politics

08 May 2018

The June 2018 BAS Voter Guide

Seeing as the election is less than a month away we figured it was time to put out our voter guide help you decide who and what to vote for on Tuesday, June 5th 2018. Absentee ballots should be hitting your mailboxes very soon so you can look at this

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01 May 2018

A Comics View of Michelle Wolf at The White House Correspondents Dinner

After her performance on the WHCD, she was essentially dragged through the mud by the internet for her act, claiming things like it being raunchy and mean spirited. Here’s the thing: It was. It was supposed to be.

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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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25 Apr 2018

The Easiest Way You Can Fight Unfair Evictions

This Saturday at 11am is a mobilization for Yes on F, the proposition that will give every San Franciscan facing eviction access to an attorney. It’s a pretty groundbreaking measure and could keep tens of thousands of folks in their homes. You can learn more about Prop F right here.

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02 Apr 2018

Can Tech Actually Help Get out the Vote?

By Full Circle Fund Rising Leader – Aiasha Khalid How’s The News treating you today? If you are getting exhausted of the goings on and the barrage of information and headlines, good news, the midterms are coming! Regardless of your politics, these are clearly an important moment in American electoral

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28 Mar 2018

You Can Help End Unfair Evictions in San Francisco

This Saturday at 11am is the kickoff party for Yes on F, the proposition that will make give every San Francisco facing eviction access to an attorney. It’s a pretty groundbreaking measure and could keep tens of thousands of folks in their homes. You can learn more about Prop F

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08 Mar 2018

How a Young, Son of Immigrants, is Turning SF Politics on its Head

He’s not a very tall or imposing man. His warm smile and approachable demeanor don’t scream hardened politician in the least bit. He uses his words as inspiration instead of weaponry. He may seem like a young idealist, but that’s exactly what should worry his opponents. Ryan Khojasteh brings his

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14 Feb 2018

My Journey from Male Lobbyist to Transwoman

Guest post by Maria Konner I was a male lobbyist, and now I’m a woman.  What I’m actually saying is that being a male lobbyist drove me to becoming a woman. Let me explain. Not all lobbyists are men, but characteristics of successful lobbyists are inherently male, and it was

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