COVID-19

14 Oct 2020

SF Playgrounds Reopen For Kids! (With Lots Of Restrictions)

San Francisco is taking baby steps toward (hopefully) fully reopening, and we hope this one doesn’t seesaw back. Playgrounds all over the city are open again, according to the San Francisco Examiner, as SF remains in the pretty good ‘Orange Tier’ of coronavirus infection rates.   There are still plenty of

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07 Oct 2020

Confirmed: Trump Totally Had COVID Onstage With Joe Biden At Debate

Kamala Harris needs to be awfully damned careful around vice president Mike Pence at their debate, because these Republicans will totally take the stage unmasked, with a raging case of COVID-19, and hate-spewing infected droplets in every direction. A tiny detail five paragraphs deep into a Tuesday Bloomberg article ”Trump’s

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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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23 Sep 2020

Fauci Smacks Down Rand Paul in COVID-19 Senate Hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci had just about enough of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during a Senate hearing Wednesday morning. Paul has repeatedly targeted Fauci, accusing him of being authoritarian in his suggestions aimed at protecting the public from COVID-19. Paul, who contracted the virus in March and infamously went swimming in

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09 Sep 2020

Recordings Prove Trump Intentionally Lied to Public About Virus Threat

“This is deadly stuff.” On Feb. 7, Donald Trump told journalist and biographer Bob Woodward that he knew COVID-19 was deadly, “more deadly than even your strenuous flu.” But months after that acknowledgement, the public facing narrative coming from the White House and directly from the president was that things

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08 Sep 2020

Report: Sturgis Biker Rally Caused 250,000 New Coronavirus Cases

“F*ck that COVID sh*t!” yelled the lead singer of the washed-up, meathead rock band Smash Mouth, last month at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. But the estimated 400,000 bikers who showed up for the 10-day event did indeed get into bed with COVID-19, as a new report ran

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26 Aug 2020

SF Supes Extend Covid-19 Worker, Renter Protections

Guest post by Wesley Wells We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors held Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Full minutes are available right here. Video and transcript are

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19 Aug 2020

A Recipe for Revolution When Government is Willing to Let Us Starve

By Sunny Dell People talk of revolution like they make New Year’s resolutions. They all sound so committed and serious at first, and then the idea fades away as the days tick by and inconvenience settles in. But what happens when it’s more inconvenient to not revolt, when we have

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06 Aug 2020

Nurses Protest Unsafe Working Conditions Across US

Thousands of nurses across the United States put down their stethoscopes and picked up protest signs on Wednesday, August 5th to address the lack of protective gear (PPE) and unsafe staffing levels in their hospitals.   A shortage of PPE (Personal protective equipment) for both patients and hospital staff has been

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