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This Massacre Was a Hate Crime – UCSB, Isla Vista, Feminism and One Alumnus’s Thoughts

An abandoned shoe in Isla Vista in 2008 Friday night there was a stabbing and shooting in my alma mater, UC Santa Barbara. I heard the news via facebook mere minutes after a young man drove through the center of Isla Vista in a black BMW shooting. For those unfamiliar with the community, UC Santa … Continue reading

Chris Matthews Speaks At The World Affairs Council, I Remember Why Media Fails

  The stage at the fairmont The real reason for the event, book sales About a minute away from me asking a few questions.   Chris Matthews, MSNBC’s host of Hardball, spoke tonight in San Francisco at the Fairmont where the World Affairs Council held a program with him discussing: “Will Politics in Washington Ever … Continue reading

Multimillionaire Sheryl Sandberg wants An Unpaid Intern

Sheryl Sandberg is no stranger to press – according to Forbes she’s the sixth most powerful woman in the world and her book Lean In has launched a nonprofit that aims to, “encourag(e) women to pursue their ambitions, and chang(e) the conversation from what we can’t do to what we can do.” Which sounds great … Continue reading

New York Union Drops Candidate After Sexual Harassment Reports

Earlier today the Executive Board of 32BJ SEIU unanimously voted to rescind their endorsement of Assembly Member Micah Kellner for a City Council seat. It was the first time the union, which has 75,000 members in New York City, has ever rescinded an endorsement. The union’s members include janitors, property maintenance workers, doormen, security officers, … Continue reading

Google Introduces Chromecast – Threatens Apple TV and RoKu with Cheaper Streaming Content

Wednesday Google announced on it’s company blog a new streaming device to bring all your favorite web and video content to your TV, Chromecast. Chromecast has several key features which will make it highly competitive even with competitors already on the market. It’s cheaper with a highly affordable price point of $35, it is compatible … Continue reading

Bradley Manning Supporters Flash Mob at SF Pride

SF Pride insists the Bradley Manning controversy was over… but with a contingent of aprox. 2,000 supporters in the largest non-corporate group to march, I think they’re wrong. This flashmob was a small part of their presence on the parade route today.

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Natalie Portman Got Paid, Court Rules Hollywood’s Unpaid Interns Should Too

Memo to Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc Interns: Quit your coffee fetching! If you’re doing work, you’re an employee and should be paid. If you’ve ever worked an unpaid internship at some point while fetching coffee, making copies and doing other work for your employer it might have occurred to you that you were actually just … Continue reading

SF Pride Manning Controversy Continues After Community Forum

If you believe SF Pride, the community forum on May 31st was the final discussion regarding the Bradley Manning controversy and now that they’ve released a statement we can move on. Releasing a statement that said, “Over the past several weeks, SF Pride has sought to respectfully listen to and consider the various opinions and … Continue reading