Posts Tagged: starbucks

The Thread: Look What You Made Me Do

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Can a person with some agency ever claim victimization, or are agency and victimhood a binary?

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Home Is Here

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There is no singular Muslim story, no definitive identity for the entire religion. […] Here, four women discuss what it’s like to be a minority in America in 2017, post-9/11 and post-Trump.

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The Day the FBI Tapped Our Phones

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I held an image in my mind of my daughter and me in a small rowboat and I’m rowing, rowing, rowing as hard as I can, away from this sinking ship.

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Make Mine a Double Decker

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San Francisco residents (or anyone amused by public transportation shenanigans) should look no further than Muni Diaries’s Five Best Muni Moments. Favorite: “a rider saw two guys selling Starbucks coffee beans out of a suitcase on the back of the 22-Fillmore. Entrepreneurial spirit, no?” Tweet your SF Muni moments or follow for some light reading during those […]

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Nick Cave Monday #25: “Abattoir Blues”

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Sometimes things get murky in our brains. The depression takes hold. It’s more than melancholy, it’s to the point of absolute despair. “Abattoir Blues” is the title track on the double album released with “Lyre of Orpheus” by The Bad Seeds in 2004. With their intent on keeping things fresh for every new release, the […]

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Starbucks Goes Local, Remains Evil

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“When is a Starbucks not a Starbucks? When it’s a 15th Avenue Coffee and Tea.” That’s right, the same company that made its name offering cookie-cutter storefronts all over the world has decided to rethink its strategy and rip-off the unique, local shops its been putting out of business for years. The test store “will […]

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