1936 where 20,000 Jews, Irish, dockworkers, communists, anarchists, socialists and others

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07 Oct 2020

4 Things Your Server Wants You To Know About Dining Out During COVID

Cruising into our seventh month of living through a pandemic, everyone is still adjusting to the new normal and wondering if we will ever have the old normal back again. Each day brings more adjustments we all have to deal with, but there are few things restaurant workers would like

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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02 Oct 2020

Prop 22 is a Terrible Law That Completely Undermines Gig Workers’ Rights

Monday Oct 5th is the start of early voting in California, and the mail-out date for ballots, so its time to start educating yourself on the twelve state ballot initiatives. One huge thing to keep in mind is just how much corporate interests have hijacked the ballot initiative process in

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27 Sep 2020

A New Orleans Woman is Giving Out Insane Tips!

Anyone who waits tables for a living holds out hope that they will someday be the lucky recipient of an extraordinarily large tip. The “Tip the Bill Challenge” from a couple of years ago went viral when generous customers started leaving 100% tips and then grateful servers posted photos off

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25 Sep 2020

Why The EARN IT Act is Terrible for Sex Workers and the Internet as a Whole

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits by Maxine Holloway. The internet makes sex work safer. Before the internet, it was challenging to work without third-party management or a brothel. Online platforms can allow

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25 Sep 2020

A New Orleans Woman is Giving Out $1000 Tips

Anyone who waits tables for a living holds out hope that they will someday be the lucky recipient of an extraordinarily large tip. The “Tip the Bill Challenge” from a couple of years ago went viral when generous customers started leaving 100% tips and then grateful servers posted photos off

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