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31 Jul 2020

Curbside Concerts Let’s You Hire Musicians to Play in Front of Your Home

The shuttering of live music venues across the country due to COVID, has made things incredibly difficult for musicians and bands. It’s been over five months since live music has become verboten, creating a situation where millions of performers can no longer make a living. Luckily the folks at Curbside Concerts

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30 Jul 2020

Promising ‘Monkey Data’ Moves COVID Vaccine Trials to Humans

Johnson & Johnson kicked off U.S. human safety trials for its COVID-19 vaccine Thursday after releasing details of a study in monkeys that showed its best-performing vaccine candidate offered strong protection in a single dose.  When exposed to the virus, six out of six animals who got the vaccine candidate

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30 Jul 2020

Cain Caught Covid at Trump Tulsa Rally, & Now He’s Dead

RIP Herman Cain.  The former Republican presidential candidate and pizza CEO, died this week due to complications from COVID 19.  The virus that he clearly caught while attending Trump’s ‘super spreader’ Tulsa rally in late June.  The rally was widely regarded as a massive failure due to its attendance of

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29 Jul 2020

Feds Are Phasing Out of Portland, but Will State Police Be Any Better?

Federal agents who have increased tension in Portland over the past couple weeks will finally be leaving the area, but not without leaving scars behind. Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday she’d reached an agreement with Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and the federal agents will begin a “phased

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27 Jul 2020

How to Tell if a Company Really Supports BLM

To get a clearer picture on whether a company actually supports BLM, or just engages in opportunist window-dressing, you can take any and all of the following steps:

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15 Jul 2020

What Do Anti-BDS Laws Tell Us About America’s Future?

By Ian Firstenberg On Monday July 13, Republican Governor Mike Parson of Missouri signed an executive order prohibiting the state from doing business with companies that support the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, or BDS, movement that calls on international lawmakers to end “support for Israel’s oppression of Palestinians.”  Missouri is the

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11 Jul 2020

Philz Coffee Has Massive Layoffs Due to COVID-19

Philz Coffee is an SF institution. I remember when there was just a single location on 24th St. and it felt like a loungy college coffeeshop. Since then Philz has grown massively. They’ve raised $75 million in funding, ditched the bohemian vibes (other than the original location), and currently has

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10 Jul 2020

Yoga to the People Founder Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

On July 3rd, 2020, an anonymous group on Instagram called @yttpshadowwork made their first post about Yoga to the People. It’s a poetic mantra that reads as follows: “There will be no more…silencing…gaslighting…manipulation…no predatory studio owners nor subservient directors…no exploitation, no spiritual bypassing…your experience matters… you will be heard… this

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