politics

19 Feb 2019

Let’s Get Civical Is The Podcast That’s Equal Parts Civics Class and Comedy Show

I bet you think you’re pretty well educated about politics. You can probably name most of the Dems who’ve already announced they’re running in 2020 but can you explain what gerrymandering is? What about ‘cloture’? Or ‘quorum’? Politics is more than just the names on the ballot. It’s also the

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12 Feb 2019

Young Politicians of Color You Should Get To Know

By Arbed Marie Cancel We can all agree that under this current Trump administration a lot of unfortunate truths have come to light. The increase of hate crimes and racial attacks, for one, are notable factors in today’s America. These issues have sparked more intrigue in politics for average Americans

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15 Jan 2019

Water For Grassroots Is Helping Turn Red States Blue

It’s safe to say that the midterms brought out a lot of first-timers. First-time voters and first-time candidates. Whether it was because of Trump, #metoo or any of the other multitude of reasons, the political novices were motivated and ready. Many of these first-time candidates were backed by small, local

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
17 Dec 2018

This Organization Teaches Women How To Run For Office And How To Win

We’ve all imagined that if we were politicians things would be different, right? They’d be better. But, let’s be honest, do you know how to get on the ballot? How to raise money? How to draft legislation? There’s a reason why so many politicians hold the same office for years.

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19 Oct 2018

Despite Dept. of Elections Bungling Things, Here’s Our Endorsements for Judges

First off, as the staff writer who puts these guides together, I’d like to apologize for completely missing these since I usually keep an eye out for judges. To be fair, though, the California Secretary of State’s office and San Francisco Department of Elections didn’t exactly make this specific part

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09 Oct 2018

The November 2018 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. Seeing as the incredibly important Midterm 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, November 6th 2018. Absentee

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25 Sep 2018

We wanna send you to this year’s TNDC Pool Toss!

Win a chance to dunk local dignitaries into the pool at the Phoenix Hotel! In fact, everybody into the pool! That’s a welcome invitation for some of San Francisco’s leading luminaries, who’ll dunk for dollars at the 26th Annual Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) Pool Toss. The ever popular pool-party-with-a-purpose

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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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