By Bernard J. Wolfson Milagro, a Peruvian immigrant in Riverside County, California, has had spotty access to health care in the two decades she’s been in this country. The 48-year-old, who works as the office manager at a nonprofit, can get emergency care through a narrow set of benefits the
Your favorite culture jamming publication, Adbusters, has a Plan for World Revolution in 2024.
It’s crazy to think that, at this point, I’ve been doing Broke-Ass Stuart for almost half my life. In that time it’s been A LOT of things: a couple zines, 3 books, a travel TV show on IFC, and oodles of fun projects and web series. And of course, there’s always
Every week I write articles and I do quick scans of recent news involving San Francisco, Oakland and California to see if I can gain enough inspiration to give my opinion on what’s happening in a way that isn’t boring to you, the reader. I’ve noticed something. Every. Single. Fucking.
It’s a familiar view of San Francisco. When outside journalists, bloggers, and film crews come to SF these days, the news is rarely about the next unicorn startup or landmark progressive legislation, the coverage is almost always about crime, open drug use, homelessness, and the commercial vacancies taking place in
Today, Frank is flexing on Facebook, saying that he’s “6 months clean and sober.” You can read his post below, and admire his guns. As he says in his post, “Pretty cool that I can rock a compression muscle shirt at 65 years old and not embarrass my two daughters.”
Written by Ashley November whisked by in a whirlwind of fallen variegated leaves and crisp air. It was National Adoption (of humans) Month, and I spent it reflecting on my teen years in the Alameda County child welfare system. Or as I now refer to it, the family policing system,
There’s been a slew of media coverage surrounding a new dog influenza which has many dog owners scared. Typically, canine coughs endure for approximately two weeks and respond well to antibiotics. However, in this instance, the ailment seems resistant to standard medications, potentially persisting for a duration four times longer