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29 May 2023

Amazon Choked Out Cole Hardware And We Let It Happen

Ever wondered how small businesses can survive during a boom of online retailers and drop shippers looking to go gangbusters? Well — and I’m no professor of economics — pretty much by shoppers buying things from their businesses. In that vein, Cole Hardware, a San Francisco-born-and-raised business since 1959, just

26 Apr 2023

How Apple TV+ Ruined an SF Giants Tradition

There is nothing more American than baseball: groups of friends and fans getting ready early for an afternoon or evening game, sharing greasy backyard burgers and barbeque, arguing about hitting statistics and pitcher ERA, moaning about this ball club or that ball club that hasn’t been to the World Series

27 Jan 2024

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 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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30 Mar 2023

Workers at the California Academy of Sciences Are Unionizing!

Workers at the California Academy of Sciences are unionizing! As I’m writing this, someone literally just drove by my window blaring John Lennon’s song “Power to the People” which couldn’t be more appropriate. The past few years have seen the biggest boom in labor union activity in the United States in

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12 Dec 2022

Big Tech’s User Agreements are Even Worse than You Thought

By JohnTaylor Wildfeuer You must not be reading your user agreements either, because if you were you would have little time for anything else. A 2008 Carnegie Mellon University study found that if American consumers read user agreements for websites they visit once per year it would require 76 full

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19 Nov 2021

Do Not Shop on Amazon for the Holidays This Year

At some point last week, I realized that it was about to be the holiday season. Somehow, we’d trudged through one of the most trying periods in modern history, and that celebratory end-of-year blowout of family, festivities and gift giving was nearly upon us. Unfortunately, just because this year is

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20 Jul 2021

Bezos Admits Amazon Employees and Customers Paid for His Space Joyride

Jeff Bezos, the man who Forbes clocks at a net worth of $205 billion, just thanked Amazon customers and employees for footing his galactic joyride bill. He rocketed off into space Tuesday from the Blue Origin aerospace facility, which he also owns, in West Texas. The New Shepard rocket —

14 May 2021

CloseBuy: The Browser Extension that Helps You Shop Local & Skip Amazon

By Jazz Sahota If you’re like nearly half of Americans, you probably start your search for an item on Amazon. And maybe over the past year, you might have noticed you were spending a bit more on Amazon – since businesses were closed and we all had to shop online

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08 Mar 2021

The Boycott Amazon Movement Is Underway This Week, To Support The Amazon Union

Some Amazon workers are trying to unionize right now, and as such, their union organizing effort is asking us to boycott Amazon for the week of March 7-13. That means no buying stuff on Amazon, plus they’re also asking you don’t stream anything on Amazon Prime, don’t order from Amazon

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