Phil Allen 
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Re: “Can Building Housing Lower Rents?

In short, we're running out of everything but people, apparently the most cancerous of all species ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 01/03/2019 at 10:28 AM

Re: “Should Berkeley Police Be Using 'Spit Hoods?'

So, the BPD is the only local constabulary to do this? Or to lame out on keeping germane statistics? Hard to believe ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 12/27/2018 at 10:28 AM

Re: “The 10 Best Movies of 2018 — And More Recommendations in a Stellar Year for Film

The one movie I saw--'Death of Stalin'--made your list. The price of popcorn keeps me away ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 12/27/2018 at 10:21 AM

Re: “Gina Arnold's 'Half a Million Strong' Unpacks Music Festivals, Race, and Power

Remembering the antipathy, I re-read some of Gina's columns. I know why I held on to them ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 12/14/2018 at 12:10 PM

Re: “Where's That Byline?

Gina Arnold was the first name I thought of. What luck! Still around/alive/here ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 11/05/2018 at 7:53 PM

Re: “The Real Fight Against Fake News

I thing I find so remarkable about the so-called 1% is how hidden they are. Where are they? Their new penthouses, old 'good buildings' or gated estates? Are they grabbing the subway strap during commute hours? Do they only frequent places with customer filters (big beefy underpaid toughs at the door)? When cornered, are they polite? ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 10/04/2018 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Cafeteria Food: What the Tray Says About Us

For those out and about and travelling to the southwest or mountain states, the Furr's/Bishop's cafeteria chain must be experienced. Theirs are large home-y places that serve everything under the sun from the general classic American cooking menu. While I've been grounded for many years, I imagine their menus have kept up with the times ..

Posted by Phil Allen on 09/27/2018 at 10:02 AM

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