Breaking News (SF Bay Guardian): Boom for Whom?

Workers rally at City Hall for an end to corporate welfare programs. GUARDIAN PHOTO BY JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ

Workers rally at City Hall for an end to corporate welfare programs.
GUARDIAN PHOTO BY JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ

We were covered by the SF Bay Guardian!  Here’s the excerpt:

San Francisco’s economy is booming these days, fueled by the latest dot-com bubble and a hot real estate market, sending more than expected tax revenue into city coffers. So why doesn’t San Francisco have a big budget surplus to help address the gentrification and displacement triggered by the boom?

The lack of satisfying answers to that question is adding to the populist political outrage that is now animating the city, from the regular street protests against evictions and rising income inequality to the corridors of City Hall, where labors leaders and progressive activists are calling for a repeal of the corporate welfare policies adopted by the Mayor’s Office.

Read more here: http://www.sfbg.com/2014/03/25/boom-whom

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