election

16 Oct 2019

East Bay Special Elections Voter Guide

It’s almost election-lite time in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Both counties will hold special elections Nov. 5 with very little to vote on, but local stuff matters in big ways and the measures in your area are worth having an opinion on. Here are the basics for each county

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02 Oct 2019

Ignorance is Destroying Us: Defining Treason, Coup, First Amendment and Bias

EDITORIAL One deeply concerning issue, completely unrelated to Trump, has bubbled to the top of the last few years’ toxic stew: the sad state of our education system. To some degree, historically heavy terms are often improperly thrown around with pointed intention, the point being to stir emotion. The collective

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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25 Sep 2019

How to Stay Sane and Find Hope in Trump’s Gaslit America

It’s been a crazy 24 hours. It’s been a crazy few years. Crazy being the operative word. The plight of Americans and those around the world watching this spectacle is in keeping a firm grasp on reality under a constant threat of deception that intentionally challenges our sanity. Experts have

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11 Sep 2019

Oakland Councilmember Wants to Rid Police Commission of Political Influence

Voters decided less than four years ago to establish an independent Oakland Police Commission as an extra level of oversight on the police department, which would have had some teeth if allowed to do the job they were sent in to do. With the overwhelming passage of Measure LL, the

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09 Apr 2019

Can I Be A Feminist and Still Support Joe Biden?

By Rachel Fogletto When I first saw the images of Joe Biden suggestively hugging and touching the shoulders of women my thoughts were conflicted. Is this real? It could be. Where is it going? Why have I never seen this before? Am I wrong? I knew enough about the internet

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01 Nov 2018

Last Minute Get Out The Vote Efforts In New York

The mid-terms are days away. This is the homestretch. Voting is incredibly important but so is getting OTHER people to vote. The only way to correct some of the awful things that Trump has done (and will continue to do) is to help turn the so called ‘Blue Wave into

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26 Apr 2018

Shahid Buttar: Is Congress ripe for a renaissance?

There is no simple way to describe Shahid Buttar. He’s the son of Muslim refugees, a civil rights lawyer, an activist, a grassroots organizer, a DJ, a spoken word artist, a writer, a musician and music producer, among other things. Running as a candidate for San Francisco’s 12th District is

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12 Jan 2017

The Story Behind My Ethic’s Commission Fine

As you may have heard, I screwed up during the mayoral campaign. We made this hilarious video for Yes on F, which was something that I believed in. It was an honest mistake – apparently we weren’t allowed to do that – so the Ethics Commission is fining me $2,552.

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