• Politics

    Voter Guide 2020

    It’s election season folks! And despite the fact that the majority of media coverage is dedicated to the two geriatric, fracking-loving candidates running for the Big Office, the truth is that this election decides so much more than the presidency.  In California, one thing we can always count on is a long, complicated ballot full of local and state propositions for voters to decide on (that’s direct democracy in action, baby!) You’ve probably seen ads for and against certain propositions on TV or social media, and it can be hard to make a decision with so much biased information out there.  The idea behind this voter guide is to give…

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    Don’t #Settle for the Status Quo. A Better World is Possible.

    “Voting Blue No Matter Who” is not going to save us. It’s time to divest from politicians and invest in our communities. “Vote Blue No Matter Who.” These five words have become the mantra of liberal Democrats during this election cycle. It is a doctrine of pragmatism; the idea that the wreckage of the past four years has become so insufferable that any candidate, no matter how terrible in their own right, is an acceptable alternative to our current leader.  Trump famously bragged that he could “shoot someone in the middle of Fifth Avenue,” and his supporters would still remain loyal to him, and I don’t doubt the veracity of…