income inequality

12 Apr 2022

Will Home Ownership Ever Be Possible In The Bay Area?

Life in the Bay Area is expensive, that’s not a secret and has been reiterated numerous times. It’s becoming cliché to write articles bemoaning the current state of the housing crisis in our region. However, despite how cost prohibitive it has become, home ownership is still a goal we should

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 3
14 Dec 2021

Why Nextdoor is a NIMBY Hellscape

In the past few years I’ve become increasingly thrifty, not just for financial purposes, but environmental ones as well. In order to find the things I needed, I’d utilize craigslist and Facebook marketplace, but every now and then I’d open NextDoor.  I listed my parents’ address on Nextdoor since they

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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,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
15 Sep 2020

‘Guaranteed Income’ Could Be Coming to SF Under Sup. Matt Haney’s Proposal

The idea of a universal basic income has been gaining support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but the idea has really been around for hundreds of years. Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang popularized the idea with his concept of the Freedom Dividend, which would have given “$1,000 a month, [or]

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28 Jul 2020

The ‘Overpaid CEO Tax’ Will be on SF’s November Ballot

Tech companies are striking it rich during the coronavirus pandemic, while the working class is stuck in dire financial straits. But our dystopian Dickens-novel “Best of times, worst of times” phenomenon that has plagued San Francisco for years could change thanks to a piece of legislation just approved by the

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01 Jan 2020

The New Roaring Twenties: Welcome to the Revolution

One hundred years ago, women were just about to win the fight to ratify the 19th amendment and what followed was a cultural manifestation of that new independence. It was an opulent display bordering on hedonism, where opium and sexuality dripped as hair and dresses shortened. It was a time

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28 Oct 2019

Loopholes The Rich Use to Avoid Paying Their Share

by Kate Brunotts I don’t know if you’ve seen the movie The Laundromat on Netflix, but I’m not sure I’d recommend it. As it turns out, even if the darling Meryl Streep serves as the main actor, a movie can still fall short. However, regardless of the totally unqualified film

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03 Jul 2019

Concord Residents Are Being Choked to Death

Oh, Concord. It feels like decades have passed since Conde Naste named the “big little city” one of the 10 best places in the world to retire. But it wasn’t decades ago – it’s been just over three years since that grandiose claim was made. There was a time when

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18 Jul 2018

Anonymous Millionaire Gives Entire Fortune to SF Nonprofit

An extreme act of charity has hopes of remaking the San Francisco social services landscape. One businessperson has just donated their entire fortune — and all their possessions — to a philanthropic nonprofit dedicated to helping San Francisco’s neediest and homeless residents. The individual has to remain anonymous until various transactions

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