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Google Money

If you google “money,” the search engine called Google, from which that verbification is derived, will tell you that there are 1.12 billion results (as of February 27, 2014). That…

San Francisco’s Displacement Crisis

The tech boom has made San Francisco’s real estate the most expensive in the nation. Tech companies, from startups to Fortune 500 firms, are cleaving more and more income for…

Google: One Of Our Biggest Tax Dodgers

Google: One Of Our Biggest Tax Dodgers

Yesterday San Francisco’s politicians announced that Google, Apple, and other Silicon Valley companies will be charged for the use of the city’s bus stops. Until yesterday the private buses, untold…

The Big Business Lobby Behind BART Management

In July, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers went on strike for four and a half days resisting the concessions demanded by the District's management. After a 60-day cooling off…

The Tech Industry & Social Disruption

Disruption was once a theory of social change that inspired the radical Left. In the 1970s scholars like Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward developed a disruptive theory of social…

CanPowerSF?

In 2004 San Francisco committed itself to a revolutionary economic and environmental rejuvenation project centered on complete overhaul of the city's energy system. Or did it? The plan back then…

Detroit’s Pensions

Having gorged unsustainably on the public sector of Michigan’s largest city for decades, having left empty schools, libraries, and office buildings like gnawed bones scattered about a massacre, having erased…

Monsanto University

Last month the University of California intervened in a high stakes U.S. Supreme Court case on the side of the agribusiness giant Monsanto Company by filing an amicus brief stating…

Finance Titans Face Huge Penalties

San Francisco is a global center of finance, so it's no coincidence that a major class action lawsuit filed against some of the world's biggest private equity groups is targeting…

Mycophilia

The first storm of Winter has passed. Already the forests of Mendocino are greening up after the dry heat of the late Summer. The rich smell of the woodland floor's…

Vegetable Porn & Radical Politics

The second annual National Heirloom Exhibition last week in Santa Rosa was much expanded from the inaugural event the prior year. In 2011 organizers managed to fill out the Sonoma…

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