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08 Feb 2021

DoorDash Spent $5.5 Million To Advertise Their $1 Million Charity Donation

Now that BrokeAssStuart.com is something of a local news organization, we get plenty of press releases from companies wanting to play up their charitable efforts. Sometimes these are excellent grassroots causes, other times the press releases come from highly paid corporate New York public relations firms operating 3,000 miles from

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16 Dec 2020

Delivery Apps Raising Prices Statewide, Despite Prop. 22 Win

Effective today, all Californians will pay more for a DoorDash order. That comes on the heels of Monday’s Uber Eats price increase of $2 more to every San Francisco customer, as reported by Eater SF.   All of the delivery apps are going to be raising their service fees after the

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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09 Dec 2020

Tenderloin Bike Co-Op Provides Ethical Alternative To Despicable Tech Delivery Apps

Ordering food from the supposedly ‘necessary-evil’ delivery apps like Uber Eats, GrubHub, and DoorDash often leaves you with a bill that makes you feel like you could have bought a yacht for that much money. But you’re not the only person getting screwed over by the delivery apps — the

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03 Nov 2020

Reduce Election Day Anxiety With Free and Discounted ‘I Voted’ Sticker Swag

Everybody loves that “I Voted” sticker, and we’d be lying if we said it was solely because people take such pride in casting ballots. Of course, that comes first. But we can’t deny the love of free and discounted swag that comes along with that proof of civic participation.  Though

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02 Oct 2020

Prop 22 is a Terrible Law That Completely Undermines Gig Workers’ Rights

Monday Oct 5th is the start of early voting in California, and the mail-out date for ballots, so its time to start educating yourself on the twelve state ballot initiatives. One huge thing to keep in mind is just how much corporate interests have hijacked the ballot initiative process in

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04 Aug 2020

DoorDash Paying SF Delivery Drivers A Mere 78 Cents In Hazard Pay During The Pandemic

Some companies are offering generous hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The delivery service DoorDash is offering hazard pay too — but just a measly 78 cents per day, and only in San Francisco, and only because the government forced them to. As we see above

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07 May 2020

UC Study Shows Awful Treatment of SF Gig-Workers by Employers During Pandemic

In a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Cruz, which included in-person interviews with hundreds of San Francisco gig-workers beginning in February, followed up by several more surveys with gig-workers through the pandemic ‘shelter in place’ order, reveals an incredible view of our ‘essential workers’ during a pandemic. The

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14 Feb 2019

How Meal Delivery Apps are Killing Your Favorite Restaurants

Our Tech & Social Justice Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Another local restaurant has bitten the dust, and

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