The painting above is awfully interesting, wherein a little Flemish boy in the early 1600s is feeding a monkey, with a dead deer sprawled on a table whilst a nutty goose is honking away behind him. The painting’s secret history might be even more interesting. According to a bombshell investigative
As if things couldn’t get any worse, we’ve now got Nazis encouraging each other to spread coronavirus to the police and to Jews. According to this story that just came out on ABC News, the FBI released a report on Thursday saying it has intercepted online messages from far right
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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under
Contra Costa County has always been one of the hardest counties in the Bay Area to define. Some define it by its largest city, Concord – known for its direct view of Mt Diablo, thriving Latinx community, and multiple stops on the BART line. Others think of old, industrial Contra Costa – the part of the county stretching from San Pablo Bay in Richmond to the Carquinez Strait in Martinez – with its shoreline, military history and the majority of the Bay’s refineries.
If you couldn’t tell, Pier 5 Law Offices is awesome. They are a a group of really progressive sole practitioner lawyers who have been fighting the good fight for over 40 years. In fact they’ve successfully defended more marijuana cases than any other group of lawyers. As you can tell
This is par for the course. For Black folks, America has always been a hazardous navigation with racist cops and water-cannons, bigoted institutions and poor legal representation. For most of our history you couldn’t even play on the course if you were “colored” (pretty sure we still have plenty of “country clubs” like that ). Today, the tee is still set about a hundred yards back with more than sandtraps lying in wait.
Activist and thought leader Elizabeth McLaughlin made an excellent suggestion on facebook addressing how to peacefully combat racist rallies like the one in #charlottesville. Specifically, there are white supremacist rally planned for Crissy Field in San Francisco on August 26th and in Downtown Berkely on August 27th. McLaughlin referenced a great, non-violent tactic to combat these hateful
Created by Bartenders against Nazi’s, inspired by neo-fascist Richard B. Spencer getting punched in the face
“We fought for social justice.” –Khieu Samphan a leader of the Khmer Rouge, a group that murdered roughly 25% of Cambodia’s population in the 1970s. Americans in the 21st century have it incredibly easy. We’re so used to freedom that we don’t spend much time thinking about the particulars of how others