Self Care

16 Sep 2020

Donald Trump Thinks Waiters Know More Than Scientists

At long last, the opinions of waiters finally matter! For years, we couldn’t even convince people to listen to us when we told them that the sizzling plate of fajitas was hot and we’d watch customer after customer reach out and scald their hands, but now we have the ear

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15 Sep 2020

You’re Probably Antifa and Don’t Even Know It

I was fooling around on Twitter last week and came across a ridiculous conversation where a bunch of dummies were earnestly trying to get #DefundAntifa to trend. I howled with glee over this because it was literally one of the stupidest things I’ve ever read. You can’t defund Antifa because

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
14 Sep 2020

Believe New York Wants to Systematically Change NYC

BY JACKSON CURTIN Nicole Bulanchuk, Founder and Executive Director of Operations at Believe New York, is your average Brooklynite. She’s a native New Yorker, a Columbia Grad student, and she wants to help this city. Having volunteered and been employed by a number of nonprofits in NYC, she saw that

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11 Sep 2020

Baskit: The Radical, Socialist, Pay-What-You-Can Produce Delivery

By Haley Pollock Remember when Mister Rogers once spoke to children who felt scared by unexpected and traumatic events, and he said, “Look for the helpers”? Meaning, when stuff is awful, as it so frequently is lately, seeing people who are helping others makes it less scary, more hopeful. Adrian

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10 Sep 2020

SF Will Now Allow Indoor Salons, Gyms, Tattoos & Museums

My good buddy Joe Fitz, over at KQED, just broke the news that San Francisco will be allowing indoor activity at salons, gyms, tattoo shops, and massage parlors (are they still called that?) starting this Monday, September 14th, albeit with “limited capacity” Museums will be allowed to open up to

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07 Sep 2020

Americans Need to Take More Personal Responsibility

A version of this originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner The Right uses the term “personal responsibility” as a weapon. They use it to demonize poor people for being born into a system that keeps them poor. They tell middle-class people that their taxes

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03 Sep 2020

Gov. Workers Use Gyms and Politicians Can Get Haircuts Indoors, Why Can’t We?

Due to shelter in place orders, indoor use of gyms as well as hair salons and barbershops have been banned since March for the public, but not for government employees. This week we saw a very vocal ‘shelter in place’ advocate on the national political stage, caught getting her haircut

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31 Aug 2020

SF’s First Outdoor Barber Shop

Considering about 100% of San Franciscans could use a haircut right now, SF’s first COVID-compatible, outdoor barber shop is a welcome relief! Barbers from SF Barbershop and Kam the Barbarian have teamed up to form ‘The Barber Collective‘ and will begin cuttin’ hair Wednesday September 2nd, at 428 11th Street,

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