Poverty, Google buses and conflicted Jews in San Francisco
When Google buses are stoned and locals protest in San Francisco, angry at being priced out of their city by high-earning tech workers, what’s the Jewish community to do?
Earlier last month it was reported that Google would be taking over the former headquarters of Howard Quinn, a long-established newspaper and catalogue printer in San Francisco’s Mission District for 50 years. There has been speculation that this will only further fuel the anger of locals opposed to San Francisco’s rapid gentrification and increased cost of living, a phenomenon many...
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