Politics

21 Jun 2022

America Doesn’t Have A Left Wing…Why not?

Written By Habibi Bridges One of the biggest myths in existence is that there is an American Left. You’ll hear people on Fox news claim that the  Biden and Harris administration is leftist. Rich Lowry, current editor in chief of National Review, wrote an opinion piece titled “Biden is the

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Smoke and ash from distant wildfires fill the air in downtown San Francisco.
15 Jun 2022

The Potential Volcanic Threat to San Francisco

In 1997, James Bond and Sarah Connor teamed up against the tallest and most powerful adversary of the nineties disaster-film revival: a volcano. The plot of Dante’s Peak is simple: a quiet town at the foot of a sleeping giant ignores its reawakening to attract more tourists and property investors.

Jake Warren 1
14 Jun 2022

What The Recall Of Chesa Boudin Reveals About San Francisco

If one word in the English language could succinctly describe San Francisco, what would it be? For me, the word that most accurately describes San Francisco is contradiction. We want to have it all. San Francisco outwardly wants to be a city that is a safe haven for the disenfranchised,

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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,

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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

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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

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