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Posts published by “Darwin Bond-Graham”

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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