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Discover the New Economy: Documentaries and Quick Reads

There's no one place to learn about the New Economy, because it's not any one thing, and while the complexities of a movement comprised of a million different ideas may be daunting, it is actually an...
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ICA Live: A Party with a Purpose

Photos by Eric Anderson and Taylor Bryon America has long been a land of business, trusting the market's invisible hand to guide the birth, life and death of companies. Even as we now see the catastrophic...
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At the Ferguson protest in Oakland (First person)

Photos and video by Eric Anderson At 6pm last night a few hundred people were gathered at Oscar Grant Plaza in downtown Oakland. They were waiting to hear what the grand jury would decide to do with...
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Oakland’s Omni Commons space is where it’s at

The Omni Commons is probably the most exciting thing happening in Oakland right now, and it hasn't even opened yet. The simplest explanation of it: Omni Commons is an enormous old building in Temescal...
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Learning to pickle with Oakland’s Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co.

Lorena Ramos and Max Cadji want to introduce some legit Oakland culture into your diet, specifically raw pickled vegetables: fermented, sealed and sold by the Phat Beetz Youth Pickling Company (PBYPC). Just...
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Living the New Economy Convergence in Oakland

From October 23 to 26, Oakland will host the Living the New Economy Convergence, an event for learning, sharing, collaborating and designing the New Economy. The event is a hybrid of several familiar types of...
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Learning to pickle with Oakland’s Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co.

Lorena Ramos and Max Cadji want to introduce some legit Oakland culture into your diet, specifically raw pickled vegetables: fermented, sealed and sold by the Phat Beetz Youth Pickling Company (PBYPC). Just...
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KQED’s Cy Musiker to moderate Oakland mayoral candidate forum

The days get shorter and the politics get longer. November 4, with its weather and its elections, is knocking on the other side of October. California will be choosing a Governor and an Attorney General,...
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Oakland’s Giant Burgers: Winners of the cheap-burger awards

When in Doubt: Eat a Hamburger. Having a go-to burger spot may not be the most illustrious of the American privileges, but it is one of the most accessible. Why? Because burgers are cheap. That's how they...
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Oakland pre-party for SF Zine Fest this Friday

Mystery Date zine by Oakland artist Lynn Peril On August 29th, Tilde and Libros Libres are hosting a Friday night pre-party here in Oakland as a kickoff for this weekend's SF Zine Fest. SF Zine...