08 Jun 2017

Prankster Tricks Tech Incubator into Supporting Homeless People

By Matthew Gerring If you’re a regular reader of Street Sheet by Coalition on Homelessness, you might be surprised to hear that the paper’s recent upgrades — full color front pages and a new website — were sponsored by the same people who brought you AirBnB: Silicon Valley’s preeminent startup incubator,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
31 Mar 2017

Tax and Flu Season Feel the Same

The last time I felt this nauseated, angry and anxious was when I had morning sickness. I never threw up over homework assignments in high school. Not even when I was a sleep deprived, hormonal, overachiever taking an absurd amount of AP classes. I’m not pregnant, I don’t have the flu,

Kaytlin Bailey 0
07 Mar 2017

How Con-Men Rule America’s Middle Class

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck When I was younger my family was too broke to take a vacation to Universal Studios. We had never been, and all really wanted to go. My

Tiana Miller 0
18 Jan 2017

Dude, Where’s My Healthcare?

You’ve seen the family fights; the scathing memes, the ridiculous rumors. I’m sure you’re all well acquainted with the mass hysteria that is the 2016 election. But what does it all mean in the long run? So far the biggest and fastest changes have been made in the realm of

Tiana Miller 0
14 Dec 2016

How To Tell The Difference Between A Hospital And A Meat Factory

Right now, I’m lying in a hospital bed writing this from Methodist Hospital in Park Slope, Brooklyn. I’ve been admitted with pneumonia and have also been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This facility has gorgeous marble floors, gourmet coffee, great food, a Barnes & Noble adjoined to it and even a

Tiana Miller 0
12 Dec 2016

Death Of The Cam Girl Next Door

Web Camming To the bourgeois, the phrase conjures images of Skyping with grandma. Not competitively masturbating with a married man in what is obviously a coat closet. That is the reality that I found myself engulfed in for the better part of four years. Why? Because I’d  been fired from a strip

Lauryn Petrie - NYC Editor 0
09 Dec 2016

Housing Law That Protects Artists is Needed Now in the Bay Area

The tragedy in Oakland has caused tremendous pain, loss, and fear.  In its wake, the artistic communities both in the Bay Area and abroad morn the brutal loss of life and also fear for the future.  Artist collectives in the Bay Area and across the United States have come under threat

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
07 Dec 2016

NYC Restaurants With The Meanest Service

So here’s the thing – when I go out to eat in New York City, I’m going because I am a lazy human who hates people but still wants to be treated nicely.  Sound accurate? Good, because that sums up a good chunk of New Yorkers – we’re jerks, but