Activism

24 Jun 2022

Most Significant Overturning of Rights in Our Lives

After 50 years, abortion rights have been taken away. The Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs. Wade in a decision that has rocked the nation today. Protests are already underway in many cities and you can expect that there will definitely be some today in The Bay as well. Organizers

Katy Atchison 0
16 Feb 2022

What They’re Not Telling You About Bay Area Starbucks Closures

Is your neighborhood Starbucks closed?  According to local news reports, several Starbucks locations are struggling with “staffing shortages.” Considering that we’re still in the midst of a global pandemic, this seems plausible. But there’s a larger story at play here that’s not making headlines.  Last December, employees at the Elmwood

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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01 Dec 2021

Anarcho-Curious? Bound Together Bookstore Sees “Record Sales”

Anarchism means different things to different people. For some, it’s synonymous with chaos. For others, it’s a compelling alternative to structural hierarchies. Either way, it’s a loaded term, resistant to tidy definitions and often crudely portrayed. Generally, though, anarchism is anti-capitalist, as it opposes “exploitation of man by man” and

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
17 Nov 2021

Uber Founder’s Latest Sinister Business Venture Lands in Oakland & SF

You may be familiar with Uber founder Travis Kalanick. In 2017, Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after complaints of Uber’s toxic workplace culture surfaced, including claims of sexual harassment and discrimination. Nevertheless, this tick has found a new host. Kalanick has since launched another highly exploitative and secretive

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 3
19 Oct 2021

Black Panther Party Alumni, Punk Artists Join Forces to Revive Radical Roots

It all began here in Oakland 55 years ago: the rise of what would become a global movement for equal civil rights under the law, for oppressed brothers and sisters of every stripe. With a “radical” idea of what equality looks like and a 10-point platform, the Black Panther Party

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30 Sep 2021

Protestors Shut Down GG Bridge Traffic to Call for $3.5T Funding Package, Pathway to Citizenship

By Eli Walsh A group of immigrant rights activists shut down traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge Thursday morning to call on federal legislators to pass trillions of dollars in social program spending and create a pathway to citizenship for people living in the country illegally. Activists with the Bay

Bay City News 1
26 Oct 2020

5 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW to Make 2020 Less Awful

Hi everyone! Nivi here, founder of Soapbox Project, a media startup that makes socia impact easy for busy people. It’s so nice to meet you. I’ve been following Broke-Ass Stuart over a year now (though it’s felt more like a decade). For me, living through a pandemic has been a

Guest Writer 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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