Politics

14 Jun 2022

Why Angry Young Men Are As Big A Threat As Guns

Written By Habibi Bridges: The rise in active shooting incidents in recent years, only to be magnified by last month’s Uvalde and Buffalo shootings, have once again brought the gun control debate to a head. The Uvalde shooting in particular, portrayed a common “school shooter” trope – a young, friendless,

Guest Writer 2
09 Jun 2022

Who Will Replace Chesa Boudin? Just Follow the Money

A billionaire conservative and his GOP pals spent $7 million on a campaign to convince San Franciscans to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin. They were helped by a steady drumbeat of negative press, which blamed Boudin for all the crime and homelessness in San Francisco, the same problems we’ve had

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07 Jun 2022

The Federal Reserve Wants To Lower Your Wages

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell took aim at American laborers during a press conference early last month, announcing he wants “to get wages down.” Powell cited better pay as the culprit behind soaring inflation rates across the country, saying the Federal Reserve is about to raise interest rates by half

Jake Warren 1
07 Jun 2022

The Absurdity of Modern Zoos

The best enrichment for which a lion in a zoo might hope would be a squirrel inadvertently wandering into the enclosure. For us, that’s a win-win situation. So long as it’s accidental, we won’t need to have that added conversation about the ethics of feeding live animals to their captive

Guest Writer 3
07 Jun 2022

Caffeinated But Not Woke: How White Fragility Pervades The Workplace

WRITTEN BY: HABIBI BRIDGES I was a new hire at a local coffee shop here in San Francisco that outwardly prides itself on its wokeness, but ironically has a history of scandal involving racism and sexism. I noticed many of my coworkers making jokes that would be considered inappropriate if

Guest Writer 4
01 Jun 2022

Ten Hot Tips for a First-Time San Francisco Tourist

You are going to step in shit if you don’t watch where you’re walking. Most of it comes from pets (reasonable people pick up after their animals), the rest from birds and humans. The city is notorious for it (I once walked out of my building and in on a

Jake Warren 3
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard pose for a photograph at a celebrity event.
01 Jun 2022

How My Opinion of Johnny Depp Changed

A combination of bias, skepticism, and personal experience blended with a highly manipulated internet algorithm had instilled in me a false sense of having come to my own conclusion.

Genie 8
26 May 2022

Twitter Agrees to Pay $150 Million Civil Penalty to Protect User Data

Twitter told its users that it was collecting their telephone numbers and email addresses for account-security purposes, but failed to disclose that it also would use that information to help companies send targeted advertisements to consumers.

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