Politics

19 May 2017

Take a Look, It’s in a Book….

Attention readers! Clear your Sunday schedule, because on May 21 the 2017 Oakland Book Festival – Read.Debate.Celebrate is happening. The theme this year being “Equality & Inequality”. If you are are like me (an out and proud book-aphile) and a whole day dedicated to books, literary debates,  ideological and social norm

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09 May 2017

The New Rent Control Laws Across The Bay Area : Ask a Tenant Attorney

There are new rent control ordinances in several cities across the bay area. From Richmond to Mountain view, be aware of your rights as a tenant.

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05 May 2017

Why Police Hiring Practices Create Violence

It’s an unavoidable topic. Turn on the news on any given day and there’s a questionable police shooting or police using excessive force.  It seems as commonplace as the daily weather report. The first few times were shocking, but we are beginning to grow numb to the idea that the

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26 Apr 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Exploit the Nuclear Threat To Get Laid!

? GIRLS! / WOMEN! ? Is there a guy (or girl) you have on your mind who you love having sex with, but for whatever reason you just haven’t been lately? No matter what coast you live on (especially you LA vixens), USE THE NUCLEAR THREAT TO GET SOMEONE TO SLEEP

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25 Apr 2017

Cover Album Benefits the ACLU

Sixteen awesome indie and punk artists banded together for this charitable covers compilation that includes the songs of Tom Petty, Green Day, Rick Astley, and many more timeless musicians (try listening to Never Gonna Give You Up) and not get it stuck in your head). We all enjoy quality renditions

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03 Apr 2017

Fire the Fool – Nationwide Trump Protests Are No Joke

For the last five months, it feels like this country has been leading up to one big April Fool’s joke being put on by our government. Should we ever be so lucky that was the case, yet unfortunately by now, we know it’s not. In response to “The Fool” and

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02 Apr 2017

Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) Pride Flag Creator Saw The Bigger Picture

Gilbert Baker, an artist who in 1978 created the iconic Rainbow Flag, passed away on Friday at his home in New York City. He was 65 years old. Cause of death remains unknown at this time. An army veteran, Gilbert was stationed in San Francisco when he was honorably discharged

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29 Mar 2017

10 People Who Would Run HUD Better Than Ben Carson

Ben Carson is in charge of the United States’ Department of Housing and Urban Development. That means that Secretary Carson (blech) oversees the government’s Public and Indian Housing Programs, Equal Opportunity and Fair Housing programs, and several other programs meant to bring equality and justice to all. This is the

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