Self Care

15 Mar 2022

What To Do If Your Employer Tells You To Come Back To The Office

You may not realize this, but collectively, workers are strong as fuck. We’re the backbone of the entire economy. If the Covid-19 pandemic has proven anything, it’s that for the most part, offices are fucking pointless.   If you have to work, you’re a worker. I don’t care if you jerk

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
15 Mar 2022

Why I Think Drug Addiction Is The Next Civil Rights Issue

I’m going to start this article with a hypothetical situation: Say there’s a guy named Ken. Ken likes smoking meth. I think meth is disgusting, but Ken fucking loves it. Ken supports himself as a janitor at an office building. Ken does his job and goes home. Ken spends the

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08 Mar 2022

What It Feels Like To Be Trans

Written By: Lorelei Valentine I have dreams that I’m out shopping. I’ll find a cute pair of boots, a small, but practical handbag that would tie together a look. I go down a few isles, flicking my fingers through the racks, until I find the perfect halter top. I have

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01 Mar 2022

California Lifts Indoor Mask Mandate for Unvaccinated People and Students

California will lift its indoor mask requirements Tuesday for unvaccinated people and March 12 for schools and child care facilities, state officials said Monday.

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01 Mar 2022

Burnout: How I Deal With Writers’ Block

TRIGGER WARNING The fireplace is crackling and an out of tune piano is being played by an underweight teenager. My body has been filled with anxiety for hours because I ran out of my medication. I haven’t been able to eat any solid foods and I’ve been opting for Kate

Valeria Castaneda 0
16 Feb 2022

How I Discovered The Art of Doing Nothing: Part Two

Last week, I left you with skepticism.  After years of resistance, I picked up Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing. I was admittedly prepared for a predictable read.  I was ready to meet another advocate for mindfulness in these pages, repackaging the message of Eckhart Tolle and Alan Watts for

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
14 Feb 2022

Romance Scams Are on the Rise in the Bay Area

Amidst the roses, romantic dinners and candy, danger lurks on Valentine’s Day and other days, with romance scams on the rise across the Bay Area, FBI officials said Friday. Victims in the FBI’s San Francisco division lost more than $64 million to romance scams in 2021, compared with $35 million

Bay City News 0
10 Feb 2022

What You Don’t Know About BAS

My name is Alex Mak, I’m the managing editor and co-owner of BrokeAssStuart.com. You may recognize my byline as I’ve personally written over 1,000 articles for BAS, and I’ve edited and published 3 times that many by independent writers from our community. What many of you already know about independent media,

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