Finance

19 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Diamond Industry is a Corrupt Sham Too

by Kate Brunotts Everyone seems to be talking about the Safdie brothers’ latest film “Uncut Gems” and how it was overwhelmingly snubbed in the 2020 Oscar nominations. The film, notably starring Adam Sandler in a non-comedic role, follows the chaotic life of a fictional player in 2012’s New York Diamond

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14 Jan 2020

Oakland Beer Bar Selling Micro Loans to the Community

This article was made possible by the fine folks at SMBX. Last year a new financial system launched right here in San Francisco. A company called the SMBX, which dubs itself “the world’s first Small Business Bond marketplace”, quietly opened for business, and quickly helped the beloved San Francisco-based knife

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13 Jan 2020

How to Deal With Your A**hole Landlord

by Limus Woods How many of you all just want to punch your landlord in the face? Well, believe me, you are not alone. This isn’t just because so many landlords out there are corrupt, but simply because of the amount of people who rent their residences. According to Pew

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23 Dec 2019

What It’s Like Being A Server in San Francisco

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! Bob Dylan once wrote, You’re gonna have to serve somebody, yes indeed you’re gonna have to serve somebody. As a long-time server and resident of San Francisco, that couldn’t be more true.

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03 Dec 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday. Tell Capitalism to Fuck Off.

“Just buy it! You don’t have to rationalize everything,” Lisa Simpson said to her mother as the guilt-ridden Marge found a pink Chanel suit marked down from $2,800 to $90. “All right, I will buy it,” Marge says, talking herself into purchasing a garment she’ll run through her sewing machine

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07 Nov 2019

5 Fun Date Ideas to Distract You From Your Crippling Student Debt

by Ben Mangelsdorf In case you were wondering, college has been going amazing. I definitely spent the first two years of the best four years of my life contemplating whether life was truly worth living, but I’ve gotten past that and have developed a strong sense of apathy and disregard

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04 Nov 2019

Nearly Half of American Renters Are Cost-Burdened by Rent

This article comes from the folks at Apartment List Let’s take a look back on 2018: a year of record-low unemployment and increasing wages. Yet according to a new study by Apartment List, virtually half of American renter households are still struggling with their housing costs. Apartment List’s 2019 Cost

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