Today We Launch the Injustice Boycott in Standing Rock, San Francisco, and New York City
Shaun King
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In fighting gentrification, I tried to get the San Francisco Mission District poverty nonprofits to organize to shut down Planning Commission meetings by mobilizing people to suck down all of the public comment time for every item on their agenda. The point would be to stop them from doing business in a way that approves the waves of luxury condos that are displacing our neighborhood out from under us

Their take was that they did not have the capacity to undertake such a campaign.

Real campaigns to exact real economic costs from oppressors require planning, organization and strategic thought to organize to mobilize enough to tip the balance.

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